Activities and Camping

Great days out with South West Lakes 

We have five Activity Centres across the region, where you can hire watersports equipment, launch your own craft or learn something new with our friendly and qualified instructors:

Extend your stay and camp at Roadford Campsite, Siblyback Campsite, Stithians Campsite, Tamar Campsite or Wimbleball Campsite.


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. 

#ItsYourOutdoors - come and explore! 

Download our Camping and Activities Terms and Conditions

Come along to our Members and Clubs Day at Wimbleball Lake on Saturday 16 July 2022, 10am - 4pm. This day is for all of our members and adult/youth sailing and windsurfing clubs. 

Session timings on the day 

  • 10am -12pm: Paddle Adventure around the lake. If you need to hire equipment, it's 50% off for the day.
  • 12pm - 2pm: Enjoy games and orienteering in Lime Park with our Environment and Engagement Ranger. Bring a picnic!
  • 2pm-4pm: Have a Go Windsurfing (max 8 people) £20pp
  • 2pm-4pm: Intermediate paddle sports session (max 8 people) £20pp

If you would like to sign up, please email [email protected] and mention which hire and launch sessions you would like to attend.