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! 

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Archery

Hit the bullseye on our indoor and outdoor archery ranges at Roadford and Wimbleball. Archery is a great sport for building confidence and enjoying a sense of accomplishment - or healthy competition! Read more

High ropes

Our high ropes courses at Wimbleball and Roadford are designed to be great fun, challenging and really promote team work and communication. Read more

Windsurfing

Whether you want to brush up on your skills or you’re totally new to windsurfing – there’s no better time to get out on the water and explore the spectacular lakes of the South West. Read more

Sailing

Explore the spectacular lakes of the South West by sail. Our five activity centres provide a variety of opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to get out on the water and experience a completely unique view of the lakes. Spot wildlife, play games and enjoy some quality time immersed in nature with friends and family. Read more

Paddleboarding

Explore the spectacular lakes of the South West by paddleboard. Our five activity centres provide a variety of opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to get out on the water and experience a completely unique view of the lakes. Spot wildlife, play games and enjoy some quality time immersed in nature with friends and family. Read more

Canoeing

Sit back, relax and explore the lakes of the South West in a canoe. Our five activity centres, located across Devon, Cornwall and Exmoor, provide a variety of opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to get out on the water. Canoeing is an extremely accessible sport, perfect for both children and adults alike. Immerse yourself in nature and create memories with your family which will last a lifetime. Read more

Kayaking

Explore the spectacular lakes of the South West by kayak. Our five activity centres provide a variety of opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to get out on the water and experience a completely unique view of the lakes. Spot wildlife, play games and enjoy some quality time immersed in nature with friends and family. Read more

South West Lakes Booking Confirmation

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Ready, Set, Spring!

After the dark and cold days of winter, the first signs of spring are definitely a welcome sight. Warmer temperatures, budding plants and the sweet sight of new life are just a few of the long-awaited moments revealing spring is finally in the air. Read more