With the Camel Trail, Cardinham woods and the new cycle tracks at Lanhydrock cyclists are spoilt for choice whatever the ability level. Cycle hire is available at Lanhydrock and along the route of the Camel trail
To the Coast Perhaps ?
With places like Fowey, Looe, Charlestown, Polruan, Polkerris, Parr, Porthpean and Mevagissy just a short drive away, Geranium Cottage makes a great base from which to explore.
A perfect location for exploring
Geranium Cottage, right in the heart of Lostwithiel, is an ideal base for you to explore, with many treasures right on your doorstep. For the cyclist there are routes and bridleways to explore with dedicated cycle trails at Cardinham Woods ( x miles) and Lanhydrock x miles, catering for all abilities. Both these venues offer marked walking trails on firm tracks.There is a wide choice of stately homes and gardens to visit, such as Cotehele, on the banks of the Tamar, The Lost Gardens of Heligan and The Eden Project.Lostwithiel has a train station letting you leave the car and explore Plymouth and Devon to the East and Truro,St Ives and Panzance to the West.You can easily drive to Charlestown with its tall ships and echoes of Poldark, as well as Port Isaac, the setting for Doc Martin.Sailing dinghys can be hired at Siblyback Lake and if you have your own kayak, the tidal River Fowey runs through Lostwithiel and invites you to explore some beautiful scenery paddling down river past St Winnow to Fowey town.
And plenty going on right on the doorstep.
Lostwithiel itself offers a varied selection of events throughout the year.Lost in Film shows up-to-date, often alternative films every two weeks in the Church Rooms, 100metres from Geranium Cottage. There are good restaurants and public houses in the town and a late night Co-Operative supermarket lets you provision adequately for dining in at the cottage.