Adrenalin loving, thrill-seeking, action-adventurers. This is for you. Cornwall is not just about pasties, cream teas, beaches, boats, beauty spots and crying seagulls. Yes, this is special and resonates. But, we do the uber extreme fun stuff too. The pushing your boundaries, exciting, once in a lifetime experiences on your bucket list. The scaling cliff heights and flying through the sky stuff that you only see on screen.
Skydiving at Perranporth
Do you have a head for heights? A drive to the north coast is worth it for this totally awesome experience of a lifetime! With UK Skydiving Adventures, go for Tandem Skydiving or Accelerated Free Fall Skydiving and conquer your fears to make a dream come true.
Zipwire, Hangloose Adventure, St Austell
This is right up there for thrill seekers in Cornwall. With Hangloose Adventure, fly over the Eden Project on a long and fast zipwire, swing into space on a 20 metre giant cliff swing, or be a stunt person and take a 33ft leap of faith onto a giant airbag. Adrenaline pumping, exhilarating, safe, and an experience you’ll never forget!
Coasteering, Via Ferrata Cornwall, Longdowns, Penryn
Hop into your car and just a short 15-minute drive away is Via Ferrata Cornwall, an adventure centre set in a huge granite quarry. Challenge yourself and your friends to activities such as cliff climbing, crossing high wire bridges, rope courses, and zip lining across a 60-acre site – a real buzz and loads of fun! The team are well versed to deliver a group session for your tribe.
Aquapark, Kernow Adventure Park, Penryn
Just before you get to Via Ferrata, there is a nearby outdoor water activity centre, Kernow Adventure Park. Have a laugh sliding along the inflatable aquapark with your friends! You can also experience the exhilarating feeling of carving along the water’s surface as you learn to wakeboard or ride the ringo.
Kayaking, The Helford
Paddle up the Helford river with Koru Kayaking, and interact up close with nature through kayaking and see the incredible and impressive Cornish coastline from a different angle.
Indoor Climbing, Penryn
Have a spare couple of hours? Just a mere stone throw away from the Penryn Campus, is the Granite Planet Climbing Centre. Book ahead and stroll on down to have a go at a spot of indoor climbing with an instructor and feel proud of your achievements.
The action doesn’t stop at the beach. If you’re looking for even more exciting things to do in Falmouth, stand up paddleboarding (SUP) with Club Wesup is a perfect activity to do right on the beautiful Gyllyngvase beach. The team offer group lessons, private lessons and quality equipment hire.
Soak up the Falmouth Nightlife!
After a day of extreme action, it’s time to shower, change and party! Hop onto a bus (we’ve a bus stop onsite) or catch the train to Falmouth, order a cocktail and soak up the local nightlife. Falmouth has a plethora of restaurants and bars to suit a variety of tastes, so sit back and enjoy a refreshing drink by the sea and watch the sun go down.
Perfect pizza and fresh coffee
Next to our university rooms, we’ve a Koofi Café serving coffee, smoothies, pizza, paninis, sandwiches and treats. It’s open all day and is perfect for a light bite before hitting the town or pit stop between activities.
Do you have a big group? Why not contact us to book a self-contained 7-Bed Flat (2 Twins and 5 doubles) with a fully equipped kitchen. Or simply book our rooms direct. Prices start from just £69 per room for up to two people.