Activities and Camping

Great days out with South West Lakes

Explore the great outdoors and have a day filled with fun and adventure! Catch fish, build dens, get on your bike or explore the lakes of the south west by boat or foot.

There are so many things to do at the lakes – discover the joy of simply wandering through woodlands, spotting birds and bugs and playing amongst nature. You can also take to the water and experience an exhilarating adventure as a family.

Please check our Covid update page prior to visiting to make sure you are up to date with information for your trip.


Our lakes provide the perfect setting for a great day out in Cornwall, Devon and on Exmoor. Venture along our trails, encountering nature face to face. Refuel at our onsite cafés with delicious snacks, cakes and hot drinks. Enjoy a wide range of fun things to do – try an activity on or off the water for the very first time, shoot an arrow or swing through the trees, discover paddleboarding or explore our lakes by canoe. Extend your stay and enjoy a night under canvas, create a family holiday packed with new experiences creating lifelong memories.

Holidays like no other 

Keep the whole family entertained with a range of activities on and off the water. Our expertly trained instructors offer superb sessions for you to experience a day out like no other. From canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing to archery and high ropes – there’s plenty of outdoor activities to experience the ultimate day out or holiday with the family in Cornwall, Devon and on Exmoor. 

Enjoy an action-packed weekend of activities for the whole family!

Head to Roadford Lake from 7 - 9 May for the annual Family Camp! 2 nights camping, only £20 per family.
(Electric pitches are an additional £10)

Enjoy half price equipment hire on both the Saturday and Sunday and take part in the below activities, which are suitable for ages 5+ and must be booked in advance. 

Saturday Activities:
Archery, canoe safari, boat trip and our mega SUP splash!
Activities start from just £5.00 per person

Sunday Activities:
Sunday’s theme will be ‘Water and Wildlife’. Take part in pond dipping, a water conservation challenge, bug hunting and a water filter challenge.

Please note, there will be a small charge of £1.50pp.

Self-led activities will include a nature navigator trail and more included in your activity pack, which will include some fantastic prizes across the weekend!

Book now or call us on 01409 211507 for more information

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