Active holidays in Cornwall

Fill every moment with memories

Go wet and wild as your splash, swim and surf your way through your Cornwall holiday. Or if you prefer to stay on dry land, grab your trainers or your bike and look for adventure. Whether your coming with a loved one, enjoying a family holiday or your getting together with a group of friends, there's definitely something to keep you active.



Go walking

Roam free

Calling all walkers… sections of the beautiful South West Coast Path await! So, pack your walking boots and get ready to roam the rugged coastline, come rain or shine. Bude’s a great place to pick up with many places to fuel up before you start. Get your camera ready for stunning views of rocks and beach. Cornwall's scenery is diverse with many amazing walks to keep you active. Or if you prefer to potter around the pretty fishing harbours and villages, that's okay too.

Cycling enthusiasts

Gear up

Enjoy discovering the delights of the Cornish countryside on two wheels. There's plenty of quiet country lanes for family bike rides, quaint villages to peddle around, stopping whenever you spot that Insta-worthy snap you just have to capture, or you can take on the challenge of an off-road cycle routes. After all, you can pick up the Camel Trail from Wadebridge or padstow.  

Hit the surf

Ride a wave

If you love the water, you can't come to Cornwall without trying surfing or bodyboarding! Whether you're a pro who's been riding the waves for years and wants to test your skill against Cornwall's famous surf or you're a beginner, and looking for lessons, Cornwall has you covered. If it seems too energetic for you, grab a bodyboard, there's hours of fun to be had catching the waves and riding them to the shoreline. Surfs up!

Get active with us

Cornwall is the undisputed home of watersports! And at Retallack Resort & Spa, we have a host of wet and wild activities to get you started - ride Cornwall's only guaranteed wave on the FlowRider, take on the challenge of our inflatable obstacle course in the Aqua Park, carve up the lake wakeboarding, or go for a leisurely glide on our SUPs. Want to stay dry, all of our resorts offer a host of activities to keep kids entertained.

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