Newquay Surfing Lessons - surfing, coasteering and scuba diving lessons. Newquay is the capital of Englands surfing population. West Coast Surfari at Watergate Bay. A1 Surf. Surfers unite for new record. Opposition for Newquay's artificial reef. A surf competition has been called at Newquay after huge waves are forecast off the north coast. A Cornish surfing champion is teaming up with the National Trust to collect the memories of Cornish surfers
Boardmasters surf, skate and music festival in Newquay.
Extreme Academy extreme sports action and adventure at Watergate Bay Newquay. Cornwall paragliding. Women set new kite surfing record. The Adventure Centre at Lusty Glaze Beach Newquay, providing thrilling adrenaline activities and high quality training and education.
Hibiscus a surf school for women only. Hibiscus is sponsored by Animal, and run by Newquay women, all of whom are qualified to British Surfing Association (BSA) approved Surf Instructors standard, First Aid at Work and are Beach Lifeguards. Sofia Mulanovich has won the fifth leg of the Women's World Surfing Championships, held in north Cornwall
Surfing Cornwall - surfing beaches in all areas of Cornwall. Surfers Against Sewage. Surfers clean up beach rubbish. Dolphin Surf School in Newquay.. Two surfboards painted by artist Damien Hurst have been sold at auction for £59,000 in Newquay. Surf contest planned in Sri Lanka. Novice surfers taught with signs. University-level course Surf Science and Technology is to be based on Lusty Glaze beach Newquay. £94,000 is being given to the Newquay-based British Surfing Association (BSA) to pay for a full-time coach.
outdoor adventure is situated on the north Cornwall coast and has two Indian Moskoselkatan Tee-pees
Cornish Beaches recommended beaches in Cornwall.. View photographs of Cornish beaches. Council considers beach dog ban. Bye-laws which ban dogs from 58 beaches in Cornwall come into force on Easter Sunday until the end of October 2006. Volunteers clean Cornish beaches. Cornwall beach guide. Greenest beach cafe in Newquay. Mass rescue from Perranporth north Cornwall as a freak rip tide hits the beach. Three beaches in Cornwall are to have specially designed wheelchairs which can be pushed on sand from next summer 2006. Surfers clean up beach rubbish. Police Community Support Officers who are also lifeguards will patrol Fistral and Perranporth throughout the summer.a Jellyfish warning to beachgoers
Surfers against sewage campaign for clean, safe recreational waters, free from sewage effluents, toxic chemicals and nuclear waste. Using a solution based argument of viable and sustainable alternatives. Members of Surfers Against Sewage support plans for a wave farm off the South West coast of Cornwall. Surfers Against Sewage Ball 2005
The Camel Trail cyclist's delight through some of Cornwall's beautiful countryside. 11 miles of disused railway beside the river camel linking the towns of Bodmin, Waderbridge and Padstow. The Cornish Way National Cycle Network routes. Work has started on digging through flood defences by the River Camel to restore a wetland habitat.
The South West Coast Path - 2003 was the 25th Anniversary of the South West Coast Path. The path is more than 650 miles/1051km long and Britain's most popular National Trail. View photographs of the path. Coastal erosion of the path causes concern. Boscastle flood shuts coast path. Interactive Coastpath Map
Helicopters To The Isles Of Scilly - A Sunday helicopter service between Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly will begin in November 2005. The helicopter service from Cornwall to the Isles of Scilly is to end its operators have announced. A helicopter link from Penzance to the Isles of Scilly could be reopened in 2015 a Cornish MP has announced. Helicopter service between Cornwall and Scilly to resume in 2018. A legal challenge is threatening to halt plans for a new helicopter service to the Isles of Scilly
Newquay Airport is situated approx 5 miles northeast of Newquay town centre. Air South West used to be the main airline operator at Newquay Airport. A Campaign is mounted to save Newquay Airport. Newquay Airport in line for £2.5 million revamp. New services launched by Air South West. Budget airline Ryanair have cut some flights to Newquay over the introduction of a £5 departure tax. Air Wales has said it is going to start a daily return service to Cork from Newquay Airport. The first flights between Cornwall and Scotland are to start from May 2006. Aer Arann to start Cork-Newquay service. Passengers will be able to fly directly from Newquay Airport to Zurich soon. New northern air routes to begin. A departure lounge at Newquay airport is set to be renamed after a BBC Radio 1 Disc Jockey. Air passengers affected by Newquay Airport temporary closure may be compensated. Perranporth Airfield Cornwall’s only civil owned airfield was originally built as a spitfire base in World War II for the RAF is put up for sale. Land's End Airport is owned and run by the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group.
Cycling in Cornwall cycling routes including bike hire. Bikes banned on peak-time trains. Volunteers needed for cycle paths. Weekend cycling roadshows. 5th May 2007 cyclists gathered in the town square in Falmouth for the towns first Critical Mass bike ride. Sustrans Cornwall - sustainable transport charity. Cornish cycle routs and trails
trails from the tracks self-guided walks from the scenic railway branch line trains in Devon and Cornwall. The rail ale trail - Devon and Cornwall by train and savour traditional real ales and fine rural pubs along the way. The Looe Valley line, from Liskeard to Looe and the Tamar Valley line, from Plymouth to Gunnislake, have now been named as community rail routes
Great Flat Lode trail is one of the three trails from the Mineral Tramways Network. The Great Flat Lode Trail is a circular trail around Carn Brea hill. It is a multi-use trail which is suitable for walking, cycling and horse riding. Stretching 7.5 miles through the historic landscape of Carn Brea, near Redruth. The other two trails are the Coast to Coast Trail and the Tresavean Trail. For the first time people will have access to privately-owned areas of the Tamar Valley in Devon and Cornwall with 60km of new trails and cycle paths. Work begins on new £400,000 Recreational Trail. A new £500,000 public trail has opened in St Austell. The Clay Trails of Cornwall. An off-road trail opens in Cornwall to provide a safe route for walkers and cyclists in Bodmin
Bike Hire the Camel trail Wadebridge.
Bissoe Tramways Cycle Hire in Cornwall
Cornwall Coastal Footpath East from Land's End to Cremyll near Torpoint, a distance of 155 miles (249km). East from Land's End to Marsland Mouth, near Bude, a distance of 141 miles (227 km). Information about walks in these areas and lots of pictures.
public transport in cornwall is a website providing full timetable information on all bus services operating in Cornwall as well as information on rail, coach, air and ferry services
the cornwall centre of excellence to promote improved integration and co-ordination of all the different transport services.
cornwall buses - guide from Cornwall council. Western Greyhound buses. Roselyn Coaches Par, days out, local services and coach hire in Cornwall, UK and the continent. Local services to Trago Mills, Truro and Plymouth. A flexible bus service in Cornwall is celebrating carrying a record number of passengers. First Devon & Cornwall Ltd has bought Truronian buses. Solar power plan for bus shelter. Visitors urged to get on the bus
First cornwall bus services including timetables. Public transport from Cornwall County Council
Cornwall Classic Car Hire your favourite sports cars for hire. a 1957 British Pathe film starring an Austin A95 Westminster car touring Devon and Cornwall. Cornwall car Share
Run to the Sun festival - the event, which started life as a meet for Volkswagen enthusiasts, has grown in popularity over recent years. Extra police for Run to the Sun 2006.
Cornwall Bird Watching & Preservation Society this resource guide offers an insight into locations to go twitching. One of the countryside's best-loved and noisiest birds is being tempted to Cornwall. The RSPB is stepping up a campaign to protect a rare bird that has survived in Cornwall but disappeared in Devon and Somerset. Cornwall Birding a site dedicated to Birds, Birders and Bird watching in Cornwall. Buntings breed again in Cornwall. A hotel specifically catering for bird watchers is to be built in Cornwall
Golfing in Cornwall - St Mellion International Golf Course is famous Cornish course designed by Jack Niklaus. Planners have approved a £100m revamp of St Mellion Golf and Country Club.
Blue Badge tourist guides In Cornwall
iwalk - 95 walks in North Cornwall (so far) which are free to print out or optionally available as guided walk apps for Android. They are effectively a "SatNav" for walking, describing when and what to do next, and giving you information about the local area as you walk around the route. Walks in Cornwall.Ramblers have launched a campaign to help improve Cornwall's 6,000 public footpaths. 10 of the best easy walks in south Cornwall
Adrenalin Quarry is Cornwall's hottest attraction for 2009. Britain's longest, fastest Zip Wire and the unique flying experience of Hoverworld
active-8 - holiday adventure activities in Cornwall
Hayle skate park - skaters and local people have lobbied for many years for a skateboard park after a twelve year old boy died while playing on a micro-scooter in Hayle. a small video of the Hayle skate park
St Agnes Boating Isles of Scilly run the boating services for the island of St Agnes and provide services for both locals and tourists
Isles of Scilly Travel travel to the islands using the unique services of Isles of Scilly Travel. Island Rover Coach Tours in the Isles of Scilly. Ferries and Boat Trips in Cornwall
fal river trips brings together a whole range of experiences, attractions, walks and destinations with a unique and completely integrated transport network
enterprise boats the seasonal service that links Falmouth to Truro via the picturesque River Fal. The boat is now calling at Trelissick Gardens in Feock. Ferry operators in Cornwall are tempting chunky passengers to take part in stability tests on their vessels with free pasties and beer
Fowey to Mevagissey Passenger Ferry combine a visit to two of Cornwalls most picturesque and contrasting ports with a return ferry trip across St Austell Bay between Fowey and Mevagissey. The Cremyll Ferry takes foot passengers from Stonehouse in Plymouth to the eastern end of the Mount Edgcumbe Country Park. Calstock Ferry and Motor Launch
King Harry Ferry operates between Feock near Truro and Philleigh on the Roseland. The King Harry Ferry has been running on the Fal Estuary for well over 100 years. The ferry crossing at Feock a tiny village in Cornwall is amongst the most picturesque in the world. A new ferry to be built. New King Harry Ferry is launched
the smugglers cottage boat trips on the Cornish Belle between Tolvern and Falmouth. Smugglers Cottage ferry service a success
orca sea-faris offer wildlife watching coastal tours and trips embarking from Falmouth near the New National Maritime Museum. Touring the Cornish coast and creeks from The Lizard Peninsula in the South to Dodman Point in the East.
Cornish Pilot Gigs - the gigs were first built in the late 18th century to carry the 'pilot' out to ships waiting off the Cornish coast and later originated into a sport. Cornish Pilot Gig Association
Helford River Boats boat hire and ferry service on the beautiful Helford river. The Helford Ferry which connects the North and South banks of the Helford River has been running continuously since the Middle Ages
Cornish Cruising based in Falmouth offer a wide range of accessible RYA Sail Training and Yacht chartering. Mounts Bay Lugger Association. Mylor Sailing School
Diving In Cornwall - dive action the scuba diving centre based on the Lizard Peninsula was established over 18 years ago by one of the countrys leading instructors and instructor trainers. Retired Royal Navy vessel HMS Scylla became Europe's first artificial diving reef. a film of the Scylla diving reef. scuba diving in Cornwall
port of truro sailing information. Mylor yacht harbour. Useful weather links for boat owners
Falmouth Harbour - a new research project is being launched to see if harbour porpoises are returning. Cornwall and the south west tide tables
Fowey Harbour is situated on the south coast of Cornwall approximately halfway between Plymouth and Falmouth. Ports and harbours in Cornwall
Destination Southwest is an alliance between eight ports in Devon and Cornwall, Ilfracombe, Torbay, Dartmouth, Plymouth, Fowey, Falmouth, Penzance and the Isles of Scilly
Sailing in Cornwall - Padstow harbour
Cornwall's overnight sleeper rail service from Paddington to Penzance known as 'The Night Time Riviera' faces an uncertain future.. 2,000 people sign to save the sleeper train. The Bishop of Truro and the former Bank of England governor Eddie George, who lived near Bodmin were supporters of the overnight sleeper train to Cornwall. Andrew George former Liberal Democrat MP for St Ives and the Isles of Scilly joined a delegation to London to protest about the Cornish Riviera sleeper's proposed cut. The Save Our Sleeper campaign group organised a public meeting at the Eden Project on Sunday 27 November 2005. Poet Murray Lachlan Young has re-worked W. H. Auden's poem 'Night Mail' as a tribute to the Paddington to Penzance sleeper train. St Ives MP Andrew George claims rail passengers are not getting the service they need. The overnight sleeper train between Penzance and London is to continue. Improved overnight rail services between London and the South West are to start running. The overnight sleeper train from London and Penzance is proving so successful, an extra carriage may be added. Night sleeper £2m service upgrade
great western trains. Timetables and fares for Cornwall and the West Country. High speed train for the South West. Three South West railway lines are under threat of closure. . Rail services in the South West are in line for changes, with some cuts while other routes are improved. The Riviera Project is a framework for the regeneration of Cornwall’s railway stations. . A daily summer rail service direct from London to Newquay from First Great Western. High speed summer rail services from Manchester and Newcastle to Newquay
Train Branch Lines the beautiful branch lines of Devon and Cornwall. The Atlantic Coast Express, the "North Cornwall & Bude Express" ran from 1907, until 1964, as part of a publicity drive by Southern Railways. The Wadebridge story. The Looe Valley line, from Liskeard to Looe and the Tamar Valley line, from Plymouth to Gunnislake, have now been named as community rail routes. Par and China Clay Railways in Cornwall.
The Lappa Valley Steam Railway runs on one of the oldest railway trackbeds in Cornwall. Camborne & Redruth Light Railways. Boconnoc Steam Fair
Bodmin and Wenford Railway is Cornwall's only standard gauge railway still operated by steam locomotives. Roger James is an engine driver on the Bodmin and Wenford steam railway. Marazion railway station and Pullman coaches.
Launceston Steam Railway links the town of Launceston to the hamlet of New Mills by an attractive railway running through the picturesque Valley of the river Kensey. Launceston Steam Railway's 25th anniversary.
Treasure Trails are quiz-based family walks. The Trails take people out and about exploring the local area by searching for the answers to a series of questions based on historical and factual evidence
sport in cornwall - rugby first appeared in Cornwall around 1870. Cornwall cricket. Cornwall football association. Plans for a new £7m football training complex for Truro City FC go on public display. Plans to build the stadium for Truro City Football Club are initially approved by councillors. Cornwall Women's Football News. Two Cornish sports clubs team up in a bid to build a 16,000-seater stadium
Cornish Wrestling a traditional Celtic sport. Wrestling was once a thriving and popular sport across Devon and Cornwall. In Devon traditional wrestling died out in the nineteenth century. Cornish wrestling still survives today. a 1926 film of Cornish wrestling from British Pathe
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