Keeping fit this New Year in Cornwall

If you’re starting a New Year’s resolution that involves keeping fit, look no further. With runs, walks and cycling, you can spend time in beautiful places whilst exercising - good for the body and the mind. Take a look for some inspiration.

View of the river Tamar from the lookout at Cotehele on a winter's day

Winter walks on the Cotehele estate 

There's over 1,000 acres to explore at Cotehele, and what better way to shake off the Christmas excesses than with a stroll (or a stomp) around the woodland or riverside taking in these glorious views?

Visitors at the derelict lifeboat station at Polpeor Cove, Lizard Point, Cornwall

A new year of timeless trails along the Lizard 

If you're looking to put your best foot forward in 2020, this selection of strolls and downloadable walks will show you the best that mainland Britain's most southerly point has to offer.

Parkrun at Lanhydrock

Lanhydrock parkrun

Grab your running shoes and join us every Saturday for a 5km run in the parkland.

Child's green wellies

February half-term family fun 

Shake off the winter blues with a fun fitness trail, seed planting and welly walking during February half-term.

People running outdoors at Kingston Lacy

Trelissick parkrun  

A free, timed 5k event, takes place every Saturday at 9am. You can run, walk or jog your way around this multi-terrain route.

Cycling at Lanhydrock

Cycling at Lanhydrock

Whatever your experience as a cyclist, there's bound to be a trail to suit at Lanhydrock. Enjoy the ride through woodland and choose from a range of flat or hillier routes.

People running on grass with the sea in the background

Penrose parkrun

There are lots of routes to choose from for runners of all abilities at Penrose, and even a weekly Parkrun held every Saturday morning.

Friendly cattle grazing coastal fields, Cape Cornwall

St Just Coastal walk

Learn more about the industrial heritage of this part of Cornwall on a stunning walk across coastal heathland.

Godolphin Trust10 runners

Godolphin Trust10 

Take part in an informal way-marked multi-terrain trail run at Godolphin in West Cornwall, on the fourth Sunday of the month...any month. Choose between one lap or two of the 5K route, with views out to St Ives Bay and Mounts Bay from the top of Godolphin Hill.

Cycling through the woods at Penrose

Cycling at Penrose

Get cycling at Penrose: find out where the best tracks for trikes are or the best bridleways for the more advanced cyclist here.


Miles of coast paths, sandy beaches, exotic gardens and a rich mining history. Cornwall's varied landscape offers a rich variety for summer days out.