Outdoor Activities

West Cornwall offers a unique blend of the outdoors with the convenience of many local services usually associated with more populated areas. Arriving on the train from London it is possible to be walking on a wide open beach within minutes or be up on the local moors exploring ancient sites and mysterious standing stones and magical circles. Whether you want to have an action packed adventure or a relaxing break, Chy-an-Mor is an ideal base to experience what the great outdoors has to offer! Below is some of the many pursuits that guests can enjoy.

  • Walking - The South West Coast Path runs in front of Chy-an-Mor and offers walkers of all abilities the chance to see some of the most beautiful parts of our coastline. The Lands End peninsula has a number of coastal and inland walks that take you across an ancient and varied landscape with plenty of fresh air off of the Atlantic to blow those cobwebs away! Why not check out more information at the site www.swcp.org.uk
  • Bird & Wildlife Watching - West Cornwall contains some excellent places to see birds, and is particularly well suited for the migrations. Marazion Marshes, Hayle Estuary and Sennen Cove are some of the more popular local spots - all easily accessible from Chy-an-Mor.
  • Trips from the harbour at Penzance take in the beautiful coastline and show maritime wildlife including seals, dolphins, basking sharks and many many sea-birds. /li>
  • Watersports - Chy-An-Mors location makes an ideal base for those who wish to try their hand at getting wet or watching a variety of watersports. Surfing, wind-surfing, saiing, fishing or simply dipping a toe into Mounts Bay are all part of the fun to be had.
  • Outdoor tours - West Cornwall has a rich heritage and one of the best ways of getting to appreciate the history and culture is with a guided tour of the area. Chy-An-Mor is pleased to recommend tours with Harry Safari - details can be seen at www.harrysafari.com