Stithians Lake

Explore Stithians

Stithians Lake offers a great experience on and off the water. Create your own pirate adventure, explore the lake by boat or let the children run freely in our pirate themed play area. Fill your day out with fun and adventure, walk our nature path or bring your bike and cycle off-road, see what wildlife you can spot from the bird hide, alternatively relax and enjoy the open views of Stihians Lake.

Enjoy tasty treats from our onsite café, Café Nova serves freshly made cake, light lunches and fantastic hot drinks that will warm you up after a walk or activity on the water.

Stithians Lake is a firm favourite with windsurfers and sailors. The lake is considered as one of the windiest inland waters throughout England, ensuring that it is the destination hotspot for beginners and experienced water sports enthusiasts alike. Our lakeside location means beginners can pick up valuable lessons/ tuition within the comfort and safety of our qualified instructors.





Open Saturday’s and Sunday’s from 10:00-15:00 through the winter months.
For bookings outside of these times please call for availability.
Telephone: 01209 862781

Activity Centre:


Monday:                   10:00 – 15:00

Tuesday:                  Closed

Wednesday:           Closed

Thursday:               Closed

Friday:                      10:00 – 15:00

Saturday:                  10:00 – 15:00

Sunday:                     10:00 – 15:00

Junior Club:
Saturday mornings :The junior sailing and windsurfing club will be running 10:00-12:00 until the 5 December 2015, we will then be taking a break and starting up again on the 16 January 2016. Sessions are £16 or you can pay £45 membership for the season and then its just £10 per session. Suitable for ages 6-16. Please contact us to book as spaces are limited.

Project Windsurf Sunday’s  13:00 – 16:00
The dedicated souls of Project Windsurf will be out on the water every Sunday afternoon from 13:00 – 16:00. Three hours of coaching on a weekly basis has made learning windsurfing fast, fun, and friendly.  The sessions are aimed at anyone who would like to get out windsurfing with like minded people and get some expert tuition along the way. All abilities catered for,however some previous experience is required, if you are unsure of your level please feel free to call us for a chat or drop us a line on Facebook.  For updates on session times and information please follow our Facebook page or call the Outdoor and Active Centre at Stithians Lake. Visit our club page for pricing.
Set Sail Sunday:
Want to get into sailing? Once again the popular Set Sail Sunday Club will begin in the spring of 2016. The club is open to all existing members and anyone else who would like to improve on their sailing skills. The Set Sail Sunday Club does require all participants to have some basic sailing training but if you are a complete beginner then we can offer a taster session before you join the club. Taster sessions are a great way for you to get an insight into the sport and learn from our fully qualified RYA (royal yachting association) trained instructors in a 2 hour session.

Adult Courses
Sailing and Windsurfing Courses from £135 per person
These courses are the perfect way to kick start your sport.  Cornwall is surrounded by coastline and what better way to enjoy it than on the water?  Why not learn a new skill so you can enjoy the stunning location whilst afloat in 2015!

Junior Courses 

  • 2 hour Taster Sessions in Sailing, Windsurfing and Kayaking from £36 per person
  • Kids Summer Activities from Junior Club, Wet n’Active Days to Outdoor + Active Weeks.
  • Schools and Groups sessions in Sailing, Windsurfing Kayaking and Rafting.

Annual Launch Membership : Perfect for committed sailors and windsurfers with their own kit and nowhere to store it.

Hire & Launch : Visit Stithians Lake and benefit from fantastic range of modern kit for you to enjoy the lake with.

Schools and Groups : We are fully equiped and experienced for school and group sessions all year round; from multi activity days to team building seasons.

Stithians Outdoor + Active Centre, Stithians Lake, Menherion, Redruth, Cornwall. TR16 6NW

Tel: 01209 860301

Click here to keep up to date with the Farson Digital Live Stream of Stithians Lake.

Real time videos are a fantastic addition to our lakes for water sports enthusiasts. Keep up to date with the weather and check conditions before your visit.

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Come and try an activity:

Visit Stithians Lake and try out a range of water sport activities. We offer hire, courses and launch for sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, sup(stand up paddle boarding) and more. At Stithians you can take part in single sport activities or join a club, we also offer multi-activity days for birthday parties and team building exercises.

Visiting Cornwall on holiday? stay at Stithians Lake, pack your holiday with fun filled family activities. Stithians Lake benefits from a campsite adjacent to the activity centre and 24 hour access to showers and toilet facilities. Take a day trip out of Stithians and explore what Cornwall has to offer, Stithians is located near Redruth and Falmouth.

We host courses, events, weekly clubs, book online or contact the centre directly for more information.



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