Cornwall is natural holiday destination of rich diversity and the famous heartland of British surfing. If you’re planning a holiday to Sennen Cove, surfing has to be on the to-do list. Winding down to the beach, you can’t help but notice the surfers lining-up to catch waves. Before them a beautiful stretch of golden sand which, during your stay, is a playground where the consistent turquois waves vary from fun ankle bashers to shoulder high lumps. Waves don’t mind the rain it would seem. So, cloud or sun they keep on coming which, as British holidays go, makes surfing is a reliable activity high on the to-do list.
Where to stay and surf
Smart Surf have their own Surf and Stay lodge for all types of family and group bookings, and there are other self-catering locations that are kid friendly around the region. Regardless of where you stay, Cornwall is one big chill-pill. There is no other place like it to get the city out of your system. A lot of people do spend their entire time around Sennen but Land’s End has the views and Minack Theatre in Porthcurno is a magical must. For walkers, there’s the eye watering South West coast park and Gwenvor beach also picks up the waves.
Learn to surf or step up a level
For beginners, there’s plenty of space to learn and for the intermediate surfer Sennen is a suitable place for coaching due to the exposure and regularity of swell. The two-hour group surfing lessons includes the surfboard and wetsuit and has a great track record for getting beginners to their feet in the first hour. Walking on water! It’s easy to fall in love with Sennen and surfing is a passion that will last you a lifetime. You just need to get in the water and let the calm air of Cornwall keep you afloat.