Enjoy a bit of wildlife spotting in the 650 acres of scenic woodlands near Bodmin at Cardinham Woods. Relax in the picnic area by the river, you can even cook up a feast on one of the BBQs which are free to use. After a brisk walk visit the Woods Café, one of the most picturesque cafés in Cornwall, serving delicious homemade cakes and light lunches. The pond in front of the cafe supports masses of toad, frog and newt tadpoles each spring.
The Camel Trail runs approx 17 miles inland from the town of Padstow and follows the river Camel through the towns of Wadebridge, Bodmin and up to Pooleys bridge. The trail can be used as a recreational route by walkers,cyclists and horse riders and is flat and mostly suitable for disabled access. There are cycle hire at both ends of the trail as well as lovely pubs and cafes.
Cornwall has 228 miles / 431km of coastal footpath stretching from Marsland Mouth on the North Cornish Coast to the Hamoaze and Plymouth Sound on the South coast. Whether you enjoy walking through picturesque tree lined riverside valleys or on rugged rocky clifftops, Cornwall is the ideal walking location for you. Here is a guide to one of walks straight from the hotels front door. Constantine Bay to Mawgan Porth walk