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A GUIDE TO

PAD S T OW A N D T H E S U R RO U N D I N G A R E A

2014

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Welcome to

Padstow In recent years, Padstow has blossomed into North Cornwall’s premier resort. In this, the guide to Padstow, Camel Estuary and the surrounding area, the Padstow Area Tourism and Business Forum proudly assures all visitors that first, the accommodation listed within it has been fully inspected and second, that our members are committed to offering both quality and value for money. A visit to Padstow offers a unique opportunity to savour all that is good about a holiday in Cornwall. As well as representing Padstow, this guide covers the surrounding area from Port Isaac in the North to Mawgan Porth in the South and as far East as St Mabyn. We are a year round holiday destination and Padstow is just as lovely in the spring and autumn as it is at Christmas and New Year when the festivities and harbour lights lend their special magic. We look forward to welcoming you and hope you enjoy a wonderful holiday in the town and surrounding area of which we are very proud.

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C ontents 5

Tourist Information

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Useful information

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Introducing Padstow

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Disabled Facilities

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Unique Padstow

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Plenty to see and do

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Walking

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Beach Guide

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The surrounding area

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St Merryn

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Trevone Bay

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Little Petherick & St Issey

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Wadebridge

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Port Isaac, Port Gaverne & Port Quin

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Rock, Polzeath & Trebetherick

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Eating out

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Getting to Padstow

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Events diary

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Padstow Town map

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Surrounding area map

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Where to stay

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Self-catering accommodation

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Serviced accommodation

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Caravan and camping

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PATA Members contact

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Tourist I n f o r m a ti o n Padstow Tourist Information Centre The Red Brick Building, North Quay, Padstow, PL28 8AF

Tel: 01841 533449 Email: padstowtic@btconnect.com www.padstowlive.com

Information. You will find our office in The Red Brick Building situated on the North Quay. We are open all year around. Our helpful and friendly staff are on hand offering you a wealth of local knowledge and information.

Facilities. We have public internet access and scanning service, so you can keep in touch whilst on holiday. If you need to print this facility is also available. We have a photocopying service available for all visitors and if you need to send a fax we can also assist you with this.

We stock a large selection of ordnance survey maps, walking books, tide tables and excellent books on many Cornish topics. Please call us for details and we can arrange for items to be posted to you via our mail order service. Accommodation. We offer an advanced booking service for hotels, bed & breakfast and self catering accommodation. To avoid disappointment at busy times why not use this service to book your holiday. Information is also available on self-catering and caravan sites. Please do not hesitate calling our centre for further information.

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Tickets. We offer the chance to book your Eden Tickets in advance thus saving valuable (queuing) time and money. Tickets can be purchased in advance by either debit or credit cards. The tickets are not dated so if you change your plans or the weather changes you are still able to use your tickets. Please ring us for details. During the year we also sell tickets for various local events. In the past we have sold tickets for The Navy Days in Plymouth, Culdrose Air Day and ‘one off’ events such as the Massai Warriors in the St Petroc’s Church, Padstow. Please call us for information and also have a look on our website for such events.


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Useful

Information Banks Barclays (cashpoint) Lloyds (cashpoint inside ) HSBC (cashpoint) Boots Pharmacy Padstow

Dentist Padstow Mr R MacRae, Riverside, PL28 8BY Tel: 01841 532373 Doctors Padstow

8-10 Market Street, PL28 8AH Tel: 01841 532327

Petroc Group Practice, The Surgery, Boyd Ave, PL28 8ER Tel: 01841 532346

Cinemas

Hospital - Casualty

Wadebridge Cinema, PL27 7AD Tel: 01208 812791

Bodmin Hospital (not 24 hour) Boundry Road, Bodmin, PL31 2QT Tel: 01208 251300

Churches Padstow Parish Church, Church Street, PL28 8BG The Parish Office, 46 Treverbyn Road, PL28 8DN www.padstowparishchurch.org.uk St.Johns Methodist Church, Church Lane, Padstow St.Saviours & St.Petroc Catholic Church services now held in St Petroc Parish Church www.padstowlive.com/visitor-information/churches Tel: 01841 533776

Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro Tel: 01872 250000 Library Padstow The Core Building, The Lawns, PL28 8EB Tel: 0300 1234 111 Post Office Padstow (Lottery Outlet) Duke Street, PL28 8AA Tel: 01841 532297

Council Offices

Veterinary Surgeon

Unit 5b Trecerus Industrial Estate, Padstow. PL28 8RW Tel: 01841 532296 www.padstow-tc.gov.uk

Penmellyn Vet Group, St. Columb Tel: 01637 880307

Padstow Harbour Master

G & P.J Nute, Higher Trenant Rd, Wadebridge, PL27 6HB Tel: 01208 813258

The Harbour Office, West Quay, PL28 8AQ Tel: 01841 532239 www.padstow-harbour.co.uk

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There’s something for everyone and for all tastes in Padstow and the surrounding area; we hope you enjoy your stay and that you will come back again soon. Just remember to slow down!

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Introducing

Padstow

When the ancient Cornish settled in the area many centuries ago they chose the site for Padstow with great care and foresight. Nestling in a narrow gulley on the western side of the River Camel estuary, the town is sheltered from the prevailing winds and the air is generally soft and balmy. Moving down the hill the buildings huddle closer together until they crowd around the harbour. There you’ll find a great mixture of houses, quays, boat slips, inns, cafés and restaurants, gift and craft shops, holiday cottages and food shops, banks and the like. None of this was planned; it just evolved as the years moved on. No architect could have designed the magic of Padstow. It is just the result of years of adaptation to change, of getting the best out of local materials and then using the buildings and the surrounding environment to meet the needs of a working and friendly harbour town. Of course, time and tide wait for no one – though in Padstow time does seem to wait just a little longer than elsewhere. Here, everything moves a little slower. The traffic moves slowly because it has no other option and it’s no good the people who live here rushing because their lives are governed by the tides, the seasons of the year and the farming calendar. Visitors soon notice that Padstonians instinctively know that rushing about doesn’t do anyone any good. Some would like the whole world to slow down but they know this cannot be. So instead they invite visitors to rest awhile, to savour the joy of the day, to slow down – even if it’s only for a few days.

The harbour is undoubtedly the strongest attraction in the town and visitors find themselves drawn to it like a magnet. Fishing and pleasure craft rock side-by-side on their moorings, children fish for crabs from the harbour wall, quayside inns and cafés overlook the calm water. There are seats all around the harbour and because there’s always something going on and it’s such a restful and interesting place it’s a favourite spot for both locals and visitors. While you’re here please try to set aside some time to share in our heritage. Our museum may not be large but it does contain many of our historic treasures and artefacts. The church too reflects the life, past and present, of our seafaring town – a warm welcome awaits you at its services as it does in the town’s Methodist Chapel and Catholic Church. But the town and its harbour is just the first step in getting to know the area. Walk or cycle the Camel Trail toward Wadebridge, take a stroll along the estuary footpath toward one of several sandy beaches or take the ferry across the river to Rock. While there you have to visit the lovely church of St Enodoc where the famous poet Sir John Betjeman is buried. There are several beautiful villages and outstanding beaches just down the coast. Trevone Bay, Harlyn Bay, Constantine Bay and Treyarnon Bay all have village amenities as well as superb surfing beaches. Nearby St Merryn also has a selection of shops, restaurants and two pubs. The parishes of St Eval, St Ervan, St Issey and Little Petherick are also well worth visiting.

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Disabled

Facilities Padstow is a great place to explore for all. The following information is intended to advice those that need assistance with mobility. Please contact the staff in the Tourist Information Office if you require further information.

Accommodation

Toilets

The following accommodation has been graded under the National Accessibility Scheme: Tolraggott Farm Cottages, The Olde House, Yellow Sands Cottages.

There are disabled toilets on South Quay, North Quay opposite the Tourist Office, outside the Council Offices in the railway car park and on the ring road car park. All require a radar key.

All accommodation is obliged to produce an accessibility statement which gives you specific information about the property including number of steps, width of doors, floor space in the room, bed height etc. Most accommodation providers put this statement on their website but if not you can request it from them before booking.

Wheelchair Hire

Parking There are disabled spaces in all the public car parks - these incur a charge. There are 4 disabled parking spaces on Broad Street (3 on the right hand side and 1 above the loading bay on the left). These are free but are limited to 3 hours. Disabled badge holders may park on double yellow lines for a limited period (please check your badge literature for information and restrictions*). Please be aware that many of Padstow’s streets have an additional yellow stripe running over the curb which means that parking here is completely prohibited. Two locations without the extra stripe are the North Quay, just past the Tourist Office (PL28 8AF) and South Quay outside the Drang (PL28 8AJ). *Whilst we are happy to advise on disabled parking we cannot be held responsible for anyone receiving a parking notice as a result of illegal parking.

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You can hire a wheelchair from Trail Bike Hire in Padstow while you are here. You can also hire equipment from Bodmin Mobility Centre and Tremorvah Industries in Truro. Some beaches hire sand wheelchairs. A list of hire centres is available from Accessible South West.


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Black Tor Ferry to Rock

Things to Do

The Black Tor passenger ferry between Padstow and Rock has been designed to take wheelchairs. It has a ramp that comes down at the front so that you can wheel straight on. At low tide the ferry runs from the lower beach and this is not wheelchair friendly. It is better to wait for the tide to come in and get the ferry from the ferry slip. At Rock the ferry puts down on the beach. At very high tide, it goes straight onto the slip way.

Some of the South West Coast Path is suitable for wheelchairs including the first part from Padstow Harbour to Harbour Cove (Tregirls) Beach and Polzeath to St Enodoc. More information about accessible walks is available from www.walkswithwheelchairs.com and Cornwall Council. The Camel Trail is fairly level and the surface is suitable for wheelchairs. Additionally the bike hire centres have wheelchairs that fit in front of their hire bikes so that someone can cycle while pushing your wheelchair. This way you can explore the Trail with the rest of your family.

More information to assist your stay is available from Accessible South West www.visitcornwall.com/maps/accessibility

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Unique

P a dstow Padstow ‘Obby Oss’ There have been many conflicting theories about the origins of ‘Obby Oss’. Some say its roots are in pagan times, others that it’s a rain maker, a fertility symbol, a deterrent to a possible landing by the French some centuries ago or even a welcome to summer. Whatever, the mists of time and the helping hand of successive generations of Padstonians have blunted the true reasons for its creation. The fearsome mask of today’s ‘Obby Oss’ regalia is set into a body covering costume built around a six feet wide circular wooden hoop. This is carried on the wearer’s shoulders and covered in sailcloth that is draped down to the ground. Because it is heavy, internal shoulder straps enable the carrier to bear the strain more easily. The wearer then proceeds through Padstow’s streets, swirling and dancing and accompanied by a ‘Teazer’ who leads the dance with theatrical movements and the use of the Teazer’s club, a leather pad colourfully painted and mounted on the end of a wooden rod. The Teazer’s accompanying retinue are dressed in white their costumes decorated with ribbons and sprays of cowlips and bluebells. As the procession moves around the town dancers perform a traditional gyrating dance to the sound of the accompanying musicians and drummers. Last, but not least, are the ‘followers’, young and old who follow the procession every year and join in the singing of the traditional ‘May Song’. May Day takes place annually on 1st May (2nd May if the 1st falls on a Sunday).

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Musical Padstow Cornwall is rightly famous for the high quality of its brass band music. Band concerts are a huge attraction and usually take place on Sundays and some weekdays during the summer months. Programmes giving the times, dates and locations of concerts can be obtained from the Tourist Information Centre or from the Council Offices. The open-air concerts, usually held on the bandstand, give a taste of the ‘Proms’ as there are no seats for the audience – they either stand as close as they can to the musicians or meander around the quays. The setting is quite magical and lends a new dimension to the concert going experience as the music drifts across and around the harbour. Visiting bands include some of the finest in Cornwall and over the years the town has also welcomed several bands from around the country that play in Padstow while on tour. Choir concerts have also proved increasingly popular and a number of these are included also in the seasonal programme.

Padstow at Christmas Christmas in Padstow is a unique experience and definitely not one to be missed.

our free chef demonstrations from famous chefs such as Rick Stein, Nathan Outlaw, Paul Ainsworth, Mitch Tonks, Mark Sargeant, Chris and James Tanner and Stephane Delourme to name but a few. The children haven’t been forgotten, Santa will be paying a special visit and his helpers have a festive fun room in which to keep the children entertained. With offers in many of the shops and restaurants, why not spoil yourself in Padstow and get into the festive mood? Padstow’s Christmas lights are due to the hard work of the local residents. Each year they raise money to maintain and erect the lights as well as adding new displays. They produce a wonderful spectacle, the centre of which is the animated floating tableaux in the inner harbour. The water in the harbour reflects the lights around them, doubling the number of lights! The town is proud of having its own Christmas Carols, sung unaccompanied in 4 parts. The majority of these are only sung in Padstow. Carol singing starts on the first Sunday in advent and continues every Sunday thereafter until Christmas Eve. Carollers meet in the Market Place between 7 & 7.30pm and the small streets echo to the sound of their voices as they sing to local residents while collecting money for charity.

6-8 December Padstow is holding its 6th Christmas Festival. The Christmas Festival showcases everything that is great about Padstow. Set against the back drop of the picturesque harbour illuminated with hundreds of Christmas lights, the marquee is the centrepiece of the festival. Housing the Christmas market and chef demonstrations it will play host to the best food, drink and craft producers in Cornwall. Stock up on all your Christmas presents while listening to great sounds from local bands. When you are done with shopping why not enjoy one of

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PADSTOW ANGLING CENTRE The Drang, Strand House, Padstow STOCKISTS OF LIVE & FROZEN BAITS. TACKLE, WHOLESALE BAITS

“SHORE FISHING TRIPS” with Angling guide and Tackle Consultant

“ED SCHLIFFKE” “THE ROCK HOPPER” Tel: 01841 532762

Mob: 07929 233902 www.padstowanglingcentre.co.uk

Jubilee Queen

Summer Coastal Cruises Daily from Padstow around offshore islands. See a variety of seabirds and marine life. Pay on board • Bar • Toilets • 200 passengers Times of trips available daily from Padstow TIC & around the harbour

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The natural beauty of the area – its rugged coastline, sweeping sandy beaches, quiet coves and fabulous walks – is probably its main attraction. But there is much more to do and see. At the centre of all activity is the harbour. Brass band concerts are held regularly throughout the summer, visiting entertainers often perform on the quayside, fishing and pleasure trips depart from there and much social activity is conducted from the harbourside cafés, restaurants and pubs. Treat yourself to a wreck, reef or bottom fishing trip or a fun-for-all-the-family mackerel trip out in the bay. Or try a high-powered speedboat trip or more leisurely cruise aboard the ‘Jubilee Queen’ for a trip along the fabulous coastline. And if dry land is more your scene there’s the National Lobster Hatchery where you can discover the fascinating world of lobsters and their environment. Then there’s the Padstow Town Museum where you can step back in time and discover the history of Padstow through its ‘Obby Oss’, Railway and Lifeboat displays. The museum is open from Easter to the end of October and is run by volunteers. For historic charm, Prideaux Place makes a worthwhile visit. Another production that is always well supported is the Padstow Pantomime staged by the Kernow Players in the comfortable atmosphere of the Little Theatre in Barry’s Lane. And its here that the Kernow Players put on variety shows and plays throughout the year.


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Plenty to see and do Sail, Surf and Ski The Camel Estuary has excellent water sports facilities - sailing, surfing, water-skiing, wind & kite surfing are all available locally.

Tennis Courts and Childrens Play Area The town tennis courts and children’s play area are at The Lawns Car Park, Padstow.

The Camel Trail

Angling

Cornwall’s most popular free attraction, runs from Padstow to Bodmin alongside the river Camel and is a safe and level off-road walking and cycling route. The trail is part of the ‘Sustrans’ national cycle route and The Cornish Way, a network of cycle routes across Cornwall. The 18 miles long Camel Trail starts in Padstow and follows the route of the old railway to Bodmin before moving up to Wenford Bridge near St Breward on the slopes of Bodmin Moor. The iron bridge crossing the mouth of Little Petherick Creek is a vital link on the trail between Padstow and Wadebridge.

The local coastal waters offer exciting sport to the sea angler. Whether float fishing or spinning from the rocky headlands, beach casting into the rolling surf or light tackle fishing in the sheltered waters of the Camel estuary there’s enough variety for everyone. For the more adventurous, regular boat trips operate throughout the summer.

Horse Riding There are riding stables in the Padstow area catering for novices, experienced riders and families. Call Tina’s Riding Stables - 01841 520967.

Golf There are several outstanding coastal links and parkland courses in the surrounding the area. You can even try your hand at Green's Crazy Golf with its great view of the Harbour.

Coarse fishermen are also well catered for with several excellent, well-managed and well-stocked lakes within a 12-mile radius. The main species are carp, tench, bream and roach, with some rudd and perch. All fisheries are day-ticket waters and some have their own bait and tackle shops. The area is an ideal centre for a Spring break (but don’t forget to pack your NRA National Rod Licence). You need to get a fishing permit from either Padstow Angling Centre or Padstow Harbour office before you can fish. Although it is a free permit, it is a requirement. If you would like to know more please contact the Padstow Angling Centre on 01841 532762

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Tel: 01841 533060 Trethillick Farm, Padstow, PL28 8HJ

AWARD WINNING BUTCHER

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BRIDGE BIKE HIRE The Camel Trail, Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7AL • Open all year round • Over 400 bikes available including a range of special needs cycles • Late night opening during school holidays

Family Cycle Hire along the Camel Trail Adults & Children’s Bikes, Tandems, Tricycles, Trailers and Tagalongs. Ex-Hire Bikes for Sale, Repairs, Parts & Accessories, Booking Welcome.

www.bridgebikehire.co.uk

Call us on 01841 533 533

01208 813050

padstowcyclehire.com

info@padstowcyclehire.com

Padstow Sealife Safaris Cornish Sealife Tours & Power Boat Trips

Wildlife voyages off the North Cornish Coast. See a wide variety of marine life while exploring the rugged coastline and off shore islands.

HAVE AN EXPERIENCE, NOT JUST A TRIP! www.padstowsealifesafaris.co.uk

@PadstowTIC

tel 07754 822404

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Walking There are some fantastic walks around our area. The two most popular are the South West Coast Path and the Saint's way. N.B. We can post maps and walking guides out to you to help you plan your visit using a credit card. Please telephone us for more information 01841 533449.

South West Coast Path The South West Coast Path has been opened up from Minehead to Poole, a distance of 630 miles. The route is split into manageable legs. In our area the 3 legs are Port Isaac to Padstow, Padstow to Porthcothan, Porthcothan to Newquay. Follow the links on the text for details of each route provided by www.southwestcoastpath.com. Each leg is 10-12 miles but you can walk shorter sections if you wish. The western greyhound 556 bus runs from Padstow to Newquay along the coast so that you can walk as far as you like then get the bus home! The 584 bus runs from Wadebridge to Camelford via Polzeath and Port Isaac so that you can do the same for the Port Isaac - Padstow leg. Some of the South West Coast Path is suitable for wheelchairs. More information about accessible walks is available from www.walkswithwheelchairs.com.

The Saint's Way Based upon ancient trade routes the path takes you through the complete spectrum of Cornish Landscapes, from tranquil harbours and ports, along rugged cliff top coastal paths, to inland tors and uplands as well as passing by the white peaks and dams of our own unique China Clay Country! Also known as the Drover's Way, historians suspect the route has been used as far back as the Bronze age by traders, drovers and pilgrims en route from Ireland and Wales to mainland Europe, anxious to find a way to avoid the long and dangerous sea passage around Lands End. Resurrected in 1986, the Saints Way is a fully signposted and maintained trail following public footpaths, quiet back lanes and leafy tracks. Your route takes you from the bustling harbour of Padstow on the North Coast, meandering inland following the Camel Estuary before heading for the hills and uplands of Central Cornwall. With plenty to spot en route, the trail links the shrines, standing stones, holy wells and Neolithic sites of past ages with today's sleepy hamlets, stunning scenery, a modern day wind farm and a small detour to the world famous Eden Project. The Saint's Way, or Forth an Syns in Cornish ends after two magical and memorable days walking in the stunning natural port of Fowey deep in Daphne du'Maurier country on the South Coast.

The Camel Trail The Camel Trail is the old disused railway line between Padstow and Wadebridge which is open to walkers as well as cyclists. The Camel Trail is fairly level and the surface is suitable for wheelchairs. Padstow to Wadebridge is 5 miles. The Western Greyhound 555 bus runs between Padstow and Wadebridge so that you can walk one way and get the bus back.

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Short Walks from Padstow ■ Walk up past Prideaux Place along Tregirls lane as far as the stile on your left. Follow the footpath out to the coast then turn right and follow the coast path back to Padstow (about 6 miles) via Hawkers Cove. ■ Follow Tregirls Lane to Tregirls Farm at the end. Turn right just as you come into the farmyard then follow the track to the beach. The coast path is sign posted off you your right just before the beach. Follow this back into Padstow (about 3-4 miles). ■ Follow Tregirls Lane past Prideaux Place. Turn right just after the arch. This path leads you across the fields to Chapel Stile. Turn right at the stile and follow the path back to Padstow, this route is known locally as Trigg Troll (2 miles). ■ Take the ferry across to Rock. Follow the coast path towards Brea Hill (towards the mouth of the Estuary). The little church of St Enodoc is tucked in behind Brea Hill. (3 miles out and back).

Rest A While Tea Garden (The Tiny Tea Garden with one of the Best Views in Cornwall) Hot and Cold Drinks • Homemade Cakes Cream Teas Ice Creams • Sandwiches Made to Order • Homemade Soups • Light Lunches (All items available to eat here, or take away)

■ Follow Dennis Lane to the end, around the lake then turn left and navigate across the footpath to the monument on the top of Dinas Hill. From here you can follow the footpath along the creek to Little Petherick. There is another footpath on the other side of Little Petherick creek which leads you back to the Camel Trail. N.B. This route is impassable in places at high tide and can be muddy (approx 3-4 miles each way).

50m from the Coast Path at Hawkers Cove (Check our reviews on Tripadvisor)

Please call: 01841 532919 (to check that we are open if the weather is uncertain)

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Padstow Area

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This is a very large sandy beach which is broken by very P large spectacular granite outcrops. Please be aware that swimming is dangerous due to the strong currents and access to the beach is P unsuitable for wheel chairs and push chairs as the steps down to the beach are very steep. These steps are closed to the public P during the winter months and re-open on 1st March each year. Please note that there is a risk on some parts of the beach of being cut off.

Parking available Toilet Beach shop Café Dog friendly beach all year round Seasonal dog ban applies Easter until 1 October Lifeguarded mid May – 30th September

P PP Constantine Bay This is a very large sandy beach which is broken by very large spectacular granite outcrops. Please be aware that swimming is dangerous due to the strong currents and access to the beach is unsuitable for wheel chairs and push chairs as the steps down to the beach are very steep. These steps are closed to the public during the winter months and re-open on 1st March each year. Please note that there is a risk on some parts of the beach of being cut off.

P PP P Daymer Bay & Greenaway Daymer Bay situated between Rock and Polzeath is one of the jewels in North Cornwall's Crown and is a pleasant sandy bay with rock pools to the north. Access to the beach is via steps. This wide sandy beach is very sheltered and at high tide you can walk out in to the sea for quite a way before it comes up to your waist. At low tide the sand stretches south to Rock to form a large expanse of sand. Daymer Bay is found in the mouth of the Camel estuary and unlike Polzeath has very little in the way of surf but it is an excellent spot for swimming, windsurfing, boating or canoeing. It is an ideal location for families with youngsters to spend the day. It also offers some stunning walks for those of you who don't care for the water. To the right of Daymer Bay you will find loads of rock pools and the small beach known as Greenaway, which is accessible from Tristram car park, it is a small beach usable only at lower tides.

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Harlyn Bay is a crescent shaped bay of sand and pebbles with rock pools and is situated on the eastern side of Trevose Head, west of Padstow. It is a wide, sandy bay with a reputation as one of the 'safer' beaches and is therefore popular with both families and surf schools. This is an excellent beach for many seaside activities such as surfing, swimming and sunbathing, with some fine walks along the headlands in either direction. Walkers can take the coastal path to Mother Ivey’s Bay and Trevose Head from Harlyn bay however please note that part of the coast path is on the beach, so this route may be impassable at high tide. 20


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Mawgan Porth is a wide sandy beach with sand even at high tide. There is level access to the beach.

Mother P Ivey’s Bay Mother Ivey’s Bay is a picturesque and pleasant sandy beach, West of Padstow. There is no direct access to this beach with neither facilities nor parking available. This does have the advantage of being un-crowded even on the busiest summer day.

PPadstow P PP To the north of the town and accessible by the coast path is a super stretch of sand from St Georges Cove to Harbour Cove and Hawkers Cove. The walk from Padstow to St Georges Well takes about 20 minutes with great views across the estuary. Harbour Cove is just further along the coast. The walk out to the headland to Stepper Point (The Sleeping Dragon) provides the most stunning views of the estuary including Daymer Bay, Rock and up the estuary to the old Iron Bridge which is part of the Camel Trail. Padstow is connected via a ferry service to the village of Rock. At low tide you can access the first of these beaches, known as Chidley Pumps or Lower Beach, from a path off to your right about 2 minutes walk from the town. There is access over the rocks to Chapel Bar at low tide although care must be taken not to get cut off as the tide comes in. The ferry and other boat trips leave from lower beach at low tide. When the tide is high you need to walk to the War Memorial and down the other side to St George's Well at the bottom of the hill. Dogs: Dogs are banned from St Georges Well from Easter Day to October 1st however are permitted at Chidley Pumps, Chapel Bar, Harbour Cove and Hawkers Cove.

PPolzeath P PP Situated at the mouth of the Camel Estuary, Polzeath Beach is a super family beach with a large expanse of sand and excellent surfing making it one of the finest surfing beaches in the U.K. Access to Polzeath beach is via the beach car park. Access to New Polzeath beach is via steps. New Polzeath and Pentire Glaze Haven North of Polzeath) are located to the right of the main beach in the direction of Pentire Head, which affords stunning views over the bay and the camel estuary to Padstow and beyond to Trevose Head Lighthouse. You can only reach Pentire Glaze Haven via the beach at fairly low tide, but there is a footpath at New Polzeath that accesses the beach when the tide is up. Newlands is the small islet off Pentire Point and further North at the mouth of the Camel Estuary.

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Porthcothan Bay P PP P Porthcothan is part of the "seven bays for seven days" grouping of beaches. These include Constantine, Trevone, Harlyn and Treyarnon which are all very close by. This is a lovely sandy bay, popular with families, with a small stream running across a fine golden sandy beach which is sheltered by sand dunes and craggy headlands. Access to Porthcothan beach is from the main road and car park or from the coast path which follows the headland. At low tide there are rock pools to explore. The headland and cliffs to the north of Porthcothan are owned and protected by the National Trust, which makes for plenty of wildlife and a diverse flora and fauna. From here Porthcothan affords stunning views towards Trevose Head and the lighthouse.

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Rock has a long sandy beach on the east side of the Camel Estuary on the opposite side of the estuary to Padstow. At low tide the beach stretches from Porthilly Cove north to Daymer Bay. There are extensive sand dunes. There is a passenger ferry between Rock and Padstow called the Black Tor Ferry. This is on the Camel estuary and has no surf.

P Trevone P PP The village of Trevone comprises of two beaches and is about 1½ miles from Padstow. There is a sandy beach and a rocky one (Newtrain Bay) with a natural swimming pool which is great for children to go crabbing in the rock pools and to collect shells. The sand is fine and golden, ideal sandcastle material. The sandy beach is quite sheltered. Access to the beach is via a small slope and there are also steps from one of the car parks. Just above the sandy beach is a giant natural blow hole, which is at least 80ft deep and is a great tourist attraction. Trevone Bay is located between Padstow and Harlyn Bay.

Treyarnon Bay P PP P Treyarnon Bay is a popular beach with the surfers and is one of the ‘Seven bays for seven days’ which can be found along this stretch of the North Cornwall coastline. Treyarnon Bay is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty. It is a clean beach which, at low tide, reveals a large area of golden sand. There are numerous rock pools to explore and sheltered small coves ideal for sun bathing. The renowned “natural” swimming pool, at the bottom of the low cliffs near the Youth Hostel, was a hollow in the rocks which has been dammed at one end. It is flushed out by the incoming tide and is easily accessible at low tide. The coastal footpath provides breathtaking views along the coast to Trevose Head in one direction and Newquay and even St Ives on a clear day, in the other direction. At the mouth of the bay is Treyarnon Island. This large rock, topped with grass and thrift, is separated from the mainland by a narrow gulley and is a nature reserve and home of breeding sea birds.This sandy bay lies in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty next to Constantine Bay.

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St Merryn The parish and village of St Merryn, include more than 5 1/2 miles of coastline, with some of the most dramatic cliffs and beautiful beaches in Cornwall.  On its north and east sides the parish is bounded by the Lyn stream and the parish of Padstow; on the west by the Atlantic Ocean. To the south a millstream which divides it from the parishes of St Eval and St Ervan. The history of St Merryn is a varied and interesting one and it was probably in the second half of the 6th century that the missionary priest Merryn arrived from Wales who established a chapel just upstream from Harlyn Bay. Merryn was one of several Welsh missionary priests who spread the Christian word in the 6th and 7th Century. The church has been through various stages of construction and extensions in its history and has been the centre of its community for centuries. This is clearly shown with the parishioners organising the building of the South Aisle, using stone from the original construction of the nave and chancel. The South Aisle was separated from the nave by a beautiful arcade of 7 pillars and Gothic arches of stone called Cataclews, which was quarried on Trevose Head.  St. Merryn village has a tourism motto "Seven bays for seven days", displayed on the road signs as you enter the village. This refers to the bays & beaches in the vicinity which are (north-east to south-west): Trevone Bay, Harlyn Bay, Mother Ivey’s Bay, Booby's Bay and the adjoining Constantine Bay, Treyarnon Bay and Porthcothan Bay.

The coastline near Padstow is spectacular with miles of sandy beaches, one for every day of the week.

In the summer, St. Merryn hosts a funfair, steam traction rally, St Merryn Carnival featuring floats and parade, the St Merryn Church fete and regular coffee mornings in the Church Hall, skittles touraments (in the 'Young Men's Green' opposite the Cornish Arms public house, now run by local celebrity chef Rick Stein), various events and auctions at the Community Hall. In the winter months indoor activities include pool competitions, darts competitions, traditional Cornish euchre card games, and snooker (open to local residents and their personal guests). From the medieval church, Bronze and Iron Age settlements, interesting inns, holiday complexes, caravan parks and a golf course and country club all add to the colour and vitality of this age old but still expanding community. There are also several licensed restaurants and two pubs The Farmers Arms and The Cornish Arms. At nearby Tresallyn Cross there is a very unusual front garden. Eight giant monoliths stand in a circle like a miniature Stonehenge. A 'holy' well and a twelve feet deep underground chamber complete this strange collection. Tina’s Riding Stables nearby cater for trekking through the quiet narrow lanes.

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Trevone Bay

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Just over 2 miles from Padstow is Trevone Bay. Unlike many coastal villages, Trevone has a thriving local population who love to make visitors feel part of their community. During the summer months there are numerous village Fetes and activities, at which all are welcome.

Two miles south of Padstow on the A389 to Wadebridge lie the adjoining parishes of St Issey and Little Petherick.

Trevone has two lovely beaches surrounded by high cliffs on one side and big rocky ledges and outcrops on the other. One of the beaches has golden sand, sheltered alcoves and is perfect for children and adults alike who want to enjoy a beach holiday. Dogs are not permitted on this beach from Easter Day until the end of September. The other, (known locally as Rocky Beach) is a must for all those who like rock pools, crabs and fishing nets! At low tide, a natural swimming pool appears, particularly popular for snorkelling. The beach is recommended in the Marine Conservation Authority Good Beach Guide 2006, and has an Encams Seaside Award 2006. RNLI lifeguards are present throughout the summer season. Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the stunning cliff path walks from Trevone can lead back to Padstow in one direction or towards Trevose Head and beyond in the other. Beware the "Blow Hole" on the cliffs above the beach – a natural phenomenon, which draws onlookers from far and wide!

Saints founded both parishes and the Saint’s Way passes through the villages on its way to Fowey. Both parishes had several mills including a tidal gristmill at Sea Mills in St Issey. Mr Tregaskis, a previous owner of Sea Mills, was a member of the Total Abstinence Society and he tried to persuade the people of Padstow to abandon their ‘Obby Oss’ celebrations. He offered them a free ox to roast for the next seven years if they would cease the festival. Needless to say he was driven out of town and the ‘Obby Oss’ celebrations still thrive. The remains of the mill’s old sea wall that trapped the tides are still visible and both the Old Mill at Little Petherick and Mellingey Mill still have working waterwheels today. Mining and quarrying were also past parish industries but the copper mining has long since ceased. Although the area is now mainly devoted to farming, tourism has become increasingly important to the area the Crealy Adventure Park is situated nearby and discount vouchers are available from the TIC. If you seek the typical Cornish village and a glimpse into the Cornish way of life, then take a look at what St Issey and Little Petherick have to offer – you won’t be disappointed.

On the beach there are two large car parks, toilets, a beach shop, licensed café and a surf shop. A short stroll up the road is the village store, tearoom and Fairtrade art gallery, with an unusual array of gifts from Cornwall and beyond. Just beyond the village store is the local inn – which serves food and drinks all day during the summer. Trevone has a small number of B&Bs and guest houses, as well as a number of holiday homes for rent during the summer. Some are listed in this guide.

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Wadebridge The bustling market town, which thrives alongside the ebb and flow of the River Camel, offers a wide variety of things to see and do for all tastes and ages. Riverside walks, unique shopping, indoor and outdoor leisure facilities and of course the nationally recognised Camel Trail, 17 miles of traffic free walking and cycling putting Wadebridge at the heart of your holiday choice. There are play areas where children can let off steam while parents can watch from a safe distance. The Sports Centre offers a wide range of activities from basketball to circuit training together with an indoor pool. Wander the town and you’ll find there’s a surprise around every corner. Take a stroll down Molesworth Street, you can relax as you browse the shops, choose from many locally sourced products from the butchers to the Fishmongers or just sit and watch the world go by in this pedestrianised boulevard style area. If it’s hustle and bustle you want, try the Platt with its imposing Town Hall and easy access to car parks, this makes a good first stop when planning your visit. Coming soon, new for 2013 Wadebridge Museum. There is a wide range of eateries in Wadebridge ranging from Indian, Chinese, traditional fish & chips, tapas, tea rooms and restaurants. There are good selection of pub meals on offer from the various public houses. Why not spend an evening in Wadebridge where you can have a meal or go and catch the latest block buster at the cinema or combine both for a great night out!

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Port Isaac, Port Gaverne & Port Quin Port Isaac, was a busy coastal port from the Middle Ages to the mid 19th century when it was an active harbour where cargoes like stone, coal, timber and pottery were loaded and unloaded. Fishing and fishprocessing were also important and today there are still fishermen working from here although tourism plays an increasingly important role. Port Isaac has even been the setting for films such as the popular comedy Saving Grace and the popular TV series Doc Marten. Nearby you will find more to explore at Port Quin, Port Gaverne and St Endellion. Port Gaverne is situated at the end of a deep winding valley and at low tide there is a small, sheltered, sandy beach with an abundance of rock pools. A beach paradise for all the family whatever their age. Port Quin is a National Trust fishing village, known by some as the village that died after the entire male population disappeared mysteriously in the 19th century. St Endellion hosts a music festival both in spring and summer in its famous collegiate church, once the place of worship for John Betjeman.

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Rock, Polzeath & Trebetherick Rock could hardly be less appropriately named as its popularity is largely due to the long stretches of sandy beaches washed by the tidal waters of the Camel estuary. Rightly acclaimed as one of the major watersports centres in Cornwall with sailing, windsurfing, water skiing and canoeing.  Rock Sailing & Water Ski Club are situated on the Quay at Rock and there is a thriving sailing school and ski school both operating from further along the beach near the pontoon; boats can be hired for all water sports, as well as for fishing and bird watching. The Black Tor ferry runs from Rock to Padstow all year round during daylight hours and there is a Water Taxi available. Out of the water Rock offers a range of shops for all your holiday needs. The renowned St Enodoc Golf Club has two challenging courses to offer and there is scenic countryside walking over coastal and inland routes. Daymer Bay & Trebetherick have a huge appeal to all, from the young to the not so young. This is Betjeman country and unquestionably especially peaceful, exhilarating and magnificent, with wide open spaces in which to be at one with nature.

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P a d stow Lifeboat Padstow had a lifeboat before 1827 and the RNLI took over full control of the station in 1856 when the boathouse was situated at Hawker’s Cove, inside the estuary of the River Camel. As the river mouth silted up, it became necessary in 1967 to relocate the station onto the open sea at Mother Ivey’s Bay at Trevose Head five miles from Padstow. For this reason a van is kept in Padstow to carry the crew to the boathouse.

St Enodoc St Enodoc, Once buried in the sand, is within walking distance of the beach at Daymer and is now the final resting place of Sir John Betjeman. As Polzeath is to surfers, so Daymer Bay is to windsurfers, and there is also enormous appeal for small children with buckets and spades and paddling in the rock pools. On summer evenings local players recite Betjeman’s Poetry on nearby Brae Hill. Polzeath has a magnificent surfing beach known to be one of Cornwall’s finest and there is the breathtaking scenery of the cliffs from Pentire to Port Quin offering wonderful walking country.

Padstow received its new lifeboat “Spirit of Padstow” in the summer of 2006. A brand new Tamar Class lifeboat, she was donated by the late Micky Allen who also generously provided the previous Tyne Class boat “James Burrough” in 1984. The lifeboat was officially named on 17th September and the new purpose-built lifeboat station was opened by Admiral Sir Jock Slater. The station holds open days throughout the summer. The station is also open to visitors between 10am and 3pm on a daily basis, though times can be subject to change without notice. There is also a weekly Lifeboat launch every Wednesday 6.00pm at Trevose Head.

Rock Lifeboat Station Rock has an inshore lifeboat station and RNLI shop. Open during the summer – 11am–4pm daily.

visit padstow-lifeboat.org.uk

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Eating out Whatever your favourite food, the Padstow area offers an exciting choice of places to eat, at any time of the year. Intimate and family restaurants, cafes and bistros rub shoulders with vibrant tapas bars, cosy tearooms and the warmth of welcoming pubs. Dine alfresco at the harbourside cafes or enjoy delicious pasties and traditional fish and chips. Soak up the hustle and bustle of harbour life, then dine on locally caught fish, lobster, crab and seafood, for which Padstow is so well known.

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Padstow restaurants Basement Cafe 11 Broad Street 01841 532846 Cherry Trees West Quay 01841 532934 Greens Cafe North Quay 01841 534 834 Margot’s Bistro 11 Duke Street 01841 533441 No.6 Middle Street 01841 532093 Pucellis South Quay 01841 533313 Pescadou South Quay 01841 532359 Rojanos 4 Mill Square 01841 532796 St. Petroc’s Bistro New Street 01841 532700 Stein’s Café Middle Street 01841 532700 The Seafood Restaurant Riverside 01841 532700 Waves St Merryn 01841 520 501

Rock restaurants Nathan Outlaw St Enodoc Hotel 01208 862 737

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to P adstow By Car From the M5 south, turn onto the A30 just after Exeter. There are several options from the A30. The most direct way is to come off at Bodmin (A389) and follow directions through Bodmin and Wadebridge to Padstow. Just after the village of Whitecross turn right through Little Petherick and St Issey (A389). This section of road is narrow in places and is not recommended for wide vehicles. To avoid this narrow road do not turn off after Whitecross and stay on the A39 until Winnard’s Perch roundabout then turn right towards Padstow. Alternatively stay on the A30 until the Indian Queens turning then follow the directions to Padstow (A39).

By Bus Padstow is served by the Western Greyhound buses 555 which goes to Bodmin Parkway station via Wadebridge and the 556 which follows the coast road to Newquay via Newquay Airport. The nearest National Express bus stop is in Wadebridge. You can catch the 555 bus to Padstow from there.

By Rail The nearest train station is Bodmin Parkway which is approximately 17 miles away. You can get the 555 bus from the station to Padstow.

By Ferry The nearest ferry port is at Plymouth which is approximately 50 miles away. The ferry service is provided by Brittany Ferries. There is a bus, train and air service from Plymouth to the destinations above.

By Air The nearest airport is Newquay which is about 12 miles away. Air South West, SkyBus and FlyBe operate services from many British and European cities. You can get the 556 bus from the airport.

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USEFUL CONTACTS Newquay Airport 01637 860600 newquaycornwallairport.com Skybus 08457 105555 islesofscilly-travel.co.uk Padstow to Rock Ferry The ferry runs a continual service backwards and forwards from 8am in the morning until early evening. Where possible the ferry runs from the Ferry Steps and flies a white flag on the North Quay while here. When the flag is not flying the ferry goes from the lower beach. Please check the blue board by the ferry steps for exact times. www.padstow-harbour.co.uk Night water taxi www.rock-watertaxi.co.uk National Rail Enquiries 08457 484950 www.nationalrail.co.uk Ocean 0798 0001323 National Express 08705 808080 www.nationalexpress.com Traveline 0870 6082608 www.traveline.org.uk Western Greyhound 01637 871871 www.westerngreyhound.com


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Events diary February Snowdrop Sunday at Pencarrow House (In aid of Fire Fighters Charity). Sunday 9th February – 10-4pm. Snowdrop Sunday at Pencarrow House (In aid of Merlin Appel). Sunday 16th February – 10-4pm.

March EXpoWest Cornwall Food & Drink Show. Royal Cornwall Showground. Tuesday 4th March – Thursday 6th March. Pencarrow Gardens re-opens. Wednesday 30th March – 10-5.30pm. Pencarrow House/Garden/Shop re-opens. Sunday-Thursday 11-5pm (last tour 3pm)

April Pencarrow Gardens open for the National Garden Scheme. Wednesday 16th April. St Endellion Easter Festival. Sunday 12th-20th April. Easter Egg Rolling. Sunday 20th April Duke street – 12 noon to 1pm. Bring a decorated hard boiled egg. Prideaux Place re-opens. Sunday 20th April until 2nd October (Closed 30th April & 1st May)

May Padstow May Day. Thursday 1st May. Bluebell/Garlic Sunday. Pencarrow House. TBC.

June Royal Cornwall Show. Thursday 5th June – Saturday 7th June Padstow RNLI Harbour Day. Sunday 22nd June – Stalls all day. Meet the crew on the Lifeboat. South Quay from 1pm.

July Padstow Vintage Rally & Country Fair. Friday 4th– Sunday 6th July – 10am. Padstow to Rock Swim. Sunday 20th July. www.padstowtorockswim.org.uk Wadebridge Rotary Wheels. Royal Cornwall Showground. Sunday 20th July – 10-4.40pm. Padstow RNLI Harbour Day. Tuesday 22nd July – Stalls all day. Meet the crew on the Lifeboat. South Quay from 1pm. RNLI Sea Service. Sunday 27th July. Quayside from 6pm. Padstow Carnival Week. Sunday 27th July – Saturday 2nd July. St Endellion 55th Summer Festival of Music. Wednesday 30th July – Saturday 9th August. Wadebridge Carnival. TBC.

August Padstow Carnival. Saturday 2nd August – 6pm. Padstow Lifeboat Day. Thursday 7th August – Stalls all day. Meet the crew on the Lifeboat. South Quay from 1pm. Wadebridge Lions Club, Jazz in the Park. Pencarrow House Friday 8th August – 6.30pm. St Merryn Carnival. Saturday 16th August – 7pm. Pencarrow House Family Fun Day (In aid of Cornwall Air Ambulance. Sunday 17th August.

September Padstow RNLI Harbour Day. Sunday 7th September. Meet the crew on the Lifeboat. South Quay from 2pm.

November Bonfire/Firework display. Well Park Hotel, Trevone. Wednesday 5th November – From 6.30pm. Padstow Christmas Lights Switch on. Sunday 30th November.

December

Padstow Christmas Festival. Wednesday 4th-7th December. Full details of all events are on our website www.padstowlive.com

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Where

to stay Book with Confidence All accommodation establishments advertised in the Padstow Holiday Guide have been inspected and graded under the National Quality accommodation schemes operated by Visit Britain and the AA.If you are looking for a hotel, guesthouse, selfcatering cottage or holiday park, you will be guaranteed quality accommodation.

How to Book Contact the establishment direct to make your booking and be advised to check the price when making your enquiry. Padstow TIC offers a FREE advance booking service for hotels, bed & breakfast and self catering accommodation. Please ring 01841 533449 for details.

Complaints In the first instance please take up any complaint with the owner or manager of the establishment concerned. If you are still not satisfied with the outcome please contact the relevant inspecting body. All complaints to inspecting bodies must be put in writing. For details contact: Visit Britain - tel: 0845 3006996 AA - tel: 01256 844455

Types of Accommodation These pages are colour coded to help you find the type of accommodation you want:

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Grading Self-Catering Accommodation HHHHH Self-catering properties are now awarded one to five stars based upon the overall quality of facilities provided. Properties with the highest star ratings may provide additional facilities.

Hotel Accommodation HHHHH Hotels are awarded one to five stars based upon overall quality, range of facilities and level of service provided.

Guest Accommodation HHHHH Guest Houses, bed and breakfasts, inns and farmhouses are awarded one to five stars based upon service, hospitality, cleanliness, bedroom, bathrooms and food.

Holiday Parks (Visit Britain) – HHHHH Holiday, caravan and motor home touring and camping parks are awarded one to five stars based on the overall quality of service, cleanliness and facilities provided.

Holiday Parks (AA) 44444 The AA awards from one to five pennants to camping and caravan parks.


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Key to symbols Visit Britain Grading Symbol ★★★★★

Shows number of stars awarded.

AA Grading Symbol ★★★★★

Visit Britain Gold & Silver Awards Only Visit Britain rated accommodation offering the highest standards of quality, cleanliness, service, hospitality and food are eligible for Gold and Silver awards. In North Cornwall a higher than average number of properties have achieved both levels of award. The awards are reviewed at the annual assessment visit when they may be increased, reduced or removed.

Visit Britain Breakfast Award For those hotels and B&Bs that offer their guests a quality and choice of breakfast, service and hospitality that exceeds what would be expected at their star rating.

The National Accessible Scheme mobility 1

mobility 1

mobility 2

mobility 2

mobility 3

mobility 2 mobility 3 The National Accessible Scheme (NAS) – run by VisitBritain – is a nationally recognised rating to ensure mobility 3 that accommodation meets the needs of people with physical and sensory needs. There are 3 categories for mobility impaired and disabled people, visually impaired and blind people and hearing impaired and deaf people. Each category has 2 levels 1 or 2 depending on their facilities.

Shows number of stars awarded.

AA Highly Commended ★★★★

Only AA rated accommodation offering the highest standards of quality, cleanliness, service, hospitality and food are eligible for the highly commended. These are properties which are within the upper 10% of their star grading.

AA Breakfast Award For guest accommodation, the eggcup symbol indicates a very special breakfast, with an emphasis on freshly prepared local ingredients.

Green Tourism Business Scheme The GTBS is the national sustainable tourism certification scheme for the UK. Businesses opting to join Green Tourism are assessed by a qualified grading advisor against a rigorous set of criteria, covering a range of areas, like energy and water efficiency, waste management, biodiversity and more. Those businesses that meet the required standard, receive a Bronze, Silver, or Gold award based on their level of achievement.

Pets welcome Special breaks Wi-Fi Available

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Self Catering Acco odation Yellow Sands Holiday Cottages HarLyn Bay • area map ref i.13 Selfcateringfrom£320

mobility 1

mobility 2 3★-4★ mobility 3

fully equipped with quality furnishings and equipment, thoroughly serviced prior to arrival – creating an environment to sit back, relax and enjoy! set in a prime, quiet location, within an area of outstanding natural beauty, the sandy shores of Harlyn Beach and the coastal footpath are just 250 metres away! an ideal base for touring the County. padstow Harbour town 2.5 miles. Village amenities and trevose Golf Course within 1 mile. open all year. Brochure upon request.

t. 01637 881548 e. keast3@btinternet.com w.www.yellowsands.co.uk

Lawn Cottage paDstoW • toWn map ref G.14 Selfcateringfrom£436

Padstow Tourist Information Centre

★★★★

follow us on facebook a luxurious cottage in new street in the old part of padstow, two minutes walk from the harbour. • sleeps 6 + baby • 2 double bedrooms and 1 twin bedroom, all en-suite • Luxury kitchen, including a dishwasher • open fire and central heating • private off-road parking, patio garden at the rear available all year and for mini-breaks out of season. t.

01675 464936 heather@bprops.co.uk w. www.bprops.co.uk e.

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Garden Cottage Flats Constantine Bay • area map ref i.11 Selfcateringfrom£235

RATING PENDING

3 flats sleeping 2/4. Well furnished and equipped. surrounded by large garden. ideally situated 200 yards from beautiful sandy beach and coastal footpath. a short walk takes you to 2 more lovely bays. adjacent to golf course and 4 miles from padstow. mrs e. Harris. T. 01841 520262 E. liz@gardencottageflats.co.uk


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Self Catering Accommodation

Self Catering Acco odation

Maypole Cottages paDstoW • toWn map ref e.14 / f.13 Selfcateringfrom£175

3★-4★

Centre of old padstow, close to harbour. modernised linked Cottages – sleeping 2, 4 or 6, some with adjacent private courtyard. available throughout the year.

01454 614861 reservations@maypolecottages.co.uk W. www.maypolecottages.co.uk T. E.

LittleEgret

Harbour View paDstoW • toWn map ref C.15 Selfcateringfrom£270

Luxury 4 bedroom bungalow with stunning, panoramic views over the Estuary. Little Egret is a short, level walk to Padstow harbour, restaurants, pubs and shops. The Camel Trail is right on the doorstep just below Porthilly View.

★★★

For bookings call 01841 533962 email padstow@crwholidays.co.uk www.crwholidays.co.uk Harlyn Farmhouse HarLyn Bay • area map ref i.12 Selfcateringfrom£1015

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self-catering harbourside apartments for up to four people. the apartments are in a 400 years old listed building and gives the discerning holiday maker a unique opportunity of staying in one of padstow’s original quayside buildings. t.

07071 202105 beach.hols@hotmail.co.uk w. www.harbourviewpadstow.co.uk e.

The Park - Mawgan Porth maWGan portH • area map ref q.10 Selfcateringfrom£295

★★★★★

a wide range of 3-5* luxury accommodation for your family holiday. Located in a unique position, only a few hundred metres from the beach of mawgan porth, within 27 acres of mature parkland. our accommodation ranges from Caravans and silver bullet air streams to Cottages, eco Lodges, Houses and yurts!

stunning spacious home in one of the finest coastal positions in Cornwall. 6 bedrooms, sleeps 12+cot. renovated in 2013, beautiful kitchen, dayroom, fantastic views, large terrace. Close to beaches and golf course. ½ acre safe garden, ample parking central heating, wood burner.

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01637 860322 info@mawganporth.co.uk W. www.mawganporth.co.uk

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0117 9624831 hazelperry@blueyonder.co.uk w. www.harlynfarmhouse.co.uk

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Self Catering Acco odation

Great Bodieve Farm Barns WaDeBriDGe • area map ref K.26 Selfcateringfrom£200

Lantern House ★★★★★

paDstoW • toWn map ref C.13 Selfcateringfrom£275

★★★★

seconds from the Harbour. tastefully converted town house offering cottage (sleeps 4) 2 apartments (sleep 2 each) 1 apartment (sleeps 3/4 with estuary views). Comfortably furnished and equipped sharing lovely walled garden with estuary views. t.

01841 532566 lanternhouse@fsmail.net w. www.lantern-house-padstow.co.uk e.

Hill Rise treVone Bay • area map ref i.15 Selfcateringfrom£295

four, 5-star rated, luxury cottages on working farm, less than 1 mile from Wadebridge. Beautifully converted. Wood burner, central heating. Wi-fi. ideal for surfing, cliff walks and Camel trail. sleeps 2-8. Contact mrs thelma riddle.

a spacious detached house on private road with lovely gardens. 3 bedrooms, sleeps 6. Very well equipped and comfortable. Contact peter alvey for further details.

t.

01208 814916 enquiries@great-bodieve.co.uk w. www.great-bodieve.co.uk e.

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Self Catering Accommodation

Blable Farm Barns

Honeysuckle Cottage paDstoW • toWn map ref e.11 Selfcateringfrom£295

Self Catering Acco odation

★★★

st. issey • area map ref n.20 Selfcateringfrom£330

★★★★★

modern, fully equipped cottage, situated in the heart of padstow, one minute from the harbour. sleeping 4/5 in two bedrooms. tV, DVD, microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer, bath/shower, parking, garden. Central heating throughout. Heating & electricity inc. 01363 84292 421807 E. honeysucklecottage@cchaulage.com W. www.honeysucklecottagepadstow.co.uk T.

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Kirrin Cottage paDstoW • toWn map ref C.14 Selfcateringfrom£380

Cottage close to harbour with reserved parking space. two double bedrooms (one with ensuite) and a twin. family bathroom with separate shower. oven dishwasher washing machine fridge freezer wood burning stove. t.

0114 2364232 07769623356 e. flathers@btinternet.com w. www.wi-staria.co.uk M.

★★★★

Luxurious 5 star barns overlooking peaceful country valley. spacious rooms, beautiful hand crafted oak interiors. en-suites, log fires, central heating, wooden floors and beams. Large 2 acre garden with play area. ideally situated for beaches, walking, cycling, golf & relaxing! t.

01208 815813 blablefarm@btinternet.com w. www.blablefarmbarns.co.uk e.

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Self Catering Acco odation Chiffchaff paDstoW • toWn map refs m.8 Selfcateringfrom£300

★★★★

a dog and child-friendly detached bungalow with a small enclosed garden. sleeps 4 (1 double and 1 twin room), towels and bed linen are included. Body boards (2), windbreak, buckets and spades are also provided for trips to the beautiful local beaches. the adjacent garage is handy for storing kayaks, surf boards and wet suits. Chiffchaff is less than a 10 minute walk to historic town of padstow and the Camel trail. it is centrally heated and provides a welcoming atmosphere, with lots of home comforts – truly a home from home!

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0117 9079348

w.www.padstowselfcateringcottages.co.uk

The Quayhouse LittLe petHeriCK • area map ref m.17 Selfcateringfrom£250

TOURIST INFORMATION FOR ★★★

Padstow Area & the Camel Estuary

self contained apartments built into an old grain barn in a beautiful and peaceful setting on the banks of a wooded tidal creek about three miles from padstow. idyllic views from apartments. pets welcome. 01841 540431 E. thequayhouse@yahoo.co.uk W. www.quayhouse.co.uk T.

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• Advanced booking for accommodation • Internet cafe • Maps, guide books & tide tables • Advance ticket sales for local events • Full information on local events Padstow Tourist Information Centre North Quay, Padstow PL28 8AF Tel 01841 533449 www.padstowlive.com


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Self Catering Accommodation

Self Catering Acco odation

Welcome to YELLOW SANDS APARTMENTS & HOUSE

Come and enjoy our stunning sea views

We invite you to come and enjoy our stunning sea views and relax in our spacious, quality accommodation. The Apartments are 3 and 4 star rated, some with balconies. Sharmalyn House is a detached 4 bedroom property also 4 star. All our properties are ideally located just 200 yards from superb sandy beach and coastal foot path and set in landscaped gardens.

CALL US ON

01841 520376

email m.dakin338@btinternet.com SELF CATERING FROM £280 TO £1695 PER WEEK

3★-4★

YELLOW SANDS, HARLYN BAY, PADSTOW, CORNWALL, PL28 8SE

www.yellowsands.net

Padstow Breaks area • toWn map ref C.13 Selfcateringfrom£240

★★★★

Duke House Apartments - three luxurious self-catering apartments. situated in ‘old town’ padstow, 200m from harbour shops and restaurants. each apartment sleeps 2 (+ sofa beds for additional 2), Has private garden/terrace/hot tub, free internet access. Bed Linen & towels provided. 01926 850050 07815 201864 E. info@padstowbreaks.com W. www.padstowbreaks.com T.

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SERVICED Acco odation trewithen Farm st. merryn • area map ref j.15 B&Bfrom£80

★★★★

Trewithen Farmhouse B&B is situated in the heart of the Cornish countryside enjoying wonderful views. our bedrooms are furnished to a very high standard. 7 beaches and padstow all within 3 miles. t.

01841 520420 07709 635999 e. maystrewithen@aol.com w. www.trewithenfarmhouse.com m.

Brookdale B&B WaDeBriDGe • area map ref m.26 B&Bfrom£30

★★★★

Debbie & Chris welcome you to their 4 star edwardian bed & breakfast. High quality en-suite accommodation with 2 double en-suites and 1 family en-suite (1 double/1 twin). Walking distance of the town centre and Camel trail. private parking. t.

01208 815425 07805069669 e. enquiries@brookdalebandb.co.uk w. www.brookdalebandb.co.uk m.

★★★★

tor View paDstoW • toWn map ref L.12 B&Bfrom£37-£50

★★★★

situated in a quiet residential area on the hillside above the town of padstow. tor View offers 3 modern double en-suite rooms with off street parking, free wifi, digital tv and tea/coffee making facilities. t.

01841 532961 07816251742 e. jamesokeefe2@btinternet.com w. www.torviewpadstow.co.uk. m.

Tamarisk paDstoW • toWn map ref L.4 B&Bfrom£30

★★★★

four star Bed and Breakfast which offers two spacious rooms. Double en-suite room and double/twin with private bathroom. Large garden with patio off dining room. short walk to padstow’s Harbour, shops and restaurants. ample private parking and beautiful countryside views. 

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SERVICED Acco odation

Spring Gardens B&B WaDeBriDGe • area map ref L.27 B&Bfrom£27.50

★★★★

Luxurious accommodation in a friendly relaxed atmosphere. spacious beautifully furnished rooms. 2 minutes walk to town centre. Springgardencottage- self catering, 3 bedrooms, sleeps 6 +cot, beautifully refurbished georgian character cottage. 01208 813771 springjen1@aol.com W. www.spring-garden.co.uk T. E.

tredower Barton st. minVer • area map ref G.25 B&Bfrom£30(peakSeaSon£32)

★★★

tredower Barton is a farm Bed and Breakfast with beautiful countryside and panoramic views, near the north Cornish Coast. padstow and port isaac, Golfing and sailing nearby. Delicious Breakfast. open easter to october.

t.

01208 813501 e. dally.123@btinternet.com

Award-winning bed & breakfast & Luxury self catering accommodation. Stunning estuary views. Tel: 01841 532814 info@symply-padstow.co.uk symply-padstow.co.uk

★★★★

Welcoming you to North Cornwall ★★★★

HIGHLY COMMENDED GOLD AWARD

Penjoly

s u p e r i o r a c c o m m o d at i o n w i t h a t o u c h o f c l a s s “Penjoly offers superior accommodation throughout; all rooms are en-suite and quality is their trademark.” A highly recommended, AA four star highly commended privately run establishment; standing in just over one acre. Set back from the road it is tranquil and informal. Guests have the convenience of private off road parking for all guests. We regret minimum age 16. Sorry no pets. Open all year. Be assured of a warm and friendly welcome. The perfect base to enjoy the delights and gastronomic attractions of Cornwall. Penjoly, Padstow Road, North Cornwall. PL28 8LB Tel: 01841 533535 Email: penjoly.padstow@btopenworld.com. Web: www.penjolypadstow.co.uk

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CARAVAN & CAMPING Carnevas Holiday Park st. merryn • area map ref L.11 touringcaravanS/campingfrom£10.50StaticcaravanS/chaletSfrom£235

situated in unspoilt countryside between porthcothan and treyarnon Bay. ideal for swimming or surfing. trevose golf course nearby. We are pleased to offer: •modern4and6berthcaravans •holidaychalets •touringcaravansitesandelectrichook-ups •camping •Wellstockedshop •laundryfacilities •hairdryingroom •moderntoiletblock •children’splayarea •gamesroom •Bar&restaurant •clubWifi t. 01841 520230 F. 01841 520230 e. carnevascampsite@aol.com w.www.carnevasholidaypark.com

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Self Catering Accommodation trewithen Caravan & Camping st. merryn • area map ref j.15 pitcheSfrom£7

RATING PENDING

CARAVAN & CAMPING

Tregavone Touring Park st merryn • area map ref j.15 campingfrom£10

quiet family run park near sandy surfing beaches. toilet & shower block. Laundry room. Countryside views. Horse-riding, Golf & fishing nearby. Walks on farm. electric hook-ups. Level. free showers. B&B available. 01841 520148 info@tregavonefarm.co.uk W. www.tregavonefarm.co.uk T. E.

Beautiful views over countryside and the valley to Harlyn Bay. quiet family site. Guests enjoy space and peace on our 8 acre site. new shower/toilet block. serviced pitches. electric hook ups. st merryn boasts 5½ miles of beautiful rugged coastline and seven golden sandy beaches. t.

01841 520420 m. 07709635999 e. maystrewithen@aol.com

Respect the Countryside Please dispose of your litter in the bins provided or take it home with you.

trevean Caravan Park st merryn • area map ref K.12 caravanS/campingfrom£10

★★★★

Trevean Caravan & Camping Park is a small family-run park, near sandy surfing beaches. spectacular coastal scenery. Luxury caravans, modern toilet/shower block, free showers, disabled facilities, baby changing, launderette, electric hook-ups. static Caravans from £200. t.

01841 520772 trevean.info@virgin.net w. www.treveancaravanandcamping.net e.

Padstow Touring Park paDstoW • area map ref j.17 campingfrom£12

★★★★★

panoramic views of surrounding countryside. ideal setting for peaceful, relaxing family holiday. only 1 mile from padstow with direct access via public footpath, road or bus. open all year.

01841 532061 bookings@padstowtouringpark.co.uk W. www.padstowtouringpark.co.uk T. E.

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members listing THINGS TO DO Bridge Bike Hire Tel: 01208 813050 PL27 7AL Camel Ski School Tel: 01208 862727 PL27 6PD Cornish Coast Adventures Tel: 01208 880280 PL29 3ST Cornish Heritage Safaris Tel: 01840 770413 PL34 0AR Drang and Driftwood Galleries Tel: 01841 533114 PL28 8BL Emma Kate Fishing Trips Tel: 07970 595244 PL28 8BQ Glo Spa @ Treglos Tel: 01841 520727 PL28 8JH Harlyn Surf School Tel: 01841 533076 PL28 8SB Jubilee Queen Boat Trips Tel: 07836 798457 PL28 8AF Merlin Golf Club Tel: 01841 540222 TR8 4DN National Lobster Hatchery Tel: 01841 533877 PL28 8BL Padstow Cycle Hire Tel: 01841 533 533 PL28 8BL Padstow Sealife Safari Tel: 01841 521 613 PL28 8AF Pencarrow House and Gardens Tel: 01208 841369 PL30 3AG Prideaux Place Tel: 01841 532411 PL28 8RP River Spa Tel: 01208 895 652 PL27 7FH St Eval Karting Tel: 01637 860 160 PL27 7UN The Seafood School Tel: 01841 532700 PL28 8BY Tina's Riding Stables Tel: 01841 520967 PL28 8JZ Trail Bike Hire Tel: 01841 532 594 PL28 8BL Trevose Golf Club Tel: 01841 520 208 PL28 8JB Waves Surf School Tel: 01841 521230 PL28 8JB

Althea House Tel: 01841 532579 PL28 8BG

Spring Gardens B&B Tel: 01208 813771 PL27 6DB

Mother Ivey's Bay Holiday Park Tel: 01841 520990 PL28 8SL

Althea Library Tel: 01841 532717 PL28 8BB

St Petroc's Hotel Tel: 01841 532700 PL28 8EA

Padstow Holiday Park Tel: 01841 532289 PL28 8LB

Arum House Tel: 01841 532 364 PL28 8EX

Symply Padstow Tel: 01841 532814 PL28 8DE

Padstow Turing Park Tel: 01841 532061 PL28 8LB

Brookdale B&B Tel: 01208 815425 PL27 7PA

Tamarisk Tel: 01841 532272 PL28 8EX

Sunhaven Valley Country Park Tel: 0800 6346744 TR8 4BQ

Burlawn Farm Tel: 01208 815548 PL27 7LA

The Metropole Hotel Tel: 01841 532486 PL28 8DB

The Park Mawgan Porth Tel: 01637 860322 TR8 4BD

Cally Croft Tel: 01841 533726 PL28 8BQ

The Old Mill House Tel: 01841 540388 PL27 7QT

Tregavone Touring Park Tel: 01841 520148 PL28 8JZ

Cannalidgey Villa Farm Tel: 01208 812276 PL27 7RB

The Old Ship Hotel Tel: 01841 532357 PL28 8AE

Trevean Camping & Caravan Park Tel: 01841 520772 PL28 8PR

The Seafood Restaurant Tel: 01841 532700 PL28 8BY

Trewithen Farm Tel: 01841 520420 PL28 8JZ

Cyntwell Tel: 01841 533447 PL28 8AT Efflins Farmhouse Tel: 01841 540985 PL27 7UU Elba B&B Tel: 01208 814005 PL27 7JB Harlyn Inn Tel: 01841 520207 PL28 8SB Khandalla B&B Tel: 01841 532349 PL28 8EL Kernow Trek Lodge Tel: 01637 860437 TR8 4AQ Lamorva House Tel: 01841 533841 PL28 8LX Lane End Farm Tel: 01208 880013 PL30 3HH Lellizzick Tel: 01841 532838 PL28 8HR Little Pentyre Tel: 01841 532246 PL28 8DG Molesworth Manor Tel: 01841 540292 PL27 7QT Pawton Stream Tel: 01208 814845 PL27 7LN Pendeen Tel: 01841 532 724 PL28 8DE Pengelly Farmhouse Tel: 01208 814217 PL27 7LA Penjoly Guest House Tel: 01841 533535 PL28 8LB

The White Hart Tel: 01841 532350 PL28 8EA Tor View Tel: 01841 532961 PL28 8EQ Tredower Barton Tel: 01208 813501 PL27 6RG Tregavone Farm Tel: 01841 520148 PL28 8JZ Tregellist Farm Tel: 01208 880537 PL30 3HG Treglos Hotel Tel: 01841 520727 PL28 8JH Trevarrian Lodge Tel: 01637 860156 TR8 4AQ Trewithen Farmhouse Tel: 01841 520420 PL28 8JZ Tzitzikama lodge Tel: 01208 862839 PL27 6NP Wadebridge B&B Tel: 01208 816837 PL27 7HA Waves Rooms Tel: 01841 521230 PL28 8SG West House Tel: 01841 533479 PL28 8EX Wingfield Tel: 01841 532617 PL28 8DP

Valley Caravan Park Tel: 01208 862391 PL27 6SS

CAFES/RESTAURANTS AND CATERING Cherry Trees Tel: 01841 532 934 PL28 8AQ Fifteen  Cornwall Tel: 01637 861000 TR8 4AA Harbour Restaurant @ The Metropole Tel: 01841 532486 PL28 8DB Harlyn Inn Tel: 01841 520207 PL28 8SB Paul Ainsworth at No6 Tel: 01841 532093 PL28 8HD Rest a While Tea Garden Tel: 01841 532919 PL28 8HP Rick Stein's Café Tel: 01841 532700 PL28 8HD Rick Stein's Fish and Chip Shop Tel: 01841 532700 PL28 8BL Rojanos in the Square Tel: 01841 532796 PL28 8AE St Petroc's Bistro Tel: 01841 532700 PL28 8EA The Basement Tel: 01841 532846 PL28 8BS

Pennatillie Farm Tel: 01637 880280 TR9 6EF

CARAVAN AND CAMPING SITES

B&BS/GUEST HOUSES/HOTELS

Petrocstowe Tel: 01841 532429 PL28 8DW

Carnevas Farm Holiday Park Tel: 01841 520230 PL28 8PN

The Old Ship Hotel Tel: 01841 532357 PL28 8AE

1 Caswarth Terrace Tel: 01841 532025 PL28 8EE

Rick Stein's Café Tel: 01841 532700 PL28 8AP

Dennis Cove Camping Tel: 01841 532349 PL28 8DR

The Seafood Restaurant Tel: 01841 532700 PL28 8BY

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Treats on Trikes Tel: 01841 540855 PL28 8BL

Honeysuckle Cottage Tel: 01363 84292 PL28 8AY

The Old Bakery Tel: 01841 532885 PL28 8AT

Treglos Hotel Tel: 01841 520727 PL28 8JH

Inglenook Cottage Tel: 01841 532579 PL28 8BG

The olde House Tel: 01208 813219 PL27 6EN

Trevose Clubhouse restaurant Tel: 01841 520208 PL28 8JB

Kirrin cottage Tel: 0114 2364232 PL28 8AE

The Quay House Tel: 01841 540431 PL27 7QT

Waves Restaurant Tel: 01841 520096 PL28 8SG

Lantern House Tel: 01841 532566 PL28 8AD

The School House Tel: 01208 812640 PL28 8ED

SELF CATERING

Lawn Cottage Tel: 01675 464936 PL28 8EA

The strand Tel: 01208 821611 PL28 8BU

5 & 8 Quarryman's Cottage (Honey & Cowrie) Tel: 01934 842998 PL27 7JA Alexandra House Tel: 07703 561967 PL28 8DE Blable Farm Barns Tel: 01208 815813 PL27 7RF Bloomfield – Trevone Tel: 01841 533804 PL28 8QJ Bumblers Tel: 01732 863121 PL28 8JE Coachyard mews & Thyme Cottage Tel: 01841 521198 PL28 8EA Cornish Seaview Cottages (Primrose, Arnold, Beau Vista, Bay View, Little Sark) Tel: 01428 723819 PL28 8PL Duke House Apartments Tel: 07815 201 864 PL28 8AD Evergreen Lodge Tel: 01494 726453 PL27 6SE Foxes Tel: 01590 674 660 PL28 8JS Garden Cottage Holiday Flats Tel: 01841 520262 PL28 8JJ Great Bodieve Farm Barns Tel: 01208 814916 PL27 7JE Green Door Cottages Tel: 01208 880293 PL29 3SQ

Little Egret Tel: 01841 533386 PL28 8DH Market Square Luxury Apartments Tel: 01208 851423 PL28 8AL Maypole Cottages Tel: 01454 614861 PL28 8BS Oscars Tel: 01841 533953 PL28 8LU Quay To The Door Tel: 0121 3233791 PL28 8EF Quayside Cottage Tel: 01841 532429 PL28 8AH Rigi Tel: 01208 862215 PL27 6TD Rooke Cottages & 1 Harbour House Tel: 01208 880368 PL27 6ES Chiff Chaff Tel: 0117 9079348 PL28 8LU Sandbanks Tel: 0247 6672504 PL28 8DE School / Sunday Cottage Tel: 01789 450214 PL28 8AZ Spring Garden Cottage Tel: 01208 813771 PL27 6DB Squirrel Cottage Tel: 02920 755987 PL27 7JA Stone Cottage Tel: 01923 226218 PL28 8AT

The White Hart Apartment Tel: 01841 532350 PL28 8EA Tolraggott Farm Holiday Cottages Tel: 01208 880927 PL29 3TP Tregirls Holiday Cottages Tel: 01841 532648 PL28 8RR Treglos Apartments Tel: 01841 520727 PL28 8JH Treharrock Farm Cottages Tel: 01208 880517 PL29 3TA Trentinney Farm Cottages Tel: 01208 880564 PL29 3TS Treskiddy Tel: 01285 750464 PL28 8BB Trevorrick Farm Tel: 01841 540574 PL27 7QH Trevose Golf Club Tel: 01841 520208 PL28 8JB Tzitzikama Lodge Tel: 01208 862839 PL27 6NP Waterside & Little Haven Tel: 0118 9328116 PL28 8DH

SHOPS Animal Tel: 01208 863267 PL28 8AL Anns Cottage Tel: 01208 863267 PL28 8AEB Bin Two Tel: 01841 532022 PL28 8BS Gift Horse Tel: 01841 533 510 PL28 8AL Gwyneths Tel: 01841 532787 PL28 8AH Padstow Angling Centre Tel: 01841 532762 PL28 8BS Padstow Farm Shop Tel: 01841 532648 PL28 8HJ Rick Stein's Patisserie Tel: 01841 532700 PL28 8AN Rick Steins's Deli Tel: 01841 532700 PL28 8BL Trevisker Garden Centre Tel: 01841 541361 PL28 8LD Wadebridge Book Shop Tel: 01208 812489 PL27 7DR

TAXIES & CAR PARKS Padstow Park and Ride Tel: 01841 532874 PL28 8LE Padstow Park and Walk Tel: 01841 532648 PL28 8RP Ocean Taxis Tel: 0798 0001323 PL27 7RQ

OTHER BUSINESSES

Willow Cottage (9 Quarrymans) Tel: 01709 376391 PL27 7JA

Go ByCycle Tel: 07950774067 PL27 7AL

Yellow Sands Apts & House Tel: 01841 520376 PL28 8SE

Roses and Rascals Tel: 01841 532577 PL28 8AL

Yellow Sands Cottages Tel: 01637 881548 PL28 8SE

The Drang Gallery Tel: 01841 533114 PL28 8BL

Harbour View Tel: 07071 202105 PL28 8AF

Stonechat & Pendragon (Polzeath Cottages) Tel: 01208 863172 PL27 6SS

Hardy's Tel: 01367 820226 PL28 8AD

Sunbeam Cottage Tel: 01841 533447 PL28 8AT

SELF CATERING AGENCIES

Harlyn Farmhouse Tel: 0117 9624831 PL28 8SB

Swallow Court Cottage Tel: 01841 540292 PL27 7QT

Blue Chip Holidays Tel: 0845 591 8639

Harlyn Inn Tel: 01841 520207 PL28 8SB

Symply Padstow / Gullview Tel: 01841 532814 PL28 8AU

Cornish Horizons Tel: 01841 533331 PL28 8EA

Higher Trevinnick Tel: 01208 880245 PL30 3H

The Coach House Tel: 01629 732084 PL27 7SE

Harbour Holidays Tel: 01841 533402 PL28 8AF

Hillrise Tel: 0117 9625862 PL288JJ

The linhay Tel: 01208 841188 PL30 3DF

Padstow Cottage Company Tel: 01841 532 633 PL28 8BW

Wadebridge Boarding Kennels Tel: 01208 813944 PL27 7LL

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Self Catering Cottages and B&B

★★★★

theseextremelywellfurnishedcottagesareofthehigheststandardand havebeenawardedafourstarratingfromthetouristBoard.additional commentsbytheboardinclude,‘thesehousesareverywellpresented withgoodpatioareassetinasuperlocationoppositethebeach. allofthecottageshavefurnishingswhichareofverygoodquality’. the cottages are situated next to the famous Harlyn inn at Harlyn Bay, only yards away from one of the most beautiful beaches on the north Cornish coast. there is a wide expanse of beach which offers safe bathing and surf for the enthusiast. for the golfer, trevose Golf Club is close by and there are breath taking coastal walks. each cottage consists of a large lounge with two large settees, wide screen television and a open plan dining room with fully fitted kitchen including a dishwasher, washing machine/tumble dryer, refrigerator and microwave. Upstairs there are three bedrooms, a master bedroom with a large en-suite shower room, a double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and a bedroom with bunk beds all complemented by a further family bathroom. outside is a private patio area and a reserved parking place. if you feel like dining out for a change the Harlyn inn next door has two large restaurants serving excellent food including bar snacks, carvery and extensive a la carte menu. there is also a beach shop with surf school, surfboard and wetsuit hire. in all an ideal place for all the family. the Harlyn inn offers superb en-suite accommodation, all with central heating, television and tea & coffee making facilities. please note that pets are allowed in cottages. 4, 5 ,6 and 8, all are non smoking.

Harlyn Bay, near padstow, north cornwall, pL28 8sB tel . 01841 520207 email . mail@harlyn-inn.com

www.harlyn-inn.com


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