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. It's your outdoors - come and explore.

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.


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! 

Our Summer 2022 RYA courses will teach you the basics of sailing or windsurfing with our qualified instructors in a safe and fun environment! Courses run every Saturday for five weeks at Stithians Lake and cost only £99, which includes a log book and certificate.

Summer Courses 11 June – 9 July 2022

Little Tackers Stage 2 Sailing (6-10yrs) 09:30-12:00

RYA Junior Stage 1 Windsurfing (8-16yrs) 09:30-12:00

RYA Junior Stage 2 Sailing (8-16yrs) 13:00-15:30

RYA Adult Level 2 Sailing (17+) 13:00-16:00

RYA Adult Start Windsurfing (17+) 13:00-16:00

For more information call 01209 860301 or book below

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