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Cornwall Outdoors - “A breath of fresh air”

With over 60 years’ history of delivering outdoor activities Cornwall Outdoors has significant experience in providing adventure activities and residential opportunities to children, families and adults . We operate three Outdoor Education Centres in Cornwall and each summer set up a standing campsite on the Isles of Scilly. Each Centre offers a range of adventure activities unique to its particular location utilising moorland, beach and coastal environments to offer, amongst others, canoeing, climbing, archery, gorge walking, coasteering, stand up paddleboarding and mountain biking.

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Thousands of students and adults pass through our doors every year. Our aim is to ensure that each one leaves us excited and enthused about the outdoors. To achieve this we rely on our skilled and enthusiastic staff to deliver safe, high quality and enjoyable activities in all weathers. If you have the essential skills and motivation required to be one of our Outdoor Education instructors and would like to be part of our team then we would like to hear from you.


Porthpean Outdoor Education Centre is situated just outside of St Austell. It enjoys spectacular views over St Austell Bay and easy access to the sea and local countryside. Porthpean Centre provides more than just a summer camp as it is a centre of excellence for adventure activities providing a wide range of watersports and land-based activities.

Centre Manager – Mark Peters – 01726 72901

Find out about the Porthpean Outdoor Education Centre 


The Delaware Outdoor Education Centre is near Gunnislake in the Tamar Valley, conveniently located between Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor. It provides a spacious, centrally heated, residential base, with a large sports field.  Activities include canoeing, climbing, moorland exploration, mountain biking and gorge walking.

Centre Manager – Dougie Bruce – 01822 833885

Find out about the Delaware Centre  


Carnyorth Outdoor Education Centre is situated in west Cornwall between St Just and Pendeen. The centre is spacious and colourful with attractive grounds and friendly staff. It is in a fantastic location with a cliff edged coast one way where old mining buildings perch and wild moorland the other way where a Bronze stone circle can be found.  Activities include canoeing, coracle building, archery, cycling and moorland cluedo.

Centre Manager – Jonathan Allen  - 01736 786344

Find out about the Carnyorth Outdoor Education Centre

Vacancies will be published again in early April.