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How to plan an outdoor holiday in Cornwall

Make your next holiday truly memorable with an outdoor adventure in Cornwall. Take yourself away from the stresses of modern life and come closer to nature. With a little planning, you can craft a unique experience that will stay in your heart for years to come. Whether camping or taking a road trip across the country in your caravan, there are plenty of ways to enjoy outdoor holidays. You can even include a stop at our Cornwall holiday park, with camping and touring pitches available. Here are some tips on how to plan an unforgettable outdoor holiday adventure in Cornwall.

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1. Pack Appropriately

Bring the right items when packing for your Cornish adventure and wear appropriate clothing. Depending on the time of year, be sure to include light layers that can easily be added or removed as needed. Also, pack a few extra clothes just in case it’s colder or wetter than expected so you don’t get stuck in uncomfortable situations.

Bring a good pair of shoes and ensure they are waterproof. Also, remember to bring any special items you may need, such as fishing rods, cameras, binoculars, and so on.

2. Research Your Destination

Whether you’re looking for a relaxing beach getaway or an adventurous hike, countless options are available in Cornwall. The key is to do some research online and talk to friends who have had similar experiences. Look into local attractions, events, restaurants, and other activities that you might want to take part in while you’re there.

Consider what type of activities you want to enjoy and plan an itinerary.

READ ALSO: Organise A Perfect Camping Trip – A How To Guide

3. Make Reservations

Making reservations ahead of time ensures that you have a place to stay and can confidently plan your entire Cornwall adventure. Tencreek’s Looe holiday park is an ideal base for exploring Cornwall or as a base for a part of your Cornish adventure. It all depends on what suits your needs and budget. If you are looking for a family-friendly outdoor holiday, Tencreek Holiday Park ticks all the boxes.

When making your booking, consider how many people will be travelling with you and what amenities are available at the location. Some places offer special packages for groups or family-sized rooms, so ask about those if applicable. Additionally, some locations require advanced booking to secure the best rates or availability during peak season.

4. Prepare Logistics

Planning what you need to bring is essential for any outdoor excursion. Make a list of all the items you may need, such as clothing, toiletries, camping gear, a first aid kit, food, and water supplies, depending on where you are going and how long for. Try to pack light so that carrying your stuff around won’t be too much of a burden. Make sure that whatever mode of transportation you choose has enough fuel or energy capacity before leaving home.

Tents at night on a campsite

Suppose you are travelling through Cornwall by car or boating along the coast; then also check if any necessary permits are required along the way, such as fishing licenses. Finally, consider insurance options in case something unexpected happens during your journey. With proper preparation and planning, nothing can stop you from having an amazing outdoor holiday adventure.

5. Prepare for Physically Challenging Activities

Outdoor holiday adventures often involve physically demanding activities such as backpacking, biking, or climbing. If you’re planning on doing any of these, prepare your body by exercising your muscles beforehand. It’s also a good idea to pack energy bars or snacks for the trail to keep your energy levels up.

Be sure to familiarise yourself with safety protocols and signs of possible danger before embarking on any activity. If you’re going to be doing strenuous activities such as rock climbing, ensure that you have the right equipment and training to stay safe while enjoying the experience.

6. Have a Back-Up Plan

No matter how well you plan, unexpected events can always occur during an outdoor holiday adventure. Make sure that you have a backup plan in place for any potential issues that may arise. This includes having multiple sources of communication, such as two-way radios or satellite phones, in case mobile service is unavailable.

It’s also essential to have a map of the area and know where you can find help in an emergency. Finally, it’s a good idea to let friends or family members know your itinerary so they know where to look for you.

READ ALSO: Cornwall explained: Frequently asked questions about Cornwall

An outdoor holiday in Cornwall can be a fun and exciting experience if planned out properly. From researching the best locations to preparing for physically challenging activities, many steps must be taken to ensure your journey is safe and enjoyable. With the proper preparation and planning, an amazing outdoor holiday adventure awaits. Make sure to do your research ahead of time, pack appropriately for the expected conditions and remember to stay safe at all times.

If you are looking for somewhere to stay in Cornwall. Our campsite in Looe is the perfect choice.

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