things to during your visit to Maenporth, Cornwall

Cornwall is a fantastic destination for so many reasons: the beaches, the local produce, the views, the history, the list goes on and on.

In South Cornwall, there are so many activities for you and the family to enjoy, either before or after you have dined with us at The Cove restaurant.

Maybe you want to join us for breakfast before a day out at the beach, or you want to stop off for a spot of lunch after visiting some of the gardens in the area. Or you’re looking for somewhere to enjoy dinner with a view after a whole day exploring the wonders in the area.

If you’re wanting to make a day of it during your visit to the restaurant, why not check out some of these fantastic attractions in the area for you to enjoy.

Sea Kayaking (Falmouth)

If you’re looking to get a proper taste of the Cornish coast then Sea Kayaking Cornwall is exactly what you’re looking for!

For beginners and the more experienced alike, there are a mixture of both composite and plastic kayaks or customers to try.

Based in Falmouth, which is just over a 10-minute drive from The Cove, Sea Kayak Cornwall offers specific courses so that you can improve on your certain elements. Plus, you’ll be able to admire the fantastic Cornish coastline all the way through.

Maenporth to Swanpool Path Walk

With its sandy shoreline, treasure chest of rock pools and clear shallow waters, the beach at Maenporth is a wonderful place to visit or spend the day at with the family.

Swanpool beach, just under two miles away from Maenporth, is just as picturesque and features a nature reserve with an abundance of wildlife.

For those wanting to visit both of these stunning beaches, there is a coastal path walk that links the two and doesn’t feature any steep climbs, meaning you can easily navigate the path with minimal effort.

Why not park up at Swanpool and take the coastal path for a bite to eat at The Cove?

Trebah Garden

If you’re looking to discover a hidden gem among the beauty of Cornwall, Trebah Gardens in a 26-acre sub-tropical garden that includes both northern and southern hemisphere plants.

There is a natural spring at the top of the garden that has a 10ft drop into the Koi Pool, while the rest of the gardens offer a colourful, picturesque environment.

Just a 10-minute drive from The Cove, Trebah Garden is ideal for those who want to explore after some lunch or to unwind in the day before dinner at our restaurant.

Helford River Cruises

For those looking to see Cornwall from a different perspective, then why not climb aboard a Helford River Cruise.

This 90-minute cruise on The Helford & Frenchman’s Creek, allows groups of up to 10 people enjoy stunning views and a tranquil setting.

On the cruise you will see the huge mansions including Barr House, the bottom of Trebah Gardens and you’ll also pass through the lizard side of Falmouth Bay, offering fantastic views of one of the largest natural harbours in the world.

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