From surfing and horse riding to hot air balloon rides we have connections with the best providers...
If you are in need of surf lessons, we are lucky to be right next to Outdoor Adventure Centre where they not only offer residential courses for children, they also provide a range of bespoke exciting holiday activities to keep the whole family happy. From rock climbing, to coasteering, abseiling and even a family Crystal Maze adventure they can create the perfect itinerary for your whole family. All their instructors are, highly qualified and fully insured, so be sure to visit their website for the full range of activities on offer or call Andy or Rob on 01288362900
With Belinda Alecock (Bsc - Hons - MCSP - SRP) is an experienced Pilates teacher and chartered Physiotherapist. Whether you need Belind's expert touch to sort out your aches and pains or just need your regular Pilates fix; Belinda's expertise is personally tested and highly recommended
With Sarah Pridham (UK Athletics Level 2 Endurance Coach, Member of the Complementary Therapists' Association)
For those who want to unwind and relax, or you need more specific assistance, for example, if you are training for a marathon and would like a programme put in place, Sarah can help. We can arrange sessions in the comfortable surroundings of Barford, or alternatively you can visit Sarah's clinic in nearby Launceston.
One to one or group yoga lessons can be arranged with our yoga teacher Emma White.
Emma is a fully trained teacher and completed her training with the British Wheel of Yoga (BWY), this consisted of a three year course during which she studied yoga postures, anatomy and physiology, philosophy, meditation and safe practice. In addition Emma took a course in Yoga Therapy with the Yoga Campus in London which consisted of looking at ways in which Yoga can be used to alleviate illness and stress. She also completed a training with 'Yoga For Healthy Lower Backs' (YHLB) and is listed on their website as a qualified YHLB teacher.
Treat yourself to a luxurious pamper session with our local beauty therapist Claire Banbury
Whether it’s a indulgent hot stone massage, a facial or a pedicure we can arrange to bring Claire and her team to you.
Fully trained and accredited to NVQ level 2 and 3 Claire also has Diplomas in Reflexology, Anatomy and Physiology. She has 8 years of salon experience and a thriving beauty spa business in Launceston. We can arrange pamper sessions at Barford even in the comfort of your own room or you can visit her salon in Launceston.
Work off some of that wine and chocolate with our Personal Trainer
Matthew Luxton BSc (Hons), Register of Exercise Professionals (Level3). Whether you are training for an event or just want to maintain your fitness programme whilst on holiday Matthew can provide a high quality reliable fitness and wellbeing programme tailored to suit you.
Award winning, world famous Cornish wine and sparkling wine.
Only a40 mins drive from Barford: visit the vineyard for tasting and tours or order a case to sample in the comfort of Barford. Delivery is £8.50. 10% discount for case orders of 12 bottles or more, and a 5% discount for 6 bottles (cases may be mixed). Visit their website for more info or call 01208 77959.
Have your own private wine-tasting with educationalist David Rowe, who has been running wine experiences for many years and is registered with the Wine and Spirit Education Trust. Sessions are usually two hours however we can tailor wine tasting sessions according to your preference or interests, for example Cornish vineyards, Bordeaux to New World and dry whites, to the glories of sweet wines where there is even one which matches dark chocolate... call Bonny on Tel: 01566 770880 for more info
Bude: Sea fishing and boat charter from Bude aboard The Mantis offer fishing and sightseeing trips along the coast up to Lundy island. The Mantis Tel 07977 423511
Lundy Sailings on the Jessica Hettie. Based in Clovelly (21 miles away, approximately 36 minutes drive) 1 hour sailing and 6 hours ashore – up to 10 passengers. Adults £35. Children Under 16 £25 (plus £5 landing fee for non-National Trust Members). To swim with the seals is an extra £15 per person, it takes about 2 hours, wetsuits provided.
Boscastle Rock Shop: 'Tennessee - 2 hour £15 or 4 hour £30 fishing trips, rods and tackle supplied ring for bookings Tel: 01840 250527. For general information or charter hire ring Ken Tel: 01288353565
What better way to take in the spectacular views of nearby Bodmin Moor and the beautiful countryside surrounding Barford than by hot air balloon?
Wherever possible your balloon flight itinerary will start and finish at a location so that you can have breakfast or supper after your flight, depending on the time you go up in the balloon.
We can organise private one to one lessons at nearby stables or you can explore the countryside on horseback. Nothing better than a coastal ride!
Camelford - Lakefield Equestrian Centre is a BHS (British Horse Society) and RDA (Riding for the Disabled Association) approved centre offering full equestrian facilities and catering for all abilities, from complete beginner to the more advanced rider. Facilities include indoor school, weather permitting outdoor school, show jumping paddock and cross country course.
Postcode: PL32 9TX Tel: 01840 213 279
Bude – Broomhill Manor Stables is a fun and friendly riding stables on the outskirts of the coastal resort of Bude. We offer riding for all ages and abilities on well-schooled horses and ponies, which are well-mannered and responsive and enjoy their work. Our experienced and qualified instructors cater for all ages and abilities from pony rides for the beginner, through to one on one tuition in our ménage or cross country course, both in the grounds of Broomhill Manor.
Postcode: EX23 9AX Mob Tel: 07447 458075
For the golf enthusiast there are four nearby courses to choose from - Bude, Holsworthy, Launceston and Trethorne golf clubs.
Bude Golf Club, Postcode: EX23 8DA, Tel: 01288 353635
Ivyleaf Golf Course and Driving Range EX23 9LD. Tel: 01288321592
Launceston Golf Club, Postcode: PL15 8HF, Tel: 01566 775359
Trethorne Golf Club, Postcode: PL15 8QE, Tel: 0156686903