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

Activity Centre

Email - [email protected] 

Telephone - 01409 211507

Address - Roadford Lake Activity Centre, Broadwoodwidger, Lifton, Devon PL16 0JL

Opening Times 

June - Aug - 7 days a week

From 12 September - Weds, Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun

October - Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun

Nov - Dec - Wed, Sat, Sun

Wednesday 14 December: Close for winter

First launch/hire: 10am

Last launch/hire: 3pm

Leave water: 4pm

Please arrive 30 min before you’re due to go on the water.


Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 01566 784859

Website / Opening Times: 

Address: Roadford Lake Cafe and Venue, Broadwoodwidger, Lifton, Devon PL16 ORL