There are plenty of places across Cornwall to take part in sport and physical activity, from traditional sports to fitness classes. Whether you are starting for the first time or returning from time away, you will always need suitable clothing. We asked our social media following where they get their activewear in Cornwall, and they didn’t disappoint! We have put together this list of 6 great places, if you think we have missed any worthy mentions, let us know in the comments!
Cornish Granite Sports, Redruth
At Cornish Granite Sports their company mission statement is simple, supply the best products at the best price. They extensively research the sports markets offering equipment and clothing from brands that have (1) Quality (2) Sustainability (3) Affordability. They also work with the best bespoke sports clothing suppliers in the UK and Europe, again where quality and price meets the customers exact requirements. The company also helps sports clubs raise vital club funds with a concept called Club Micro Shopping.
Agame Sports, Redruth
Agame are a specialist sportswear brand supplying high quality kit to schools and clubs throughout the UK. Their background lies in designing and supplying completely bespoke performance sportswear as well as a range of stock supported off field training kit to complement each other. Their ethos has always been to deliver really good quality sportswear for their customers in a design that is unique and embraces all that is important to them.
Whirlwind Sports, Truro/Helston/Camborne/Penzance
Whirlwind supply the best performance sports brands from around the globe and have been doing so for the past 28 years. They stock a large range of womenswear, menswear, footwear and accessories, and of course specialist sports kit. Check out the Whirlwind way at their website!
Cloudbreak Surf, Saltash
Cloudbreak Surf pride themselves on being members of the community they operate in, and know what it’s like to Surf and use the ocean in this part of the world. They opened our doors in February 2013 when they realized there were no stores in the area that they felt like they were or could be a part of. While other Surf shops seem to be moving in a “Bigger is better”, impersonal, mega store direction, they decided to open a small community orientated surf shop.
Personal Best Running, St Austell
Personal Best Running is a specialist running and fitness store in St Austell, Cornwall. They pride themselves on offering great products and services to both established runners and to those just starting out on their journey to a more active lifestyle.
You will find road, trail, and fitness shoes, plus an extensive range of running and fitness clothing and accessories. They’re also able to offer a video gait cycle analysis and shoe fitting service, accompanied by friendly service, advice and support.
Eko, Wild West Cornwall
Create your unique pilates and yoga style from Eko’s organic yoga clothing range of tops, wraps, t shirts, yoga pants and cotton leggings that look good and feel comfortable in and out of class. All of their clothes are breathable super soft material with anti-bacterial properties. They are much less likely to trigger allergies and eczema since there are no harmful chemicals against your skin. Their other jersey fabric is Tencel (Eucalyptus) fibre which is a top performance fabric for sportswear due to the perfect moisture absorption system and natural temperature balancing qualities during exercise.