• Pop into Padstow to enjoy its pretty and quaint harbour-side ambience. Visit Padstow’s lovely selection of restaurants and plethora of shops and galleries

• Enjoy the fabulous Watergate Bay stretching from Padstow to Newquay as well as the “Seven Bays”.

Centred around St Merryn, the Seven Bays consist of Trevone, Harlyn, Mother Ivey’s, Booby’s, Constantine, Treyarnon and Porthcothan.  These bays offer coastal walks, surfing, sandy beaches, sheltered coves, and rockpools for the whole family to enjoy.

• There is a wide selection of restaurants and eateries locally, including the world famous Rick Steins Seafood Restaurant in Padstow, the Cornish Arms Pub in St Merryn, and Outlaw’s Fish Kitchen in Port Isaac.

• Learn to surf with the local surfing schools near by on some of the best surfing beaches on the North Cornwall coast.



Padstow is a very pretty harbour town and busy with visitors at most times of the year. It is known for its artisan shops and plethora of restaurants and eateries.

Padstow is at the start of the Camel Trail, a 5 mile long cycle track to Wadebridge.

Bicycles and buggies for the whole family can be hired from near the harbour and the start of the trail.

Padstow is the home of the Rick Stein empire and where you will find his famous Seafood Restaurant, together with The Café, his fish and chip shop, Rick Stein’s Gift Shop and the well-known St Petroc’s Hotel.

Other activities to enjoy in Padstow include crab fishing off the harbour walls, clothes and gift shopping or a ferry ride over to Rock at the other side of the estuary. You could book a lesson at Rick Stein’s Cookery School or arrange a fishing trip from the harbour.