Boskell Riding Centre
Boskell Farm, Trethowel, St Austell PL25 5RG
T: 01726 73049
Wonderful rides on the beach.
Trenance Leisure Centre, Newquay TR7 2HU (behind the boating lake)
T: 01637 872699
Coombe Road, Lanjeth High Street, St Austell PL26 7TL
T: 01726 74633
There are two excellent local golf clubs that welcome visitors.
St Austell Golf Club
St Austell Golf Club is literally a stone's throw away from Bosinver. It's an 18 hole, 6,042 yard par 69 parkland course with wonderful countryside views which offers a challenge to golfers of all abilities.
Tregongeeves Lane, St Austell, PL26 7DS
T: 01726 74756
Porthpean Golf Club
Only a short drive away, Porthpean Golf Club has an 18 hole, par 68 golf course with beautiful views across St Austell Bay. There's also a Licenced clubhouse offering light lunches and afternoon teas Porthpean Golf Club, Porthpean, St Austell PL26 6AY
The North coast, beloved of surfers around the country, is only half an hour’s drive away. Try Perranporth, Watergate Bay, Fistral or Polzeath for huge, sweeping sandy beaches and beautiful views. A trip to Bedruthan Steps is a most too – but is not for the faint hearted!
Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned surfer, there’s a beach to suit you. And there are plenty of places offering surf lessons for children and adults. Try Wavehunters in Polzeath, Harlyn Surf School, Harlyn Bay nr Padstow or Perranporth Surf School. If you're heading over to Newquay, opt for Cornwall Surf Academy or the Extreme Academy, Watergate Bay.
Deep sea fishing
Fancy trying deep sea fishing? We recommend a trip on the Aquila, which leaves from nearby Mevagissey. Skipper/owner Chris is well-respected in the area and has been fishing off the south coast of Cornwall for years. They provide all rods, tackle and bait. Trips last for 6 hours and cost £40 per adult or £34 for under 18s. Bookings through Active-8 (see above) or call 01579 320848 to find out more.
Pentewan Valley Cycle Hire, 1 W End , Pentewan, Cornwall, PL26 6BX – Hire your bikes from here at the start of the Pentewan Valley Trail along the river.
Ocean Sports, 17 West End Pentewan PL26 6BX 01726 842817