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A Statement on Coronavirus, and Our Plans and Policies

LAST UPDATED 8th June 2020

We are making preparations to begin a phased re-opening of Cornish Rock Tors on June 15th.

You can find full details of our COVID-19 Policy here.

In the first instance, we will be running sea kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding and swimming only, and reintroducing equipment hire. We will offer sessions for private household groups. We will also offer mixed group sessions of up to five individuals (+ one instructor) adhering to the six people meeting outside social distancing group rules.

Equipment hire will be a contactless service, with enhanced cleaning of all kit.

We’re constantly reviewing our stance on the provision of coasteering due to the current issues with social distancing. Please get in touch with us to find out more.

We can’t wait to welcome you back to Port Gaverne and get back out on the water with you. To all returning customers, we ask for your understanding during this period as we adjust our offering slightly to ensure that we can keep our customers and team as safe as possible.

19th MAY 2020

All of our activities are cancelled and we remain closed.  We have made preparations for a phased re-opening as soon as it is safe and sensible to do so.

As soon as we are notified by our insurers and sport governing bodies, and are confident that it is ok to do so, we look forward to welcoming you back.

22nd MARCH 2020

As the dark cloud of COVID-19 intensifies around us, we have taken the decision to cancel all activities and hire until further notice.

We have been monitoring developments closely and had been desperately hoping to be able to continue to offer hands-free hire of hard kit on a very limited basis for local residents, but feel that as the situation stands the best thing that we can do is to close temporarily.

As our landlord The National Trust is closing many of their open spaces in an effort to help restrict the spread of coronavirus, and Cornwall Council is discouraging non-essential travel to Cornwall because of the fragile and already overloaded status of our rural county’s healthcare resources, we urge you to please follow government advice regarding social distancing.

Look after yourselves. Look after your family. Look after the vulnerable in our society. Look after the frontline staff of the NHS.

Our beautiful coastline isn’t going anywhere and will be here waiting for you when we have made it through this, as will we.

Be safe,

Ben and the team