Things to see & do

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Geocache with us

Geocaching is a great way to explore and give the kids a bit of an adventure. To give it a try, borrow a GPS from Chapel Porth car park (Easter to Autumn half-term).

Don't miss

  • The panoramic views from St Agnes Beacon
  • Exploring the iconic mine buildings at Wheal Coates
  • Strolls along the beautiful low-tide beach at Chapel Porth
  • Enjoying a hedgehog ice cream at Chapel Porth Cafe
  • Some old school prone bellyboarding
  • The annual St Agnes Bolster Festival

What's on

From barefoot walks and beach cleans to surf competitions there's a whole host of events on the coast throughout the year.

Starry, starry nights

We've teamed up with the Dark Sky Discovery Site to put St Agnes on the star gazing map.

Walk or drive to our small car park off Beacon Drive (SW 699513) and you won't need to wander far to find a good spot to settle down, get your telescope out and look up. Please wrap up sensibly for being out after dark and don't stray far from the parking area.

No telescope? No problem, there's lots to see with the naked eye.

The World Bellyboard Championships

This unique celebration of surfing culture has been part of the great British seaside tradition since the 1920s. Contributors and competitors gather in their hundreds each September to share stories, display boards, eat good things and dive in the surf.

Chapel Porth has hosted the champs since its humble beginnings, set in a dramatic landscape that has changed little over the past 50 years, providing a perfect vintage atmosphere for the champs. Everyone can enter, so why not visit our bellyboarding website to find out more?

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