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Porthpean Outdoor Education Centre is Cornwall’s leading outdoor activity centre.  Set overlooking the stunning Cornish south coast, we offer the complete camping and glamping activity package with our own beach, on-site accommodation, full catering, and an array of adventures geared especially for schools, families, and groups.

Specialising in fun-filled residential packages for school camps and outdoor education programmes, we offer instructor-led outdoor activities such as kayaking, coasteering, high ropes, stand-up paddleboarding and much, much more.

Our unique set up, with super-flexible accommodation and awesome onsite camping holiday facilities, means we are perfectly placed to effortlessly extend our offering to families looking for an adventure break in Cornwall during the school holidays.


Thanks to our amazing location on the south coast of Cornwall, we’re able to offer a wide range of instructor-led land-based and water-based activities, from both our centre and our beach.   Our exciting outdoor and indoor activities include the following:

The Complete Package...

Camping tents & pods

Water-based activities

Land-based activities

Live entertainment

What our customers are saying

‘Porthpean Camp is a wonderful place for children to create memorable experiences. We are thrilled it is back open and we cannot wait to return!’

Victoria Tonkin, Deputy Headteacher, Roche Community Primary School, Cornwall

”We have been lucky enough to visit Porthpean Outdoor Education Centre for our Year 7 residential for many years. Our students love the experience both for the variety of activities and the welcoming and empathetic approach of the centre staff. We will definitely be continuing our relationship in the future”.

Mark Lemin, PE & Head of Outdoor Education, Liskeard School & Community College, Cornwall

“School camp at Porthpean is the perfect chance for our students to experience challenge and adventure! The instructor team and the facilities are fantastic and both students (and staff!) are excited to be back.”

Jen George, Adventure and Outdoor Learning Coordinator, Bodmin College, Cornwall

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