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Porthpean Outdoor Education Centre

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Centre Information

Porthpean Outdoor Education Centre is situated on the South Coast of Cornwall and enjoys spectacular views over St. Austell Bay.  With easy access to the sea and countryside along with excellent on-site facilities, Porthpean Outdoor Education Centre provides activities and adventures on land and water, whatever the weather for all ages and abilities.

Activities and Adventures

Porthpean Outdoor Education Centre has an onsite indoor climbing wall, outdoor high ropes and a large artificial caving system. We are skilled and equipped to provide water-based and land-based activities and adventures throughout the year for school groups as well as individuals, family and friend groups.

Archery | Bushcraft | Canoeing | Caving | Climbing | Coasteering | Cycling | Dinghy Sailing | Environmental Coastal Walks | High Ropes | Kayaking | Orienteering | Rock Pooling | Stand Up Paddle-boarding |Shelter Building | Team Building

For more information on our day activity provision click HERE
For more information on our adventure provision click HERE



We have five accommodation villages at Porthpean Outdoor Education Centre:

Village A - Camping Pods: Our camping pod village is made up of 8 pods. All are fitted with mains power, lights, heating and double glazing for a comfortable stay.

Villages B-E - Tents: Each village is made up of six 6-person large canvas tents, all of which have floorboards and mattresses.

For more information on our accommodation villages click HERE

Porthpean camping pods

On-site Facilities

Our on-site facilities include toilets, showers, BBQ's, washing-up area, drying room, visiting staff lounge, dining hall, classroom/meeting & training room and free parking.

High Ropes


Porthpean Outdoor Education Centre
Castle Gotha
St Austell
PL26 6AZ

Tel: 01726 72901


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