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Activity Summer Breaks at Mullion Cove Hotel

Strolling along the quiet cliff tops outside Mullion Cove Hotel is a relaxing and magical experience, but there are other activities to explore on the Lizard Peninsula that offer alternative but equally striking views of our dramatic coastline.

To enjoy the outdoors this summer you could try a spot of golfing or go diving, coasteering, coastal rock climbing, sea kayaking or horse-back riding – all ideal for groups and older families.

Most activities are located amongst our peninsula cliffs offering opportunities for exploration and superb snapshots, so we’ve pulled together some neat ideas for activity summer breaks at Mullion Cove Hotel to give you a helping hand.

Take a look at what’s on offer, choose an adventure and book your summer break with us today!

Tee off at Mullion Golf Course

If you’re a big fan of backswings, birdies and bogeys then Mullion Golf Club is an absolute holiday must. Situated a couple of miles north of Mullion Cove Hotel on cliff tops overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, this beautiful course is the most southerly in England. Framed by sandy coves and reed beds the course has historically attracted literary giants who enjoyed a swing including Conan Doyle, A P Herbert and A A Milne.

Suitable for golfers of all abilities the club welcomes visitors and groups, and round green fees include temporary club membership allowing use of clubhouse facilities.

Kayaking with Lizard Adventures

Try kayaking and gracefully cut your way along the stunning Lizard coastline to visit islands, caves, paddle through gaps and discover playful seals and other marine wildlife.

Partnered with the National Trust, Lizard Adventure’s fully-trained guides can offer you access to exclusive locations and help you find the best sea spots while improving your paddling technique. Groups launch from Mullion Harbour at the foot of Mullion Cove Hotel which is a coveted Cornish location on the Peninsula.

Horse Riding on Cornish Beaches

It’s hard to beat the exhilarating feeling of horse-back riding along our local cove beaches to unwind.  So give it a go and visit Newton Equestrian Centre located two miles north of Mullion Cove Hotel, just behind the golf course. Catering for all levels of riding experience from novice through to advanced, the centre has on-site riding facilities and a number of countryside areas for hacks.

For those of you feeling adventurous, their range of beautiful mares and geldings will have you trotting across the sands in quick time through the sea-salty air.

Climbing on the Lizard

Get to grips with coastal rock climbing and the Lizard’s beautiful sea cliffs with a half or full day course. Lizard Adventure sessions teach you the skills necessary to climb sites such as Old Lizard Head, starting with technique coaching whilst abseiling and bouldering to build confidence for route climbing.

Their rock climbing weekend consolidates climbing safety, technique and skill in some beautiful Cornish climbing spots. Whether you’re new to the sport or have already climbed indoor walls or crags, they cater for all levels so no prior experience is required.

Diving in Cornwall

Spot monkfish, gurnard, rays, spider crabs, and a multitude of sea anemones and urchins while diving in Cornwall. Porthkerris Divers are a family-run dive centre based on the Lizard Peninsula that offers a range of PADI and BSAC Scuba Diving Courses for people of all ages and abilities.

An on-site shop sells a range of diving equipment, has equipment for hire and an escorted diving service. They also offer a dive buddy service for the more experienced. Dolphins and Basking Sharks can often be found in the area and a number of divers have seen these gentle giants at close quarters underwater.

To go on their Basking Shark sightings email list contact

Check out our Diving in Cornwall Pinterest Board for some amazing underwater piccies!

Coasteering on the Peninsula

Explore the Lizard Peninsula coastline where sea meets cliff and come face-to-face with the rugged shore amongst rocks and waves. Coasteering involves donning a wetsuit before being guided round the Lizard headland to explore caves, negotiate passing waves, swim to islands and jump off cliffs.

It’s a great group activity that encourages peer support and a bit of bravery, for all ages. It’s also a fantastic way to experience the coast in its wild glory.

As swimming forms part of the activities you must have reasonable confidence in outdoor waters.

Book today!

If you love the great outdoors make sure you book your activity summer break at Mullion Cove Hotel today, and create your own adventure on the Lizard Peninsula. Our stunning cliff top location is only moments away from each of these activity centres with sea view rooms and lounges that overlook some of the crags and waves you’ll be tackling.

After your adventures you can chill out in our pool and dine in our Atlantic View Restaurant or take a tipple at the Glenbervie Bar.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

For more ideas check out our Discover the Lizard Peninsula Pinterest board.


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