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Following recent advice from the Government on the response to the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, and avoiding non-essential travel specifically to holiday parks, we have decided NOT TO OPEN AT EASTER. The park will remain closed until further notice. If you have booked a holiday with us we will contact you direct. We believe it is the only responsible option to take in order to safeguard our guests, staff, suppliers and the wider local community. All holidays and all monies paid are transferable to other dates this season or in 2021. For cancellations please refer to booking conditions at here . If you wish to contact us regarding your booking please email enquiries@stivesbay.co.uk. Please quote your booking reference. We wish all our customers and their families well at this very difficult time. We urge everyone to comply with government guidelines. Best wishes from all at St Ives bay.

Stithians Lake Country Park

From fishing to footpaths, wildlife to watersports, café to camping, Stithians Lake has something for everyone. Located just a few miles from the A30, surrounded by farmland and moorland, this is the largest inland water in West Cornwall and offers a whole range of facilities and activities.

The network of paths at the lake are great for walking, jogging or cycling. The circular five mile walk takes you through meadows, wet woodland and heathland, which are environmentally managed by our dedicated Countryside team. There is always interesting wildlife around, why not stop off at one of the three bird hides and see what you can spot? One of the highlights of the walk is going across the imposing Stithians dam.

The activity centre offers tuition, hire and self-launch in sailing, kayaking, paddleboarding and windsurfing (which is especially popular at the site as its proximity to the coast makes for reliable wind conditions). Our friendly and experienced instructor team welcome all abilities from the first-timer to the Olympic hopeful. We also supply wetsuits and buoyancy aids so you don’t have to worry about anything.

For the little ‘uns there is a pirate themed play area that overlooks the lake and also includes a climbing boulder for the more adventurous!

If you fancy a spot of fly-fishing, we stock rainbow and brown trout throughout the season (mid-March to mid-November), with fly fishing permits available from the self-service permit hut on site. You can either fish from the bank or hire a boat and get out into the middle of the lake.

The superb Café Lake Central is run by Mandy and her team and is located within the activity centre serving freshly cooked pizzas, paninis, light lunches, coffee, cakes and ice cream.

For those wishing to extend their stay at the Stithians Lake, our lakeside campsite and facilities have undergone some recent improvements, including additional electric hook-ups and a new family changing room. The camping field is very flat offers plenty of space for all the family to enjoy some fun time together.

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Our offers are discounted prices for 2 Adults
2 Adults and 2 Children age 9 or under.

Babies of 18 months or under (max 2) do not count as a person. Where there is only one adult you can add an extra child. These offers are available mainly outside of the school holidays and are always availabale through our accommodation search.


Offers do not apply in conjunction any other offers. Normal booking conditions also apply. Extras such as cots highchairs and decks will be charged in the booking process.

Our prices include: all card and admin charges, linen in most units, use of indoor pool, beach access and car park, 24HR security, club entry, entertainment (when provided), TV electricity gas in our units, WIFI (not in unit). Please note other parks may charge ON ARRIVAL for some or all of these items! Availability Limited. Please check dates of which facilities are open on your holiday dates.

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