Things to do

The North Cornish coast is a buzzing haven for thrill-seekers, watersports enthusiasts and the adventure seekers among your family. There is truly something for everybody whether that is riding waves to high-speed boat trips around the Camel Estuary.

Those looking for a quieter and more relaxed time will still find plenty to do with many local attractions from National trust sites and peaceful clifftop walks to local vineyard tours.

We have put together a handy guide detailing a few of our favourite day trips and activities to be enjoyed.

Sea Kayaking, Wild Swimming, Coasteering and Rock Climbing

The coastline around Polzeath is a playground for adventure, with stunning venues for all the above. Cornish Rock Tors are based on Polzeath beach and offer tailor-made adventure packages for complete beginners all the way through to seasoned adrenaline junkies, covering half day trips to multiple day courses in Coasteering, Sea-Kayaking, Rock Climbing and Wild Swimming.

More information ….. 10% off for customers staying at The Point

Surf Lessons

Based on the beach in Polzeath, Surf’s Up offer surf lessons for beginners to elite level. Qualified surf instructors will look after you and your family.

For more information and the latest surf forecast and webcam of Polzeath. 10% off for customers staying at The Point

Water skiing, Wakeboarding, Boat Charter and Paddleboarding

Explore the Estuary by boat or paddleboard. See the Camel Ski School website for more information.

Stopover for a takeaway coffee or book a private BBQ party on their floating island. Camel Ski School, Rock – 01208 862727

Bicycle Hire – Go Bicycle – bicycles delivered to your door! Call 01208 815715 // 07950 774067 or see their website.

Bridge Bicycles – the original Camel Trail Cycle Hire Shop, located at the heart of the Camel Trail in Wadebridge. Call 01208 813 050, or click here for more information.


Vineyard Tours

Enjoy fine Cornish wine – grown and produced within 15 miles of Polzeath. Both Camel Valley and Trevibban have lovely wine tasting facilities and organise tours of their Vineyard. Definitely worth a day/ half-day trip on your holiday. Camel Valley has built up a significant reputation particularly for their pink sparkling wine and are now exporting abroad. Trevibban Mills is Cornwall’s newest wine producer and specialise in Organically grown wines.

Camel Valley Vineyard 01208 77959

Trevibban Mill  01841 541413

Fancy doing more than one vineyard in a day?! Cornish Wine Tours run multi-vineyard tours for groups including transport and nibbles at each. View their packages here.

Cider Tours

Haywood Farm Cider, St Mabyn, Bodmin, 01208 840140


More activities and day trips:

Fishing Padstow – 01841 532 639

Rock Fishing Trips – 01208 863 343 – or click here for more information.

Leisure and Speed Boat Trips Padstow – 07811 113380

Go Karting St Eval Kart Circuit – 01637 860160

Clay Pigeon Shooting – 07790158109

Wadebridge Cinema – 01208 812791

Bodmin and Wenford Steam Railway – 01208 73555

Newquay Aquarium – 01637 878134

National Lobster Hatchery – Marine Conservation – Padstow

iBounce trampoline park Bodmin

Farm world Dairyland nr Newquay – 01872 510246

Kids World, St Austell, please click here for more information 01726 815553

Camel Creek Adventure 01841 540276