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Canoeing and kayaking in Cornwall

Take to the water and explore the stunning wooded creeks of Cornwall. There are various places to launch your own canoe as well as self-hire and guided trips to join.

Find a place to stay close to the water's edge and let your watery adventures begin.

Fowey Estuary

A spectacular coastline with winding wooded creeks, the Fowey Estuary is a world of adventure for canoers and kayakers. It lies on the south coast of Cornwall, not too far from St Austell, and has its own lively working port for you to stop off on your travels.

The exterior of Pont Creek Cottage, Pont Pill, Cornwall

Pont Creek Cottage 

Just metres from the water's edge, and with densely-wooded banks rising on either side, Pont Creek Cottage makes an idyllic base from which to explore the Fowey estuary.

The exterior of Mohun and The Farm House, Pont Pill, Cornwall


This former quayside pub is made up of two holiday homes including The Farm House. It sits on the tidal creek of Fowey and is a dream location for boaters.

The exterior of Pont Pill Farm House, Pont Pill, Cornwall

Pont Pill Farm House 

Adjoining Mohun is this spacious three-bedroom cottage. It's a sweet hideaway with original features and a cosy open fire.

Fal Estuary

The winding creeks and small inlets of the Fal Estuary make it perfect exploring ground for canoers and kayakers. It sits on the south west coast of Cornwall and attracts an abundance of wildlife. Lookout for dolphins, peregrines and fallow deer on the banks.

The exterior of Trelissick Quay Cottage, Cornwall

Trelissick Quay Cottage 

Live on the edge in this two-bedroom quayside cottage. You'll have your own private quay so bring your small boat or hire one locally.

The exterior of Ferris's Cottage, Cornwall

Ferris's Cottage 

Nestling in the woodland garden of the Trelissick estate is this traditional white-washed cottage. It's only a five-minute walk to the river where you can hire a canoe.

The exterior of Engine House, Trelissick, Cornwall

Trelissick Engine House 

Based in the heart of the Trelissick estate with its own private garden, this former water pump house in only a five-minute walk to the water's edge.

Two women drawing a huge sun on the sandy beach at Kynance Cove, Cornwall

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