There is so much to do and see it's hard to know where to start. Whether you want to escape the day to day routine of life by exploring our incredible coastline, full of soaring cliffs, sandy beaches and secret coves, dive into an exhilerating new experience like coasteering or windsurfing, or kick back and unwind with incredible local food and wine, we have something for everyone.

Rick Stein's Cookery School
If you're all about learning a new skill then this is an opportunity not to be missed.  
Rick Stein’s Cookery School has been voted the best cookery school two years in a row at the food readerawards.  Learn how to recreate some of Rick Stein's most iconic dishes in the stunningly located cookery school in the heart of Padstow.

Horse riding 
What better way to explore our incredible landscape than a relaxing ride along a sandy beach taking in the beautiful surroundings, or an energising canter by the sea.
Tina’s Riding Stables offers horse riding for everyone, from experienced riders to complete beginners. The riding school is located in the beautiful Cornish countryside overlooking picturesque Harlyn Bay.
Fully Licenced By Cornwall Council.

Tina’s Riding Stables
Old Trewithen, St Merryn,
Padstow, Cornwall
PL28 8JZ
07805 638 982

The best surfer out there is the one having the most fun......
North Cornwall is a mecca for watersports, and there really is something for everyone, from leisurely exploring hidden coves on paddleboards to joining the surf dawn patrol. The friendly team at Harlyn Surf School offer a wide range of lessons, activities and equipment hire.

Wild Cornwall
Cornwall is famous for it's marine life. Awe inspiring Basking Sharks, cheeky seals and beautiful dolphins all live around our coastline. For the opportunity to get up close to our incredible wildlife and learn about our rich natural heritage talk to Padstow Sea Life Safaris.
Getting your boots on is a fantastic way to discover our beautiful coastline, woodlands and moors at yourown pace. In the spring the coast path is alive with foxgloves and wild flowers, and in summer sparkling blue seas frame drifts of seathrift. Whether you want to earn the view or just love being out in nature we have the hikes and walks for you.

With the Tour of Britain kicking off in Cornwall in September 2020, now is a great time to jump on a bike and explore our lanes and trails. The famous Camel Trail is the perfect cycle experience for all ages and abilities, winding past riverside estuary and through peaceful moorland and woodland between Padstow and Wenford Bridge.  Wadebridge provides the perfect stop off to refresh with delicious cream teas or a crisp glass of local wine or a pint from one of our fantastic breweries.

If a bit of culture is more your thing then Cornwall will amaze you. With over seventy museums to discover, art galleries, celtic sites and historic houses galore there's plenty for the culturephile . Enjoy our incredibleand diverse music and theatre scene with the award winning Knee High Theatre, Rogue and Miracle Theatres or live music at Tunes in the Dunes, Bands in the Sands and Boardmasters.

We also can't finish this page without  a few honourable mentions for some of our favourite places to visit:
The Eden Project
Lost Gardens of Heligan
Camel Valley Wine
The Leach Pottery
Tate St Ives