With so much electronic equipment on which to play these days, whatever your age you can sometimes forget that the great outdoors not only offers fresh air but plenty of opportunities for some good old fashioned fun too.
At CLC Trenython Manor, guests – and especially younger ones – are encouraged to explore the woodland and gardens, with areas devoted to den building, planting, observing wildlife and organised activities such as archery.
And so it was over the first school half-term of the year, when a group of youngsters put these to the test and had a thoroughly enjoyable time.
Holidays in Cornwall are about physically taking part rather than being a spectator, and any reference to surfing is as likely to be on the water variety as on the internet.
From CLC Trenython Manor, it is easy to enjoy the surrounding miles and miles of countryside hiking, biking and horse riding; to access water sports including surfing, sailing and fishing on the coast hereabouts and to test your mettle rock climbing, diving or any other of many active options.
So much to do, the county is really just one big adventure playground!