Activities

Clambering over the rocks at Durgan beach on the Helford river © John Millar

Clambering over the rocks at Durgan beach on the Helford river

Get active on and around the Helford river

Within easy walking distance of Glendurgan is the beautiful North Helford coast and countryside - with a variety of walks, views and things to do both on and off the water.

Take a look at the activities below and plan your outdoor adventure in this special part of Cornwall.

Explore coastal tracks and woodland paths

Whether you're looking for a short stroll to take in the best views or a half-day hike taking in coastal valleys and cliff-tops - you'll find something to suit from our guided and self-led walks.

Take to the water for a different perspective

Get a different perspective exploring the Helford river by water

Book a guided kayaking session with Aberfal Outdoor Pursuits or hire a kayak or boat from Helford River Boats.

Contact us for details of availability and costs of boat storage and launching in Durgan.

Hunt for a geocache in the local area

Geocaching is outdoor treasure hunting using GPS enabled devices. Following a specific set of coordinates will lead to the site of the hidden container. We've had a go and had great fun exploring.

What would you like to do in this special part of Cornwall? © Joe Cornish

What would you like to do in this special part of Cornwall?

Your thoughts

Here at Glendurgan garden and the North Helford coast and countryside there are many different ways for people to enjoy such a special part of Cornwall.

We want to improve the range of experiences we offer in the great outdoors and would love to hear your views on what you currently enjoy and what you feel we could also provide.

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