Tamar Summer Programme

A Summer of fun at Tamar Lakes

- Hire our equipment
- Launch your own kit
- Fishing Tuition and Tackle Hire
- Miles of footpaths and cycle ways to explore
- Access for all
- Play Area
- Cafe
- Extend your stay and camp


Looking for places to explore with the family this summer? Enjoy a summer filled with adventure and new experiences at Tamar Lakes in Cornwall.

You can hire a variety of watersports equipment, launch your own craft or learn how to fish with one of our qualified instructors. Upper Tamar Lake was voted as the second best still water coarse fishery in the UK in the Angling Times Magazine's National Angling Awards and is a great place to start your fishing adventure!

Now is the time to immerse yourself in the great outdoors, detach yourself from modern life and connect with your natural surroundings. Now is the time to discover the beauty beyond your doorstep.

What's on at Tamar Lakes

- 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 for none members 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.

- Get to grips with angling with our fishing tuition. The lessons are suitable for adults, children and families and are taught by our experienced instructors. Sessions available Thursday - Saturday and start from just £30. For more information or to book call 01288 321712.

- Bring the bikes and explore the 3 mile round lake path, which is also suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs, then tuck into a delicious treat from The Froghopper Cafe whilst your little adventurers let off steam in the play area.

Tamar Lakes

Kilkhampton, Near Bude, Cornwall EX23 9SB

play area | onsite watersports | café | off-road walking and cycling trail | dog friendly

Tamar Lakes, located close to the popular coastal resort of Bude, provides the perfect setting for your next family day out or camping adventure.

Surrounded by British countryside and nestled on the Cornwall and Devon border, Tamar Lakes are popular with walkers, runners, cyclists, families, sailors, bird watchers and anglers, all searching for their own piece of tranquillity The three mile circular path around the upper lake is also suitable for bikes, pushchairs and wheelchairs. Don't forget the camera - the countryside is humming with wildlife; why not see what you can spot from one of the bird hides?

The cafe is currently operating as a takeaway service offering a variety of delicious snacks. Sit back, relax and enjoy the views with a tasty treat whilst your little adventurers let off some steam in the play area,

Tamar Lakes Activity Centre

Upper Tamar Lake, Kilkhampton, Near Bude. EX23 9SB

Email: Tamar@swlakestrust.org.uk
Tel: 01288 321712

Hire of watersports equipment and self-launch is available to book via our online booking system below. For fishing tuition please contact us on 01288 321712.

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