Sprawled alongside the beautiful Camel Estuary, Padstow is a
wonderful holiday destination and offers a range of top-class
Focal-point of the town is the attractive harbour, lined with
medieval buildings painted in pastel shades. It cleverly remains a
working port - an attraction in itself and visitors love to watch
the hustle and bustle of harbour life. Set sail along the estuary,
join a sea angling trip or head for Harbour Cove and sun yourself
on the sands. Indeed, wonderful sandy beaches surround the resort -
seven bays within a five-minute drive.
Follow the Town Trail calling in at designer shops and stylish
galleries. Find maritime displays at Padstow Museum. Admire the
elaborate interiors and manicured grounds of Elizabethan manor,
Prideaux Place. Enjoy summer evening concerts down by the quayside.
Or book a Padstow cottage over May Day and join in with the
celebrations of Obby Oss - the highlight of Padstow's social
Choose a Padstow cottage for sensational dining!
Padstow features all kinds of places to eat and drink and Chef
Rick Stein has truly made his mark, with his own range of eateries
offering everything from gourmet seafood to traditional fish 'n
Hire a bike and cycle the award-winning Camel Trail following a
disused rail track to Wadebridge and on to Bodmin - break for
refreshments at the Camel Valley Vineyard. Other activities include
walking, golf and all kinds of water sports.
And remember, when you book a Padstow cottage, expect amazing
scenery being situated right on the edge of an Area of Outstanding