Stithians Summer Programme

A Summer of fun at Stithians Lake

- 'Have a go' and 'Get into' Sessions
- Kids' multi-activity weeks
- Junior sailing weeks
- Kids' club
- Hire our equipment
- Launch your own kit
- Miles of footpaths and cycle ways to explore
- Access for all
- Play Area
- Cafe
- Extend your stay and camp


Enjoy a summer filled with adventure and new experiences at Stithians Lake in Cornwall.

We offer an action-packed programme of exciting activities for all ages and abilities, from stand up paddleboarding, canoeing and kayaking to sailing and windsurfing. You can hire a variety of watersports equipment, launch your own craft or learn something new by taking part in our summer holiday activity sessions.

The lakes are havens not just for wildlife but for walkers, runners, cyclists, families, sailors, bird watchers and anglers, all searching for their own piece of tranquillity. Stithians Lake is one of England's most westerly trout fisheries and provides the perfect spot to start your fishing adventure.

So, when the stresses of lockdown take hold, reconnect with nature and head to Stithians Lake this summer.

The programme - Available until 30 August

Due to the Covid 19 pandemic unfortunately we are unable to offer our usual summer programme of activities at the lake in 2020. We are however still able to offer tuition sessions for groups of up to 5 in Sailing, Windsurfing, Kayaking or Stand up Paddleboarding.

- Experience a different view of the lake and hire a variety of watersports equipment including kayaks, canoes, stand up paddleboards and sail boats. Hire is available 7 days a week. Booking in advance is required through our website. Please see 'Book Now' tab below.

- Do you have your own watersports equipment? You can launch your own kit on the lake from as little as £8. Self-launch is available 7 days a week and booking in advance is required via our website. Please see 'Book Now' tab below. Those wishing to use their own equipment on the lake require third party insurance.

- Our 'Have a go' sessions are a great way to try something new, gain basic skills and play games

- Thinking about taking up a new hobby? Our 'Get into' sessions are a great way to start

- If you struggle to keep the kids entertained over the school break, our Activity Weeks offer excellent value for money and are a great way to get your kids learning and participating in outdoor sports. 5 days packed with new experiences and filled with adventure - Activities include sailingkayakingwindsurfing and stand up paddleboarding.

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Stithians Lake

Menherion, Near Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6NW

Pirate-themed play area | free showers | onsite watersports | café | off-road walking and cycling trail | dog friendly

Stithians Lake, located in the heart of Cornwall's iconic mining landscape, is a striking setting for your next family day out or camping adventure.

Surrounded by farmland and moorland, Stithians is the largest inland water in West Cornwall, with something for everyone to enjoy. Get out on the water and take part in a variety of activities including stand up paddleboarding, kayaking, canoeing, sailing, windsurfing and even trout fishing. you can hire our watersports equipment, launch your own or learn something new with one of our qualified instructors.

Enjoy the uninterrupted views across the lake and explore Stithians on foot. There's a 5 mile circular route through meadows, wet woodland and heathland and a great walk from the café to the imposing Stithians Dam. Don't forget the camera - the countryside is humming with wildlife; why not see what you can spot from one of the three bird hides?

The cafe is open daily from 9.00am - 3.00pm serving food, coffee and cake. There is also a pub, The Golden Lion Inn, at the entrance to the site, serving lunch and evening meals.

Stithians Lake Activity Centre

Stithians Activity Centre, Stithians Lake, Menherion, Redruth, Cornwall TR166NW

Telephone: 01209 860301

Hire of kayaks, SUP’s and canoes and self-launch is available to book via our online booking system below. For sailing dinghy or windsurf kit hire please call 01209 860301 to book.

Tuition sessions are available to book during opening hours by calling 01209 860301 with the following guidelines:

- Minimum Age 8
- Maximum 5 participants for open sessions

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