Surfing and Paddle Boarding
North Cornwall has some of the UK's best surfing beaches and surfing is popular on the amazing beaches. There are surf hire and surf schools within a few miles of Bossiney to suit all ages & abilities. Popular surfing beaches are Trebarwith Strand , Polzeth, Widemouth and Bude. Harlyn surf school near Padstow offer paddleboarding experiences to try with family or friends.
Horse Riding & trekking
The nearest stable is Tredole Trekking and Riding Stables at Trevalga, Boscastle. You can find more riding stables for all abilities in and around Bude
Thrillseekers can get up close & personal with the rugged North Cornwall coastline and try coasteering, rock climbing, Sea Kayaking or a power boat trip with Cornish Rock Tors at Polzeath, Cornish Coast Adventures at Port Quin or Atlantic Pursuits based at Bude. You can try Coasteering right on your doorstep with Outdoor Adventure who run 2 hour sessions at Bossiney Bay.
Activity Days out for Kids
Carruan Farm Centre at Wadebridge has lots of cuddley animals and a soft play barn. Crealy Adventure Park at Tredinnick has lots of rides providing thrills and spills galore. For budding car racers, Kartworld is at Liskeard You can find more suggestions at www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk
The exposed coast in North Cornwall has many resident seabird colonies. The local stretch of coastline has a number of offshore rock stacks where you may see guillimots, razorbills, fulmars, peregrine falcons or cormorants. Padstow Sea Life Safari run a variety of marine wildlife spotting boat trips out of Padstow harbour, where you can expect to see Puffins, Oyster catchers, Dolphins, Porpoise, sunfish and gray seals.
The Camel Trail is an 18 mile route based on an old railway track that is mostly flat with lovely views. You can cycle to Padstow, Wenford or Bodmin. Cycles can be hired in Wadebridge www.cameltrailcyclehire.co.uk
Painting and Photography
You are surrounded by inspiration for painting and photography at Gilbert Lodge, so bring your easel or camera and frame your perfect view
There are several excellent public golf courses in the area, the nearest is at Bude.