In easy reach, there are many beaches and fantastic gardens.


If you fancy something a bit unusual / scary (!), then check out the Mount Batten Centre which offers Orienteering, Rock Climbing and Abseiling, Coasteering, Caving and Gorge Walking. Or the aptly named Adrenalin Quarry for wild swimming, climbing & tombstoning plus zip wires and more! If you are looking for some climbing, then check out Climb Cornwall. The Tamar Trails Centre near Tavistock is great for bike rides, tree surfing, canoeing and more. Fancy some stand-up paddle boarding? Then contact the lovely Mel at Mai Adventures who can take you out from our quay!

Segway adventures are available at Go Segway who offer a variety of options in woods just over in Devon, all great fun.

Clay Pigeon Shooting and Archery

This is available at Cart Ridge Shooting Ground a few miles away in Landrake. If you are looking to learn, or a family group activity, try The Big Shoot in Liskeard (about 20 minutes away). Or if woodcraft and Archery are your thing, Hawk’s head wood craft  are approximately 40 minutes away.


There are many great options available in rivers (including Trout, Salmon, Grayling),  the sea and still water. There is more information here.


A few miles away is the St Mellion International Resort with a Jack Nicklaus-designed, parkland course. Also within a few miles is the China Fleet Country Club in Saltash with it’s par 72 parkland course. A little further away is England’s Oldest Golf Course at the Royal North Devon Golf Club in Bideford.

Health Spa

If you want some pampering during your stay without leaving the comfort of the farm, then you can book treatments with one of our recommended therapists, click here to find out more.

Or there are Health Spa facilities a few miles away either at the St Mellion International Resort or the China Fleet Country Club. More intimate is The Greenhouse Spa a couple of miles away in St Mellion.


There are plenty of opportunities in the nearby safe waters of the Tamar estuary and there is a yacht club approximately 1 mile away in Cargreen. It is possible to bring your own boat and launch from a local quay with prior arrangement.

You could charter a boat for sea fishing, dolphin watching, bird watching or just a coastal trip to enjoy the beauty all around.  Saltwater Boat Hire offers motorboat charter in Plymouth. PlymsailDevon Sail and Liberty Yachts all offer bareboat and skippered yacht charters from Plymouth. From Looe (which is 30 minutes away)  you can go sea fishing and charter a boat. Plymouth Boat Trips offer a variety of short cruises including options to a great beach (where you can stay for the day and catch a later boat back), sundowner trips and history tours.

Canoe hire and trips are available from Cotehele Quay which is 15 – 20 minutes away and set slightly further up the River Tamar from the farm. Try Tamar Boat & Canoe Hire in Calstock who can be contacted on 07727 273682 or Canoe Tamar Safari. Mai Adventures offer Kayak and SUP hire (and lessons) from about a mile away in our village. Kayak hire is available from TK Watersports from a variety of local locations.

Sibblyback Lake offers a wide range of equipment hire (rowing, windsurfing, sailing, canoeing, SUP, kayaking) or you can bring your own kit and launch there.

Stand-up Paddle Boarding is possible from the farm’s quay or another local quay – contact the lovely Mel at Mai Adventures.

Surf Hire and Lessons at Whitsand Bay with Adventure Bay They can also take you Coasteering if you are feeling brave!

Tamar Valley Vineyard offer guided tours of their beautiful vineyard.

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