Freewave Surf Academy based at Widemouth Bay. Learn to surf or go coasteering! Call Robin for more info.
OA Surf Club based right beside our Barford property and operating from Widemouth Bay. They have taken large groups for surf lessons, coasteering, rock climbing and even abseiling lessons.
Whether as a sunrise awakener looking out onto the valley or perhaps taken at a more wakeful time of the day 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 and your guests to a pamper session in the comfort of your own room or set up a luxurious spa room in the old workshop. Go and visit Claire Banbury at her serene spa in Launceston or Contact Glo-Pamper or Home-Spa-Cornwall to arrange treatments in house to suit you!
Award winning Cornish Wine
Award winning and world famous Cornish Wine grown and bottled 45 minutes 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). Order via their website or or by phone 01208 77959.
English Spirit Distillery
Nestled in a valley just outside Launceston in Cornwall, is our new state-of the-art distillery, cafe and visitors centre. Home to the Treguddick brand, the newest addition to the English Spirit family.
Fishing and fishing trips
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 (32 miles away, approximately 50 minutes drive from us) 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.
For a Prompt Service Phone +44 (0)1237 431405 - Evenings or 07774 190359 - Daytime. (Apr-Oct)
Boscastle Rock Shop: 'Tennessee - 2 hour £15 or 4 hour £30 fishing trips, rods and tackle supplied ring for bookings 01840 250527. For general information or charter hire ring Ken 01288 353565
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 Mobile Telephone: 07447 458075
For the golf enthusiast there are four nearby courses to choose from - Bude, Holsworthy, Launceston and Trethorne golf clubs.
Launceston Golf Club, Postcode: PL15 8HF, Tel: 01566 775359
Trethorne Golf Club, Postcode: PL15 8QE, Tel: 01566 86903
Bude Golf Club, Postcode: EX23 8DA, Tel: 01288 353635
Holsworthy Golf Club, Postcode: EX22 6LP, Tel: 01409 255 390