Leisure Activities

There are leisure centres at Holsworthy, Bude, Launceston and Newquay and there are golf clubs at HolsworthyBudeLaunceston, St. Mellion and Lostwithiel.

For further information on golf courses in Devon and Cornwall go to English Golf Courses.

Enjoy a bike ride or walk along the Tarka Trail or Camel Trail.  From Holsworthy you can join the National Cycle Network route no. 3 which takes you to Hatherleigh in the North and Cornwall to the South.  Other local routes include the Eggesford Forest off-road route, the Holsworthy to Black Torrington ride, and the forest cycle track around Roadford Lake.  Other cycle routes in the area include the West Country Way, Devon Cycle Routes .

There are bike hire facilities locally at:
Torrington Cycle Hire
Devon Cycle Hire (who will deliver a bike to where you are staying)

As well as our own 1.5 acre fishing lake there are dozens of coarse fishing locations nearby including Anglers Paradise, Nr. Halwill and Simpson Valley or Higher Shorston just outside Holsworthy. 

Sea Angling can be arranged by boat from a number of ports including Clovelly, Boscastle, Bude and Padstow. 

Steam Buffs will be spoilt for choice.  There are steam railways at LauncestonBodmin, Okehampton and Lappa Valley. Or a little further afield you'll find the two lines South Devon Railway at Buckfastleigh and Paignton.  You can also visit the working beam engine at Levant mine on the stunning North Cornish coast at Trewellard, Nr. St. Just and why not make a day of it and visit Geevor, which was one of the last tin mines in Cornwall and now has an award winning museum and visitor centre.  Closer to Blagdon you will also be able to visit Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre at Lifton.