Water Sports

By November 5, 2013 Things to do

On your holiday or short break at CLC Trenython Manor, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to make the most of what Cornwall has to offer by way of its exceptional range of outdoor entertainment.

The county’s stunning beaches, rivers and estuaries offer water sports enthusiasts  – whether beginners or experts – a wonderful chance to learn or improve their skills with great facilities and conditions always available for sailing, surfing, windsurfing or canoeing.

Indeed, whenever you think of Cornwall, the first image that springs to mind is of toned and tanned surfers emerging from the waves on a sun-drenched, sandy beach. And the new ‘sister’ sport of kite surfing may have been designed for Cornwall’s climate and prevailing winds.

Anglers are not forgotten either! You can test your fishing skills in the Cornish lakes and rivers, or perhaps go further out to sea on one of the many charter boats that ply their trade in the harbours of Looe, Mevagissey or Newquay and offer offshore ‘sport fishing’ for larger game fish, including shark!

Here is a short list indicating just some of the water sports opportunities that are available near to CLC Trenython Manor – but there are many more just waiting to be found!

Porthpean, St Austell – a Blue Flag beach, good for canoeing and sailing.

Charlestown, St Austell – this popular Georgian harbour, with its resident sailing ships, offers good conditions for scuba diving and sailing from its pebble beach.

Pentewan Sands, St Austell – a large, sandy beach that is excellent for safe swimming, surfing (in the right conditions), windsurfing, sea-canoeing, water skiing and sailing, with canoe and dinghy hire available nearby.

Carrick Roads, Falmouth – a natural, safe waterway where the calm creeks and inlets are ideal for beginners and improvers in canoeing, kayaking and sailing.

Crinnis Beach, St Austell – is a good spot for beach fishing, while at nearby Polkerris Bay, conditions are usually ideal and equipment hire is available for for kite-surfing, windsurfing and kayaking, with sailing and surfing opportunities also on offer given the right conditions.

In a county that’s almost entirely surrounded by water, there’s a world of water sports fun and excitement in store for you, whatever your ability level or preference. Ask at Reception about Cornwall’s wealth of water sports facilities and they will be pleased to help.