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There's so much to do within such a short distance whether you walk, cycle or drive.
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Explore in Cornwall

Discover Cornwall’s extraordinary wildlife and heritage exploring the hidden corners, dramatic, spectacular cliffs, wide open moors and secret places walking with one of Cornwall’s leading naturalists.

Guided walking with Explore in Cornwall gets you away from the crowds and well-worn tourist trails. You’ll experience the iconic wildlife, ancient landscapes and hidden wonders you won’t find in the usual guide books whilst in the company of Steve Crummay, one of Cornwall’s leading wildlife experts and a qualified Mountain Leader.

South West Coast Path

Walk the South West Coast Path

Explore the amazing coast path around Cornwall. Stunning views, beaches, cafes, attractions along the way.  There are many day walks within an easy distance of Little White Alice and of course they are all dog friendly. We especially love walking around the Lizard with it’s amazing wild flowers and so so many butterflies.

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Explore the Cornish Mining World Heritage site

Discover the extraordinary landscape that makes up this world heritage site with places to walk, attractions to visit, take a little time to discover the amazing mining history of Cornwall.  Everywhere you look you can still see traces of it in the landscape and nothing quite beats walking, riding you bike or horse around the Mineral Tramways.

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Stithians Lake

There’s so much to see and do at Stithians Lake just a mile from Little White Alice.  Get on the lake and learn a new watersport. (suitable for all ages) or take you dog and walk, ride, cycle run around the lake.  There are bird hides to visit and places to fish from. Have coffee and cake at Caffe Nova and let the kids loose on the playground and climbing wall.

Happy Kayakers

Get on the water

Hire anything from a small motor boat to a sailing cruiser to a kayak and explore the wonderful estuaries of the rivers around us. You can hire boats of all sizes from many different venues. Some of our favourite days out have been on our kayaks launching from the Helford, Mylor or Loe beach. More recently we’ve been exploring the North Coast, on occasions accompanied by seals and Frenchman’s Creek on the Helford with Koru Kayaking who are perfect hosts with in depth knowledge of the waters around them.

Blue Pointer

Sea fishing for your dinner?

Why not take a fishing trip out with Blue Pointer. Whether you are a first timer or an experienced fisherman Dan will take you out and ensure that you don’t come back empty handed from a trip on the Helford River and surrounds.


Garden watching at some of Cornwall’s 60 amazing gardens

Our mild climate has created some of the most exotic gardens in the UK. the award winning Trebah gardens with its colourful walks leading down to the seashore, an adventure playground, Kids trail and creative sessions, gallery space, shop and fantastic cafe tick all our boxes and it’s just 20 minutes away from Little White Alice. With over 60 gardens to visit in Cornwall the county is a gardeners paradise especially in the Spring.

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Horse riding

Horse riding with Cornish Riding Holidays With amazing off road trails to explore, beach rides, lessons and holiday clubs. Cornish Riding Holidays have the horse to help you grow and develop confidence from exploring Cornwall at your horses pace along the historical Mineral Tramways to jumping lessons.  You could spend a whole week riding everyday with them and return to the luxury of our hot tub every evening.

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Sunbathing on the Helford

South facing sheltered beaches surrounded by lush trees, our favourite is Grebe Beach close to the village of Durgan with calm estuary waters it’s a must for wild swimming throughout the year.  Take time to drop into the Ferryboat Inn for some of their famous Helford River Oysters.


Shopping in Truro

If you cannot live without a bit of retail therapy then Truro has a good mix of national and independent shops and you can catch a train or a ferry there from Falmouth and travel the beautiful Fal River on the way or catch a train from Redruth. Truro Cathedral and Truro Museum are both well worth making the journey for.

Poldark Mine

Get historical at Poldark mine

Hard hats, steep climbs and narrow dark tunnels, think Indiana Jones not for the faint hearted. Poldark Mine has been taken on by new owners in the last few years and there has been a lot of new work going on to revive this iconic site.  The guided trips into the mine are well worth taking the time out to experience and some of the scenes from Poldark have been filmed in them.

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Get Nautical at the Maritime Museum Falmouth

The award winning Maritime Museum is excellent for a wet day with hands on interactive displays to keep everyone entertained and children’s workshops throughout the year as well as themed exhibitions.

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Sea safari’s with Orca are a brilliant adventure and day out exploring the wildlife in the water and along our coasts. You might spot basking sharks, dolphins or seals whilst finding out more about our historical seamen and pirates. They do half day and full day trips and you can really get the chance to be involved with some marine conservation.

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