Whether you want to gallop along the sand with the sea breeze in your hair, trot across the moors or plod steadily along the bridleways, horse riding in Bodmin offers an equestrian experience to suit all levels of rider. In fact one of the best ways to discover the beauty that Bodmin has to offer is on horseback. There are many licensed stables throughout the county that provide riding lessons and a variety of trails that will take you through undiscovered parts of the countryside. Trek through woodland, farmland, moorland or along the beautiful Cornish coastline.
Fishing has enjoyed a long history in Bodmin and still remains central to local culture. The sport of fishing naturally slows your body down and lets you unwind - it's just a bonus if you are lucky enough to bag some fine fish on the end of your line.
Take some tips from local fishermen before you pick your spot, but whether you choose a rocky outcrop or bob off the coast on board a traditional fishing boat, you can cast away your worries and appreciate the waterlogged landscape as you wait for your dinner to snag its bait.
Bodmin offers the cyclist a great variety of cycling from quiet country lanes, which meander through picturesque villages and ancient harbours, to more challenging off-road routes which explore the depths of the Cornish countryside. From the genteel Camel Trail and Coast to Coast Trail, which are ideal for those with young children, to the challenging North Cornwall coastal road which provides some of the steepest gradients in the county.