While sunbathing and trying out those delicious Cornish delicacies is a great way to spend your holiday in Cornwall, you can also plan something more adventurous. In fact, adrenaline junkies will find tons of activities around that will give them an exciting and memorable holiday.
1. Kernow Adventure Park, Penryn
Families will love the outdoor and sports activities that will surely make everyone’s heart race. Some activities they can try out include cliff jumping, inflatable obstacle course, ring rides, and swimming. Make sure to book online to get in easily.
2. The Track, Portreath
The Track is another family-friendly destination that is suitable even for toddlers! Visitors can still expect thrills trying out the different tracks. The youngest ones can try out the balance bike track while older participants can try out the more difficult versions. Not only is it professionally maintained, but they provide coaching as well. Plus, they have a foam pit and an onsite cafe to provide everything you need. Early booking is not necessary.
3. Adrenaline Quarry, Liskeard
This is zip line on steroids, as you fly a 500m long, 50m high line at 40mph. If this is not enough, then try out the 170ft swing over the lake. You can also try out the Blob which is an inflatable for adults. It will catapult all passengers until their knees grow weak. They offer the best adventures in Cornwall, which is why more than 30,000 visitors come yearly.
4. Extreme Academy, Newquay
This is the ultimate destination for water lovers, where the activities are beach-based. Try out wave skiing, landboarding, or kite buggying, which are included in the “Extreme Day“ package. Even beginners need not fear, as they have instructors on hand to help out plus each one has an unparalleled safety record. Changing rooms, wetsuits for hire, and hot showers are also available onsite.
5. Mount Hawke Skatepark, Mount Hawke
Skateboarding in the UK actually began in Cornwall, which is why skaters have enough parks to visit. The skate park in Mount Hawke is one of the oldest at 30 years old but it continues to be top in terms of excitement. It is constantly being developed, so it makes sense to come back every year. For example, a dirt jump trail is slated to be built, adding the level of adventure for visitors.
6. Kernow Coasteering, Penzance
For those who are not aware, coasteering is moving along the coastline, along the cliffs or in the sea. This involves canyoning, jumping, diving, climbing, and swimming. Not only is it a hair-raising activity, but it will truly work out your body. Kernow Coasteering offers activities all around Penzance and St. Ives, including the Isles of Scilly. Beyond being an exciting activity, you will also be rewarded with breathtaking sights only found in Cornwall.
Take the chance to do something new and heart-pounding during your next trip to Cornwall. These adventures are available for visitors of all ages, so families can easily find an exciting activity for everyone. Beyond trying out something different, you can create memories that will last for a long time.