Adventure: top picks

Visiting West Cornwall in the off-season is the perfect opportunity to discover something new about somewhere you love.

Ancient sites in a day

Ancient Sites

West Penwith is home to numerous ancient sites – far too many to explore in just one day.

Mining trails

Enjoy an adventure-packed break exploring mining trails and discover the fascinating history of the local area.

Serious cyclists

If you are a cycling enthusiast, chances are that Land’s End is already on your radar, as it’s the starting point for the UK’s ‘End to End’ cycling route. But did you know that there’s another long-distance route right here in West Cornwall?

Here to hike

You see so much more when you explore on foot, and there’s plenty to inspire you to get out there. The South West Coast Path is particularly popular with walkers. It weaves around the entire south west coast, with some of the most scenic sections in the West Cornwall area.

Water sports

Out of season, into the sea. Yes, people still make the most of the coast in the off-season. On calmer, brighter days, you might see cold water swimming groups out in Mount’s Bay, but when the conditions are right, the experienced kitesurfers and windsurfers come out in force.

St Michael’s Way

St Michael’s Way is a scenic walk that takes you from Lelant near St Ives to St Michael’s Mount in Marazion (see map here). You’ll follow the scallop shell waymarks […]

Low tide adventures

Low Tide Adventures

Explore one of West Cornwall’s most photographed bays and walk across the causeway to St Michael’s Mount. In the area, you’ll also find Gwelen, a new arts trail that reimagines a submerged ancient forest in Mount’s Bay.