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Tuckingmill Skatepark: Review & Tips – Skateboarding in Cornwall, U.K

Hey there, fellow shredders! I’m stoked to be sharing with you today a sick overview of one of my favorite spots to hit up – Tuckingmill Skatepark. This place has been my go-to spot for years, and I cannot wait to give you some insight into what makes it so rad. From the gnarly bowl to the smooth street section, I’ll be sharing my personal experience and thoughts on this sick spot. So grab a board and let’s get rolling!

Overview

Description of Tuckingmill Skatepark – A Bowl-Lovers Haven

Tucked away in the beautiful Tuckingmill Valley Park in Cornwall, lies the Tuckingmill Skatepark, a haven for skateboarders of all abilities. This outdoor skatepark consists of two large concrete bowls, concrete steps and banks, metal rails and several small metal ramps on a tarmac grounding, offering a range of skating opportunities for everyone.

The first bowl is a long and thin rectangular shape with a flat bottom, while the second bowl is a figure 8 shape with a rounded bottom. The shallower first bowl has a key hole roll in on one side and can double as a mini ramp, with coping around the outside. Meanwhile, the second bowl is a lot tighter and whippier than the first, providing ample opportunities for pumping and endless lines.

In addition to the two bowls, the rest of the obstacles are located around the edges, including a couple of rails, a spine and a funbox. At the end of the run, there is a small stair set that can be used for some extra fun. A curved bank around the edge also features an interesting bank to rock feature.

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While the street section is basic, the bowls here are the main attraction. The shallower bowl is an ideal spot for beginners, while the figure 8 bowl is more suitable for intermediate skaters. This means that there is something for skaters of all abilities. And with no cost to skate and opening times subject to availability, Tuckingmill Skatepark is a perfect local spot to hone your bowl skills.

Overall, Tuckingmill Skatepark is a bowl-lovers paradise, offering a range of skating opportunities for everyone. So, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced skateboarder, this is definitely a skatepark to check out. Come and experience the thrill of skating in the beautiful surroundings of Tuckingmill Valley Park.

Location: Tuckingmill Valley Park, Boiler Works Road, Tuckingmill, Cornwall, TR14 8NH.

My Experience

Last week I went with my best friends to Tuckingmill skatepark and let me tell you, it was a great time! The park is made up of two large concrete bowls, concrete steps and banks, metal rails and several small metal ramps on a tarmac grounding. It’s a great place to test your skating skills and try out some new tricks.

The first bowl is a more simple long and thin rectangular shape with a flat bottom. It is shallower with a key hole roll in on one side and can double as a mini ramp as it has coping around the outside. The second bowl is a figure 8 shape with a rounded bottom and is a lot tighter and whippier than the first bowl. There is a lot more pumping opportunities in this bowl and you could skate endless lines in here. The second bowl was definitely our favorite and we spent most of our time in there.

Around the edges of these bowls are the rest of the obstacles in this skatepark which are made up of a couple of rails, a spine and a funbox. At the end of this run is also a small stair set and there is also a curved bank around the edge with an interesting bank to rock feature. We really enjoyed trying out all the different obstacles and seeing what we could do on them.

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This is a nice local park and the bowls here are the main attraction as the street section is very basic. The bowls are good as the shallower one is more suited to beginners and the figure 8 is more for the intermediate skaters meaning that there is something for skaters of all abilities. We saw a lot of different skill levels at the park and everyone seemed to be having a great time.

Overall, I would definitely recommend Tuckingmill skatepark to anyone who loves skating or wants to try it out. The park is well-maintained and has plenty of different obstacles to try out. It’s a great place to hang out with friends and have some fun on your board.

The Top Features of Tuckingmill Skatepark

  • Two large concrete bowls with different shapes and sizes, offering a range of skating opportunities for all levels
  • Additional obstacles like rails, a spine, and a funbox, as well as a small stair set and a bank to rock feature
  • A beautiful location in Tuckingmill Valley Park, with no cost to skate and opening times subject to availability

Open hours & Location

  • Opening Times : Subject to opening and closing times
  • Tuckingmill Skatepark, Tuckingmill Valley Park, Boiler Works Road, Tuckingmill, Cornwall, TR14 8NH. 

Tuckingmill Skatepark – FAQ’s

1. What are the features of Tuckingmill Skatepark?
Tuckingmill Skatepark features two large concrete bowls, concrete steps and banks, metal rails, several small metal ramps, a spine, and a funbox.

2. Are there different levels of difficulty at Tuckingmill Skatepark?
Yes, the shallower bowl is an ideal spot for beginners, while the figure 8 bowl is more suitable for intermediate skaters.

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3. Do I need to pay to skate at Tuckingmill Skatepark?
No, there is no cost to skate at Tuckingmill Skatepark.

4. Where is Tuckingmill Skatepark located?
Tuckingmill Skatepark is located in Tuckingmill Valley Park, at Boiler Works Road, Tuckingmill, Cornwall, TR14 8NH.

Thanks for reading about the thrilling Penmaenmawr Skatepark! We hope you enjoyed learning about this unique outdoor recreational facility. If you’re interested in other skateparks or skate product reviews, be sure to check out our other content. Don’t hesitate to leave any questions or comments, and feel free to follow us on Instagram or Twitter for more updates. Special shoutout to our friends Jonhy, Omar, and Stephan who joined us for some skateboarding fun at Penmaenmawr. Remember, the park is open to skaters of all ages and skill levels, so come on down and enjoy the ride!

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