Our favourite things to do in North Cornwall

Posted by Emily on 31st July 2017

things to do in north cornwall

One of the finest Cornish holiday destinations and a magnet for visitors from the UK and abroad, North Cornwall has an activity to suit everyone, and all holidays whether you're a family, couple, or group of friends.

To inspire your next visit, here are some of our favourite things to do in North Cornwall.


It's impossible to visit the surfing mecca of the UK without wanting to have a go yourself as the sun-kissed boarders make their way back to the shore. With the myriad of stunning beaches located in the area such as Polzeath, Fistral, and Watergate Bay, you will be perfectly placed to do just this. Take advantage of the high quality surf schools that can be found in North Cornwall that will ensure expert tuition and a lot of fun – you'll be shredding in no time!


The perfect pursuit during relaxing holidays in North Cornwall and suitable for everyone. North Cornwall is home to the meandering and largely traffic free Camel Trail which runs for around 18-miles from Wenford Bridge to Padstow, via Wadebridge and Bodmin. From the trail, you will be able to explore some of the most scenic countryside in the South West that is dotted with flowers and wildlife as well as striking coastal locations.

Pony Trekking

The majestic South West Coast Path passes through North Cornwall and offers the chance to see dramatic destinations by the sea, and stunning locations of historic significance such as castle ruins and disused mines. A different way to experience what is on offer here is by embarking on a pony trek along the coast path, a memorable activity for adults and children alike.

Alongside this, North Cornwall is also home to spectacular events such as Boardmasters, the Rock Oyster Festival, and the Newquay Fish Festival.

With so many great things to do in North Cornwall, you are assured of a fun-filled holiday in the county. For the perfect place to stay, look no further than Trevarth Holiday Park near Truro which is perfectly positioned to help you make the most of your North Cornwall holiday!

The park offers a superb range of luxury caravans as well as flat and maintained fields for camping or touring. It's a peaceful setting surrounded by trees and garden. There is a games room, and play area to keep the little ones entertained and there many family attractions including The Eden Project and Flambards nearby.

things to do in north cornwall

things to do in north cornwall


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