The county of Cornwall is in the South West of England, forming the westernmost part of the south-west peninsula. It is bordered to the north and west by the Celtic Sea, to the south by the English Channel, and to the east by the county of Devon.
Adventures that you can do on your own, with the right knowledge, skills and equipment
Adrenalin QuarryLower Clicker Rd, Menheniot, Liskeard PL14 3PJ, United Kingdom
Booby’s BayNear Padstow, Cornwall
Boswednack CliffZennor, Saint Ives, TR26 3DE
Cabilla WoodsCardinham, Bodmin, PL30 4EQ
Caerhays BaySaint Austell, Cornwall, PL26 6LY
Carbis BayLudgvan, Penzance
Find local specialists who provide organised adventures in this area, great for those without experience or equipment
Our favourite activities in Cornwall
Suitable for all ages, surfing is an accessible activity for all ages and with miles and miles of coastline to explore in the UK you’re never too far from the surf.
With many different variations, there’s a form of climbing to suit all abilities – both indoors and out, and great places to climb wherever you are in the UK.
One of life’s simple pleasures, wild swimming is not only a great way to connect with the landscape, but boasts many documented health benefits too.
Whether racing downhill, riding a single track or cross-country, there are few better ways to explore the UK countryside than by mountain bike and few better ways to get seriously muddy in the process.
Everyday Adventure stories from Cornwall