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Cornwall Spaceport Potential Boost for Global Adventure

Cornwall Newquay Spaceport Illustration

Excitement is mounting at the prospect of a Spaceport being considered for development in Cornwall. As well as offering commercial flights into space, a Cornwall Spaceport would slash journey times to far-flung destinations and open up access to a whole range of global adventures. Estimated journey times - via space - from Newquay to Sydney in Australia would be

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Back to Nature at New Adventure Camp

Camp Kernow Tipi

OUTDOOR education organisation Camp Kernow has created the UK's first carbon-neutral activity centre on a five-acre site near Malpas in Cornwall. The new activity centre for children, which opens in July 2014, harnesses renewable energy and employs sustainable technology with the aim of offering children the experience of living in balance with nature. The unique

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The Best Activity Holidays in Cornwall

Cornwall activity holidays

Cornwall is one of the best destinations for activity holidays in the UK. With its mixed terrain of beach, cliff, forest, rugged moor and surrounded by sea, it is the ultimate adventure playground for visitors who want to get active during their time away. But where do you start when planning your adventure in Cornwall? We would advise choosing your destination first

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Get your tickets to the Adventure Big Ball!


All the extreme sports industry need to let their hair down at the end of the season -  I know, I know, it seems like September is a long way off to start thinking about your well deserved end of season party, but considering you’ll all be working your socks off for the next two months, you’ll need something to look forward to!  Adventure Activities Cornwall has

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Watergate Bay hosts UK’s first beach polo match!

Beach polo players in action at Watergate Bay

Despite strong winds and heavy rain earlier in the day, a large crowd turned out to witness the exhibition match played between members of Taunton Vale Polo Club. They were rewarded with an evening of glorious sunshine and action-filled polo in a stunning location. “Overall the match was brilliant, it went really well,” said event organiser Paul Youngs of

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Fat Face Night Series returns to Lusty Glaze Beach

Part of the BPSA, (British Professional Surf Association) UK Tour, The Fat Face Night Surf is now in its eighth year. It is one of the most testing events on the BPSA tour due to the lack of ability to see the waves coming in. Night surfing relies on natural ability to react to the flow and possible changes in direction of any given wave let alone the off putting

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Girls Only Days at Animal Surf Academy

Each session includes a surf lesson, yoga stretch, a surf seminar about the best equipment, surf safety tips and a chance to meet, ask questions and learn from the Animal girl team riders. The Girls Only workshops will be happening throughout the summer at Tolcarne Beach in Newquay. For more information on Animal, Animal Surf Academies or to join the ASA Girls Only

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National Action Sports Show returns for anniversary

On July 6th, 7th and 8th, the show will be jam packed with live music and adrenalin pumping action sports including skate, BMX and international FMX competitions. NASS will also feature the Freesports Cinema, the Adrenaline Funfair and a Childrens’ Zone. Tickets are on sale now. For more information telephone 0845 130 45 23 or visit www.nass2007.com .

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Disabled Kiting

Disabled kite buggy

People with a variety of disabilities are now able to enjoy traction kiting, buggying, landboarding and kitesurfing, thanks to new, specially adapted equipment. "We wanted to promote equality of opportunity to access the sports and to introduce people to an array of new activities that before now would not have been possible. I knew that there was great potential to

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Tales from the riverbank

Kayaking Cornwall

Adventure comes in all shapes and sizes and doesn’t always have to be extreme, as our explorer learned when he went up a creek with a paddle.I’d been stuck indoors for weeks when the email popped into my inbox. How would I like to join an evening canoe trip on the River Fowey? Spring in Cornwall had failed to deliver any epic surf and my activity quota had

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Adventure Activities Cornwall is your guide to activities in Cornwall, giving you all the information you need to find and enjoy activities, adventure sports and extreme sports in the Cornish outdoors.

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