Adventures in Cornwall
Regular stories, news, technique tips and event listings from the team to inform and inspire your adventures on the Cornish coast.
Working With Swim Research
We’re incredibly proud and fortunate to have a fantastic group of businesses and organisations supporting the work that we do here at Cornish Rock Tors and Cornish Swim Tours. Swim Research are one of the businesses that we are lucky enough to be working with.
The Benefits of Giving Children a Challenge
The importance of challenge is something that is often referred to in education, with teachers encouraged to adequately stretch young minds to help them to meet their full potential. But challenge shouldn’t be limited to a text book, as the benefits of giving children a challenge outside of the classroom builds confidence, self esteem and motivation.
Fact File: Ocean Sunfish (Mola mola)
The Ocean sunfish (the amazingly named Mola mola) is one of the heaviest known bony fishes in the world, weighing in anywhere between 250kg to a ton! We were lucky enough to have one pay us a visit recently.
Summer Holiday Activities in Cornwall
The summer months bring with them the school summer holidays, the busiest time of year here in Cornwall. It’s a period when many families are looking for holiday activities to entertain their children, teenagers and “inbetweenagers”, and when some other visitors are looking for an escape from the busy beaches.
Top Tips for Paddling a Kayak Efficiently
When sea kayaking, efficiency is key. Open water paddling is all about covering as much distance with as little effort as possible – this way we can see more of the stunning scenery along our coast and increase our chances of having unforgettable encounters with the amazing wildlife in our oceans.
A Guide to Cornish Coastal Wildflowers
From May to October the Cornish coast is carpeted with a variety of colourful wildflowers, and in the month of June in particular, Cornwall is in bloom.