A wide range of activities are easily accessible:
• Kite Surfing & Boarding
• Cycling and Mountain Biking
• Horse Riding
• Site seeing - picturesque villages - historical sites
• Zorbing- experience speeds up to 25mph as you
roll down a slope!
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More things to do in
Marhamchurch and Northcott are the perfect
locations in North Cornwall to combine the
best of coast and countryside. Picturesque
walks, cycling trails, excellent golf courses
and wonderful surfing coastline are all
virtually on the doorstep. MORE...
Bring your golf clubs and discover some of the finest golf courses in the
region. We are able to arrange on your behalf discounted green fees on
most West Country golf courses. Local golf courses include Holsworthy,
Launceston, Trethorne and Bowood. This offer is available to family
members or group bookings staying as guests of Court Farm Holidays.
Bude Golf Club
Cornwall Golf Breaks
The UK Golf Travel Site
Local Golf Courses
For the experienced surfer we have at least 7 good surf beaches within 5
miles. It’s a well kept secret but some of the best surf on the Atlantic
coastline happens from September to March (left).
The surfing break at Northcott Mouth is only ½ mile stroll across fields
from Northcott Farmhouse which has plenty of safe storage space for
your boards and wetsuits.
For novices who would like to give this exhilarating and fun sport a try
we can arrange tuition at one of the many local qualified surf schools.
Raven Surf - surf lessons
Outdoor Adventure - surf lessons
Zuma-Jay - surf shop
Airculture - skate/airtoys shop
The surrounding beaches provide a haven of opportunities for the keen
water sport enthusiast. There are also many opportunities for the
beginner to learn a new hobby under professional instruction either in the
sea or just a few miles inland at the upper Tamar Lake. Facilities and
instruction are available for a range of water sports including sailing,
windsurfing and canoeing. www.swlakestrust.org.uk/
The Eden Project
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Gardens of Cornwall
Trewithen Gardens & Nurseries
Trevano Estate & Gardens
Camel Valley Vineyard
Efford Down Riding Stables
Bodmin & Wenford Railway
The Big Sheep - all-weather attraction
Harlequinns - bowling/go-karts/play area
All members of the family can bring their bikes to explore the local area –
there are beautiful bike trails to suit all abilities.
Take the cycle trail along the old canal into Bude or drive to Wadebridge and
you can ride along the Camel Trail to Padstow (5 miles). In the opposite
direction in North Devon the Tarka trail covers a route of 180 miles.
Whatever the level there are endless routes to explore. Bike Hire can also be
Bike Hire can also be arranged. Please contact us for further information.
All of the Court Farm Holiday properties offer easy access onto North
Cornwall ’s dramatic section of the South West Coast Path. Additionally, you
can enjoy the un-spoilt countryside of the North Tamar walking along the
Bude Canal which was originally opened in the 1820's. This is a pleasant
walk combining grassy coastal cliff paths and inland fields with the quiet and
For those of you with an interest in ancient battles - you should explore the
Stratton Battlefield. A walk of approximately two hours it explores the site of
an Iron Age Fort, where the Civil War battle of Stamford Hill took place in
1643, between the Royalist Army and Parliamentarian Troops. Additionally,
the Battle of Stratton re-enacted by members of the Sealed Knot Society
each year. To plan you hikes in advance of your holiday visit
Cornwall’s reputation as a gastronomic destination has rocketed in recent
years. Rick Stein’s eateries in Padstow and Jamie Oliver’s latest Fifteen
restaurant have all certainly helped put Cornwall on the food lovers trail. But
you don’t have to go that far to sample the quality of our locally sourced food
that is the secret county wide – fish and shell fish fresh from the ocean and a
mild climate that favours livestock and the growing of succulent fruit and
vegetables. Bude is no exception – if enjoying fantastic food, good company
and a glorious sun set are top of your priorities you must make a reservation
at ‘Life’s a Beach’ at Summerleaze Beach, Bude, you could always visit ‘The
Beach At Bude en-route’ to sample their “Rude Cocktails” on their terrace
beforehand …. Also ‘The Bay View Inn’ at Widemouth Bay, Riverlife & Bude
Tapas also come highly recommended and are just naming a few…
Life's a Beach, Bude
The Castle Restaurant, Bude
The Banks Tapas Bar, Bude
The Beach at Bude
Bay View Inn, Widemouth Bay
Elements, Widemouth Bay
The Bush Inn, Morwenstowe
Trevigue Restaurant, Nr Crackington Haven (great for private celebrations)
Rick Stein's The Seafood Restaurant
Jamie Oliver's 'Fifteen'
For more recommendations visit Eat Out Cornwall
01288 361 494