This park is nestled in the Ellenglaze valley,just over the dunes of surfing hotspot Hollywell beach and it’s just a few miles from Newquay Just down the road from the Lapavally steamrailway and a short drive from Dairyland farm world The coastline here at Hollywell is spectacularand there’s direct access onto the Cornish costal path from the park.
So that means youcan take a stroll along the sand dunes and cliffs, enjoy the fresh air and the lovelyCornish weather.
But for the ultimate sea side challenge, howabout taking the direct path to the beach – from the park and hit Hollywell beachand ride the white horses.
You can join in with Cornwalls most famousoutdoor activity by hiring a surfboard and booking a few lessons.
This is my mate Rob from Cornwall surf academy,and he’s going to show me the ropes.
Ready Rob? Lets go.
But you don’t have to surf if that’s notyour thing.
You can just spend hours kicking back and building sandcastles if that’swhat you fancy.
The beach is secluded and sheltered thanksto these awesome sand dunes.
And it’s also patrolled at peak times by lifeguards.
Here’s some Hollywell beach trivia for you,those rocks over there are the famous Gull rocks.
Hollywell has been used for a locationfor loads of films and TV programs including a visit from 007 himself This is Newquay, the surf capital of Britain.
And whilst it does offer the greatest white water sports in the UK, there are plenty ofother reasons to spend time here The town itself is a traditional seaside townwith giftshops, chippies, and plenty of places to pick up a stick of rock.
This is the world famous Fistral beach, oneof the best surf spots in the UK, in fact one of the best in Europe.
They even holdthe European surf championships here And this is Morgan Porth beach, just up theroad from Newquay.
But it’s a bit of a surfers secret so don’t tell anyone I told you.
And the Eden project just over an hour awayis well worth the drive.
Really educational with tropical forests, rare wildlife and plentyof activities for the kids.
Right I’m going to do a bit more exploringand I’ll see you back at the park.