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North Cornwall

If you haven't been here before we are confident you will love North Cornwall. Amazing spacious beaches. Great surf. The beautiful clean Atlantic. Superb sunsets. Space to move. Space to park. Space to relax.

If you are a regular visitor we are pretty sure you will find something new to surprise you this time - we are still constantly discovering new places to see and things to do - and we have been living at Whalesborough all our lives!

The Towns of North Cornwall

Try to keep some time free this holiday to meet local North Cornwall people and find out what makes us tick. You'll generally not find us on the beaches at mid-day - you'll be a lot more likely to bump into us at a local town market.

Each of our towns has something special about it - whether it be a castle, a canal or a beach. All have a fine array of pubs, cafes and restuarants to collapse in if it gets too hot for you.

The Beaches of North Cornwall

You'll love our beaches - most are pretty big and have plenty of space even on the hottest summer days. There are super-safe beaches, sandy beaches, beaches with great rock pools, surfing beaches and windsurfing beaches - all within a short drive.

Even better, you can walk across Whalesborough down to Widemouth and Black Rock beaches - both lifeguarded in the summer and perfect for families as well as surfers. If you are in a romantic mood enjoy the sunset while you stroll along the beach and finish up at the Bay View Inn.

Arts and Theatre

Let's be honest - North Cornwall is not well known for its art and theatre but look a little harder and you will discover a wide range of little galleries hidden around the area.

There is plenty of history here too - mostly centering around the shipwrecks and the mining industry.

Dog Friendly Beaches

There are more dog friendly beaches in North Cornwall than anywhere else in the South West. Not all beaches allow dogs all year around but many do. Use this map to discover your choices. Black Rock beach is just a short walk across our farm which has a good choice of dog walks too.

At Whalesborough we love dogs and are striving to maintain our five star luxurious quality of accommodation while allowing considerate owners to bring their dogs with them.

Cycling

Unfortunately for train lovers most of North Cornwall's old train lines are no longer used. This is good news for cyclists who have an amazing choice of traffic-free cycling routes. Or head inland and discover our little villages which hardly notice the summer tourist season.

Whalesborough itself has a good route of cycle paths covering its 500 acres.

Plenty of space here to store your bikes or you can hire from many local cycle hire businesses.

Walking

The coast path is our pride and joy in North Cornwall. There is a stretch to suit all tastes and views to die for. You can also head inland through wooded valleys and forest areas.

There is a bus service running past the farm which can be used to get about in most directions.

Family Fun

There is always something to do here even on the odd rainy day. As you use this map you will see you have the facility of saving a shortlist of all your favourite attractions and places to visit. Then you can print the list and keep it handy for your holiday.

Much of the time you won't even need your car to have a great day. With 500 acres of farmland to relax in, a swimming pool, play barn and of course a huge safe beach just a short walk across the farm.

Food and Wine

You might think of North Cornwall in terms of just pasties and saffron cake but there is plenty more to excite the taste buds. The area is packed full of local award winning quality producers supplying a wide range of establishments where you can take your time over three courses while watching the sun set over the sea.

We also have an amazing fresh seafood shop within walking distance of Whalesborough. Take an instant BBQ down to the beach and truly relax!.

Restaurants

Locally farmed delicious meat? Traditional oak smoked produce? Fresh day boat seafood? You are truly spoilt for choice of where to eat when you stay at Whalesborough.

From chic and modern to chilled out or oldy woldy - you can choose an atmosphere to suit your mood.

Gardens and Museums

Stroll along the canal from Whalesborough into Bude and have a look around the Castle Heritage Centre or jump in the car and enjoy a huge choice of beauty and history within 90 minutes drive.

Lanhydrock is one of my favourites - bursting with period atmosphere. Over 900 acres of woods and parkland running down to the River Fowey.

Golf

There is something for everyone down here - mostly pretty spectacularly positioned with breathtaking scenery. The locals are friendly and the local beers are worth a try at the end of the day.

Sports and Adventure

Grab the opportunity of being able to walk down to Widemouth Bay for world class surf lessons with Widemouth's own former European Surf Champion.

Dare each other to zip the longest wire in the UK ... enjoy a peacful day canoeing the Tamar ... coasteer by the sea - the choice is endless.

Surfing in North Cornwall

If you are a beginner please start with plenty of lessons - we recommend Mike Raven who teaches on Widemouth which you can reach by foot.

If you are more experienced there are a range of beaches within easy driving distance. The trick is to work out where the biggest swell is on a smaller day, where the best banks are on bigger swell, where the crowds are on a hot summers day and where the conditions are simply out of your league. Good luck with all that. This site has some pointers but talk to locals from the moment you get here!

Barnstaple

Barnstaple has a great range of shops as well as a cinema, theatre and museums. Market days are Tuesday, Friday and Saturday and are always worth the drive.

The town was built on the export of wool during the Middle Ages and has some lovely old buildings.

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Bideford

Bideford is a lovely old market town and working port with its own Pannier Market every Tuesday and Saturday. The town has a beautiful 24-arch stone bridge built originally in 1535.

The Atlantic Shopping Village with over 35 stores lies just outside town and is worth a visit.

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Kilkhampton

A lovely Cornish town steeped in history. You can walk to the ruins of the old Castle across a country track. 'Kilk' has a lovely church which is worth a visit.

 

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Bude

Bude is set on and around a lovely canal which ends on Summerleaze beach and stretches all the way to Whalesborough.

The town is full of quaint shops, tasty restaurants and cafes. It has a good measure of night life too. Plenty of surf hire shops. Boat hire. Two lovely safe beaches.

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Hatherleigh

This is a lovely old market town full of cob and thatch cottages situated in the middle of rolling countryside in the River Torridge valley.

Visit on Tuesday mornings and enjoy the local farmers market which has been active since 1693. Take a stroll on Hatherleigh Moor, a 400 acre common where locals graze their livestock and gather furze (gorse).

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Holsworthy

An ancient market town mentioned in the Domesday Book. It is delightfully surrounded by rolling green countryside with a wide array of traditional and modern shops, plenty of restaurants and cafes.

Visit on a Wednesday and enjoy the lively outdoor Pannier Market as well as the famous Cattle Market where you can mingle with the friendly locals.

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Launceston

The "Gateway to Cornwall", situated on the Devon and Cornwall border between two Moors - Dartmoor to the East, Bodmin Moor to the South West.

Built around its Norman Castle at the top of a hill the town gradually unravels through narrow crooked lanes packed with lovely Tudor and Georgian buildings. The views from the castle over the town and surrounding countryside are quite breathtaking.

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Camelford

Camelford sits astride the river Camel which winds its way down to Padstow. It is one of the highest towns in England at over 700ft above sea level.

The town boasts some lovely buildings as well as a good range of shops as well as a leisure centre.

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Padstow

The little town of Padstow is built of quaint whitewashed houses huddled together around a tiny harbour which buzzes with the activity of shops, restaurants, cafes and crafts. Time moves slowly as the tide ebbs and flows.

Spend a few hours watching the fishermen landing ther catch then stroll along the cliff path or up the Camel Trail towards Wadebridge.

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Tavistock

A large market town with a rich history nestling in the lush valley of the River Tavy on the Western edge of Dartmoor.

The town is busy with lots of great shops, cafes and restaurants. There is a lively arty side to Tavy too with plenty of live music and art exhibits to choose between.

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Wadebridge

A lovely town extending both sides of the 17-arched bridge which was built in 1460. Walk or cycle down the Camel Trail to Padstow or inland though wooded valleys to Bodmin Moor.

Enjoy shopping in the town itself which also offers plenty of arts and crafts, cafes and restaurants.

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Callington

A lovely market town steeped with mining history. A walk up to Kit Hill is a must to see the views across Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor. There are plenty of picnic spots as well as footpaths and nature trails.

 

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Bodmin

Formerly the county town of Cornwall and centre to three uprisings against the crown between 1497 and 1549. A visit to the town should include Bodmin Jail which was the first British prison to hold prisoners in separate cells rather than communally.

 

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Newquay

Visit Newquay for walks along its wonderful cliffs, for the lovely big beaches or to try some wet or dry activities which the town is just bursting with.

Lots of trendy spots to eat and drink. Great shops. A day spent exploring Newquay and enjoying the coastline here will be well worth the drive.

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Lostwithiel

Once the second busiest port on the south coast of England founded by the Normans for the export of tin. The town now offers some delightful shops along with a good selection of pubs, cafes and restaurants.

A walk up to Restormel Castle is well worth the effort - wonderful views!

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Liskeard

Nestled on the edge of Bodmin Moor with a good range of shops, restaurants, cafes and pubs. Visit on a Thursday and enjoy the bustle of the weekly livestock market.

The town's growth was due to the copper mining industry and you can still find old engine houses scattered about.

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St Austell

This market towns prosperity is rooted in the china-clay industry. The clay was discovered in 1755 and is still exported today for use in products such as paint, toothpaste and paper. The nearby Gerogian harbour village of Charlestown was established for exporting the clay to Europe and the North of England.

You must visit the Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligan and the China Clay Country Park.

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Putsborough

A lovely big safe golden sandy beach very popular with families. Plenty of rock pools for the kids to explore. Lifeguards in the summer. Beach car park. Toilets. Very clean.

 

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Croyde

One of the UK's best surf beaches with good sand banks and a west facing position. The beach backs on to sand dunes and is situated in a small bay. Quite crowded in the summer. Great for swimming and windsurfing too. Equipment hire available. Lifeguards in summer. Car parking. Toilets.

 

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Saunton Sands

3 miles of lovely spacious flat sand with huge sand dunes behind. Plenty of room for everyone. Great for watching kiteboarders if the wind is blowing. Lifeguards in the summer. Toilets and parking.

 

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Instow

Lovely soft sand. Like Daymer Bay further down the coast this beach is sheltered from the force of the Atlantic by the estuary. Plenty of sand for everyone. Great for walks when the tide is out. Car park in the village or behind the dunes. Popular for fishing and sailing.

 

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Westward Ho!

A big safe sandy beach over 2 miles long. Lovely rockpools for kids at low tide. Lifeguards in the summer. Toilets and car parking. Plenty of equipment hire.

 

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Hartland Quay

A rocky beach with wonderful cliff formations. There are also some lovely walks around here to experience some of the most treacherous coast in the country.

 

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Stanbury Mouth

The furthest beach North in Cornwall. A lovely large pebbly beach with lots of sand too at low tide which is often deserted due to its lack of much parking space and the absence of toilet facilities.

There is a steep climb down to the beach too. You can also walk here along the coastal path from Duckpool where there is more parking.

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Sandymouth

The National Trust own this lovely large beach and provide plenty of parking along with a cafe and toilets. The beach is lifeguarded during the summer. When the tide is lowest it is possible to walk south to Bude and then back along the coastpath later on.

The beach is a mixture of pebbles with plenty of sand at lower tides. Lots of interesting rock formations and plenty of sea pools for exploring.

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Northcott

Very similar to Sandymouth minus the toilet and cafe. National Trust owned with plenty of parking. A lovely rugged pebbly beach with soft sand at low tide.

Lifeguarded during the summer. You can walk south to Crooklets and Bude at low tide. Lots of great rock pools which your children will love!

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Crooklets

Crooklets lies just north of Summerleaze but they become one at low tide. Lovely golden sand. Rock pools galore. There is a pretty promenade and a lovely cafe with tables looking out at the sea. There is a big car park, plus toilets, shops etc. There is even a skate park here. Lifeguards in the summer.

 

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Summerleaze

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The main beach at Bude. Dunes on one side and the lovely Bude canal/harbour on the other. The beach also has a lovely sea pool which is also lifeguarded during the summer.

One of my favourite restaurants is Life's A Beach which looks out over the sands. Superb seafood restaurant at night. Great lunch food too. Lifeguards in the summer. Lots of parking, toilets etc. Stroll up into the town for a bit of shopping.

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Widemouth

Widemouth Bay is actually made up of two beaches, the left hand side generally being called Black Rock and right being called North Beach. The beaches together add up to a mile of sand which is joined together at all but high tide.

The beaches are generally nice and safe in the summer and very popular with learner surfers as well as swimmers and bodyboarders. Both beaches are lifeguarded during the summer.

The right hand side has plenty of rockpools at mid-low tides and lovely warm sandpools at mid tide. There is a cafe and plenty of toilets and parking - although you can walk down here from Whalesborough quite easily.

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Black Rock

Black Rock is a mixture of large rock outcrops and golden sands. At mid-low tide you can discover the most amazing sealife in the myriad of pools created by the retreating tide. This beach is dog friendly throughout the year.

 

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Millook

This is a beach with little parking but a great destination for a coast path walk. Out of season you should be able to park and enjoy one of my favourite spots all by yourself. No toilets.

 

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Crackington Haven

Crackington is quite trendy really with two nice cafes to relax at. The beach is small at higher tide but gets big and sandy at lower tides.

The beach is flanked on each side by towering cliffs which only the gulls can access. Lovely pub. Lifeguards in the summer. Take a minute to walk out along the coastpath too - quite spectacular. Car park and toilets.

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Strangles

A large sandy beach especially at low tide. Little parking, no toilets and a steep walk down keep the crowds away. If you can make it the beach is a joy.

 

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Bossiney Beach

Covered at high tide - beware! But a hidden gem accessible only by foot. Car parking in a field. Toilets a 10 minute walk away.

 

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Trebarwith

Spectacular at high tide - a proper rugged cove with a lovely pub looking out over. The beach itself is only useable a couple of hours after high tide and be careful you don't get caught when the tide comes back up. There are toilets and plenty of car parking as well as a cafe. Lifeguards in the summer.

 

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Port Gaverne

Sheltered little beach with plenty of rock pools. Sandy at low tide. There are toilets nearby. This beach is not lifeguarded. Parking can be a problem on sunny days in the summer.

 

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Lundy Bay

These beaches are only really useable when the tide isn't high when a large expanse of sand is revealed. A big attraction is the Lundy Hole, a hole in the cliff left when a sea cave collapsed. There is a car park but you have to walk down a footpach to get to the beach. No toilets. Be careful not to get cut off at high tide.

 

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Polzeath

Also known as Hayle Bay. A very popular beach especially for trendy teenagers. Lifeguards May - September. Parking not usually a problem. Toilets, cafes, shops etc.

 

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Daymer Bay

Lovely long sheltered sandy beach with sand dunes. Really beautiful and peaceful. Plenty of parking. Cafe, toilets etc. No surfing here but lovely watching the windsurfers and kite boarders on a windier day.

 

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Rock

This is where the rich and famous sunbathe and boat in North Cornwall. A lovely waveless sandy beach with sand dunes behind. Passenger ferry to Padstow. Parking, toilets, shops etc all here.

 

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Trevone Bay

Lovely stretch of golden sand surrounded by high cliffs. Walk up to the cliffs to see the blowhole and then to Trevose Head. Car park, toilets, shops etc. Lifeguards in the summer.

 

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Harlyn Bay

A wide sandy beach. Really lovely but probably only worth the drive if you are an avid surfer and the conditions are right.

 

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Arthurian Centre

The centre is located at Slaughterbridge near the medieval market town of Camelford (considered by some to be the site of Camelot) in North Cornwall, and set in 20 acres surrounding 'King Arthur's Stone'. Both the inscribed stone and battle are both dated by earliest stories to AD540.

Visitors can walk through the fields where King Arthur and Mordred met for their last battle.

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Jamaica Inn

Cornwall's legendary coaching house, immortalised in Daphne du Maurier's novel of the same name, has stood high on Bodmin Moor for over four centuries. Jamaica Inn is set in one of the most breathtaking locations in Cornwall and is an ideal stop off point on the way to Cornwall's attractions such as the world famous Eden Project.

 

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Regal Cinema

The Regal, situated on The Platt in Wadebridge opened in January 1931 and has entertained the people of Wadebridge and North Cornwall for the past 75 years. Today, the cinema boasts two auditoria, Theatres 1 & 2, seating 224 and 96 respectively.

 

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Sterts Theatre

The open air Sterts Theatre offers a range of out-door theatrical performances and concerts, that can be enjoyed in a natural setting, accompanied by a meal from the cafe or a picnic in the extensive grounds. This is an amazing setting for a theatre, and it has a unique atmosphere.

 

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Bodmin Jail

Visit the cold dank cells, look up at the thin light filtering through a small barred window and imagine being sentenced to even a week in such desolation, a very lonely life with the knowledge each day would bring more of the same cold, hunger and hard labour, on the treadmill as a civil prisoner or "cannon ball" catch for naval prisoners; designed to keep you fit for battle on your release.

 

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Carnglaze Caverns

Carnglaze consists of three underground caverns of cathedral proportions, hand created by local slate miners. Within the complex is the famous subterranean lake with it crystal clear blue/green water. Take the tour and you will go about 150m into the hillside and 60m below ground.

 

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Keay Theatre

Cornwall's newest theatre with 250 seats and a wide variety of performances throughout the year ranging from live music to serious theatre.

 

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Hall For Cornwall

Hall for Cornwall is a thriving theatre in the heart of Truro. Over the course of the year they welcome over 180,000 theatre goers to everything from classical to rock concerts, and pantomime to touring productions from the West End.

Hall for Cornwall has an enviable reputation for dance with an equally broad range of performance styles to be enjoyed here from such companies as Jasmin Vardimon, Rannell and Duchy Ballet.

In addition to national and international quality touring productions, Hall for Cornwall's stage hosts some of the best home-grown talent. You can enjoy performances by many of Cornwall's young performers from organisations and schools from around the county as well as local groups and companies.

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Stanbury Mouth

The furthest beach North in Cornwall. A lovely large pebbly beach with lots of sand too at low tide which is often deserted due to its lack of much parking space and the absence of toilet facilities. Dog friendly all year

There is a steep climb down to the beach too. You can also walk here along the coastal path from Duckpool where there is more parking.

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Sandymouth

The National Trust own this lovely large beach and provide plenty of parking along with a cafe and toilets. The beach is lifeguarded during the summer. When the tide is lowest it is possible to walk south to Bude and then back along the coastpath later on. Dog friendly all year

The beach is a mixture of pebbles with plenty of sand at lower tides. Lots of interesting rock formations and plenty of sea pools for exploring.

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Northcott

Very similar to Sandymouth minus the toilet and cafe. National Trust owned with plenty of parking. A lovely rugged pebbly beach with soft sand at low tide. Dog friendly all year

Lifeguarded during the summer. You can walk south to Crooklets and Bude at low tide. Lots of great rock pools which your children will love!

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Summerleaze

The main beach at Bude. Dunes on one side and the lovely Bude canal/harbour on the other. The beach also has a lovely sea pool which is also lifeguarded during the summer. Dog friendly all year

One of my favourite restaurants is Life's A Beach which looks out over the sands. Superb seafood restaurant at night. Great lunch food too. Lifeguards in the summer. Lots of parking, toilets etc. Stroll up into the town for a bit of shopping.

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Black Rock

Widemouth Bay is actually made up of two beaches, the left hand side generally being called Black Rock and right being called North Beach. The beaches together add up to a mile of sand which is joined together at all but high tide.

The right hand side has plenty of rockpools at mid-low tides and lovely warm sandpools at mid tide. There is a cafe and plenty of toilets and parking - although you can walk down here from Whalesborough quite easily.

Black Rock is a mixture of large rock outcrops and golden sands. At mid-low tide you can discover the most amazing sealife in the myriad of pools created by the retreating tide. Dog friendly all year

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Millook

This is a beach with little parking but a great destination for a coast path walk. Out of season you should be able to park and enjoy one of my favourite spots all by yourself. No toilets. Dog friendly all year

 

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Strangles

A large sandy beach especially at low tide. Little parking, no toilets and a steep walk down keep the crowds away. If you can make it the beach is a joy. Dog friendly all year

 

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Bossiney Beach

Covered at high tide - beware! But a hidden gem accessible only by foot. Car parking in a field. Toilets a 10 minute walk away. Dog friendly all year

 

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Trebarwith

Spectacular at high tide - a proper rugged cove with a lovely pub looking out over. The beach itself is only useable a couple of hours after high tide and be careful you don't get caught when the tide comes back up. There are toilets and plenty of car parking as well as a cafe. Lifeguards in the summer. Dog friendly all year

 

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Port Gaverne

Sheltered little beach with plenty of rock pools. Sandy at low tide. There are toilets nearby. This beach is not lifeguarded. Parking can be a problem on sunny days in the summer. Dog friendly all year

 

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Daymer Bay

Lovely long sheltered sandy beach with sand dunes. Really beautiful and peaceful. Plenty of parking. Cafe, toilets etc. No surfing here but lovely watching the windsurfers and kite boarders on a windier day. Dog friendly all year

 

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Harlyn Bay

A wide sandy beach. Really lovely but probably only worth the drive if you are an avid surfer and the conditions are right. Dog friendly all year

 

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Tarka Trail

Over 30 miles of the Tarka Trail is available to cyclists between Braunton and Meeth, using the old railways of North Devon. Passing through the largely unspoilt countryside as it was described by Henry Williamson in his classic novel 'Tarka the Otter' first published in 1927.

 

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Tamar Lakes

This is a lovely 20 mile route through quiet rural lanes to the Tamar Lakes and back

 

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Week St Mary Loop

Cycle along the route of the North Cornwall Trail to Week St. Mary surrounded by rolling country hills.

 

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Camel Trail

This traffic free trail runs from Padstow to Poley's Bridge, via Wadebridge and Bodmin. The trail passes through the wooded countryside of the upper Camel Valley and alongside the picturesque Camel Estuary - a paradise for birdwatchers.

 

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North Cornwall Trail

Cycle from Whalesborough along this route to Bodmin Moor - either via beautiful country lanes and rolling hillside or via the dramatic North Cornwall coast.

 

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Bodmin Moor

There are plenty of routes to take exploring the Moor - there is so much space you will be amazed.

 

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Cardinham Woods

Both peaceful tracks beside the river and adventurous routes on the valley sides.

 

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The Coast Road

Cycling the coast road through North Cornwall is not for the novice cyclist - there are some serious hills involved but the scenery reward makes it all worthwhile.

 

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Clay Trails

The 250 year old clay mining industry has created a spectacular landscape which can now be explored by bike using the clay trails.

 

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Tarka Trail

Over 30 miles of the Tarka Trail is available to walkers between Braunton and Meeth, using the old railways of North Devon. Passing through the largely unspoilt countryside as it was described by Henry Williamson in his classic novel 'Tarka the Otter' first published in 1927.

 

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Hartland Point Walks

Once of the most dramatic cliff areas - lovely walks to enjoy.

 

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Morwenstow Walks

This is a walk of contrasts with dramatic, towering cliffs, sheltered wooded valleys, wildlife-friendly organic farmland and the opportunity to visit one of the National Trust's smallest buildings.

 

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Camel Trail

The Camel Trail runs from Padstow to Poley's Bridge, via Wadebridge and Bodmin. The trail passes through the wooded countryside of the upper Camel Valley and alongside the picturesque Camel Estuary - a paradise for birdwatchers.

 

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Welcombe Mouth Walks

There has been many shipwrecks here on this dramatic part of the coastline. Lovely dramatic scenery.

 

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Walking The Coast Path

The ultimate way to enjoy the lovely coastal scenery, heritage and wildlife.

 

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Bude Walks

From Whalesborough you can walk along the lovely canal to Bude and then perhaps along the coastal path to the lovely beaches of Northcott and Sandymouth. You could then return along the coastpath to Widemouth and walk across the farm paths to the cottages.

 

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Hele Valley Walk

This is a lovely walking trail just a stone's throw across the valley from Whalesborough. Enjoy a walk followed by a wonderful lunch at the Bullers Arms just a few minutes walk away from Whalesborough.

 

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North Cornwall Trail

When you're looking for a break from walking the coastal path head inland on this lovely trail which passes through lovely country villages on its way to the moor.

 

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Crackington Haven Walks

If you're up to a stiff walk try the Crackington Haven to Boscastle section of the coast path. Quite beautiful! Or just walk to Strangles beach and back via Ludon Valley.

 

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Boscastle Walks

Once you have walked around the canal and harbour head off towards Crackington to enjoy one of the most beautiful stretches of the coastpath. Or explore the lovely wooded Rocky Valley.

 

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Walking around Tintagel

Spectacular coastline steeped in myths and history. You can't come to Cornwall without walking this area.

 

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Port Isaac Walks

Port Isaac is lovely - you'll know that well if you've ever watched Doc Martin on TV. This tiny port makes the perfect start or finish to a day's walk.

 

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Lundy Bay Walks

This is where you will find Lundy Hole alongside lovely beaches and spectacular cliff views. Definitely on my list of favourite walks.

 

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Pentire Point

Spectacular scenery and you can feel the ghosts from countless shipwrecks.

 

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Trevose Head

Lovely walks in various directions taking in this spectacular area.

 

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The Saints Way

This is a trail from Padstow to Fowey - mostly relatively easy walking. Pick a section that suits you.

 

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The Clay Trails

The 250 year old clay mining industry has created a spectacular landscape which can now be explored by foot or bike using the clay trails.

 

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Smugglers Way

Choose a section or take on the whole trail. The trail runs from Boscastle via Bodmin Moor to end in Looe.

 

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Bodmin Moor Walks

There are plenty of options here - this is a most wonderful place to feel the space and recharge your batteries. I recommend Mark Camp's Copper Trail. Search online for the book or buy it in a bookshop when you are here.

 

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Cheeky Monkey Boat Trips

Trips of various lengths both out to sea or down the river. You can book the Cheeky Monkey on 01237 476191. She sails during the summer (up to 31st October)

 

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MS Oldenburg Boat Trips

Enjoy a day trip to Lundy island aboard this graceful boat. The trip takes two hours each way and costs around £75 for a family of four. The boat is very comfortable with a bar and small buffet too.

 

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Harlequinns Leisure

Open all year round offering entertainment for all the family, whatever the weather. Harlequinns boasts one of the biggest Playzones for children in the South West. 'Screamers' has six fun packed levels. They also have ten lanes of ten pin bowling. The centre comes ALIVE at night with glow bowling, disco lights and funky music!

 

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Splash

The 'Splash' is ideal for all the family with a gently sloping beach area, tropical temperatures and is the only pool in the area with both a wave machine and a 33 metre flume.

 

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Carruan Farm

Have you ever wondered where the food you eat comes from, or how it is produced? The aim at Carruan is to show you just that. The farm offers something for all the family, with tours on the tractor & trailer, outdoor and indoor play areas and the farmyard animals to get to know.

 

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Tumbletopia Gemstones

The floor of the cave is covered with thousands of polished gem stones which visitors can collect and take home with them. After this you can visit Prospect Place - an old time Western mine where you can pan in the mine stream for gold or sift through the mine carts for hidden gems.

 

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Regal Cinema

This lovely cinema opened in January 1931 - over 75 years ago. Today, the cinema boasts two auditoria, both of which are fully air-conditioned and have disabled access.

 

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Old Macdonald's Farm

Old MacDonald's Farm is the ideal place to bring young children to see lambs, chickens, pigs, ponies, calves, etc. There is plenty of play equipment too. Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead at all times.

All rides are included in the entry price so there are no hidden extras to pay for. Pony rides, tractors, roller racers, trampolines, climbing frames, crazy golf, even a ride on the miniature train, everything is included.

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Camel Trail

This lovely walking and cycle path links the town of Pastow, Wadebridge and Bodmin. The Wadebridge-Padstow section is the most popular with plenty of bike hire shops in Wadebridge. Enjoy incredible views across the estuary. Keep an eye out for the most amazing birdlife.

 

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Crealy

No matter the age of your child - Crealy will be a big hit! There are lots of fun rides to enjoy as well as plenty of animals and soft play areas. It is well organised so that parents can relax and enjoy the sun too.

 

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St Eval Kart Circuit

They cater for all ages from 3 years up. The bigger you are, the bigger the engine. This is something for Mum and Dad to enjoy too. There are four circuits here.

 

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Screech Owl Sanctuary

The sanctuary houses a wide range of owls from various continents. You can enjoy touching and seeing the owls at close proximity under staff supervision as take a guided tour of the centre.

 

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Springfields Pony Centre

This is a full day out! Over 30 ponies to meet and ride, groom etc. Then there are go-karts, a boating lake, a castle, arial glides, an indoor play area and more ...

 

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Newquay Laser Combat

Excellent fun - all the thrill of paintball with none of the mess or bruises. Quarter of a amile range.

 

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Newquay Paintball

While paintballs can sting a little they do add more fun. From woodland zones with bunkers to fortified positions and natural cover giving an exciting and atmospheric combination. 12 years or older.

 

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Holywell Bay Fun Park

With everything from F1 Go Karts and 2 Seater Star Cars to Thunder Racing and a great 18 hole Pitch & Putt there really is fun for the whole family.

 

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Lappa Valley Steam Railway

Three separate miniature railways run through this oasis of conservation, where wildlife thrives in a protected environment. There is also a boating lake, a maze, crazy golf, play areas and more ...

 

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Tarka Trail

A lovely walking and cycle route which runs along the banks of the River Taw. There are many valuable wildlife habitats along the route including estuary mud flats and salt marshes, oak woodland, hazel coppice, hedges, ponds, streams, ditches and meadows.

 

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Survival Paintball/Laser

Over 12's only. Eight woodland playing areas spread over 20 acres. Experienced, friendly marshalls. BBQ facilities available. Access to a practice firing range

 

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Southdown Zorbing

Have a ball - literally!! Try the whackiest experince ever... Sweeping in from New Zealand, Zorb Balling is the lastest craze for thrill seekers - safe, fun and exhilerating Zorbing is one fun way to get down a hill. All you do then is roll down a hill inside it

 

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Ivyleaf Mountainboarding

The track at Ivyleaf is ideal for both beginners (age 8 up) and experts alike, with jumps & rails of varying difficulties depending upon your mountainboard experience. If you're only just starting out their on-site instructors can give you all of the training you need to get you on your feet and off down the slopes.

 

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Trethorne Leisure Farm

A really nice place to spend a sunny day and there is plenty to do on a rainy day too. Ride ponies, bottle feed lambs, hand milk cows, stroke the animals, run, bounce and jump ...

 

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Tamar Otter Sanctuary

If you haven't had a chance to see otters close up then do visit this sanctuary. They are lovely animals.

 

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Hidden Valley Discovery Park

Hunt for lost crystals, follow the hobbit trail , miniature railway, enter the vault ...

 

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Launceston Castle

Climb to the top for amazing views. Enjoy the display at the bottom tracing over 1000 years of history. Then enjoy lunch or tea in the town below.

 

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Colliford Lake Park

The Moorland park offers spectacular views across the lake. Over 50 acres of moorland, woodland and wetlands to explore. There is also a nice play area.

 

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Tamar Valley Donkey Park

Plenty of donkeys, goats, sheep, pigs, rabbits and guinea pigs to feed and pet plus a big indoor play barn with soft play etc.

 

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Carnglaze Caverns

Carnglaze consists of three underground caverns set in 6.5 acres of wooded hillside. You will be taken on a guided tour, which will last for about 45 minutes, through the three caverns of cathedral proportions, hand created by local slate miners.

Within the complex is the famous subterranean lake with it crystal clear blue/green water. During the tour you will go about 150m into the hillside and 60m below ground.

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Adrenalin Quarry

The Zip is the UK's Longest Zip Wire, hurling you over the flooded quarry at speeds that'll get your heart pumping. There's nothing like it anywhere in the UK and it's suitable for all ages.

 

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Eden Project

At Eden you'll find the world's largest rainforest in captivity with steamy jungles and waterfalls. There are two biomes and plenty of outdoor gardens too. This is an amazing place - you must go!

 

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Charlestown Shipwreck Centre

The many and varied exhibitions reflect village life in Charlestown, it's history, shipwrecks and the once thriving China Clay industry. The exhibition shows a tremendous range of maritime history dating back to 1715 and one of the largest underwater diving equipment collections in the country, including various suits used for treasure seeking and naval purposes.

 

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Ben's Play World

All ages 2 and up. Mega Waverider Slides; Giant Tubes; Spooky Maze, Turrets Of Terror (Haunted Castle), Children's Arcade, Jungle Ball Pool, Drop Slides, Assault Courses, Crushers, Wobbly Rope Bridges, Shipwreck Island and more.

 

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World of Model Railways

The OO gauge Main Layout has over 30 trains travelling through varied landscapes including town, country, seaside and even an Alpine Winter. The 'Junior Junction' childrens' railway features Hornby Thomas The Tank engine characters and a model circus.

 

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Dairyland Farm World

All-weather. Lots of animals, cows to milk, play areas, petting and more. A great day out for kids of all ages.

 

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Bodmin & Wenford Railway

Relax in style and enjoy a leisurely 13 mile round trip through beautiful countryside, taking in the sights, sound and smells of a bygone age, as the era of a Cornish branch line in the 1950s reveals itself during the course of your journey.

 

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Monkey Sanctuary

The Monkey Sanctuary cares for four different species of monkeys; all rescued from the UK and international primate pet trades. It offers a great day out for all the family, with wildlife gardens, children's activity room, workshops, gift shop, cafe and picnic areas.

 

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Launceston Steam Railway

A two and a half mile steam railway running through the glorious Kensey Valley, linking the historic Cornish town of Launceston to the hamlet of Newmills.

 

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Camel Valley Vineyard

Some really very good wine is made here. There are two different tours to choose between - one in the afternoon and one in the evening. Well worth a visit!

 

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Cornish Orchards

Officially they don't do guided tours but if they aren't too busy you could be lucky. A real treat.

 

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St Austell Brewery Tour

They offer a great tour which really gives you an insight into the industry and its history as well as allowing you to experience the whole process step by step.

 

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Hartland Quay Hotel

As you descend the hill on your approach to Hartland Quay with the vast panorama of Lundy Island to Cornwall stretched out in front of you, a very warm welcome awaits.

At the Wreckers Retreat Bar (part of the hotel) you can warm up with a good pub lunch on a cold day or relax at a table outside in the sun and eat your meal looking out to sea. In the evening you can sit on the quay with a drink and watch the sun disappear over the horizon. At low tide there is plenty of sand and fascinating rock pools for children to enjoy.

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Hart Inn

The Hart Inn is a beautiful olde worlde pub with bags of character at the centre of the lovely Hartland peninsular. This is a place where the old values have been re-introduced and a high standard of food for all has been established. The Hart overlooks The Square and this character building is a lovely spot to enjoy your food and drink. A selection of real ales, a diverse selection of fine wines and locally sourced ingredients all add to the experience.

The focus is on good honest food and all ingredients are fresh and cooked to order. The menu has diverse influences and there are classic bar menu options as well. Food and drink can be enjoyed in the main bar, a private dining room or the beer garden.

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Bush Inn

Once a haunt for smugglers and wreckers this historic Inn has provided sustenance for weary travellers for hundreds of years. Cornish real ales and a variety of fine wines are served to accompany a delicious selection of hearty meals.

They are passionate about using the freshest local produce including beef from their own farm and lamb, pork, salad and vegetables from neighbouring and nearby farms. Local shoots provide the pheasant, venison and other game whilst the seafood is caught in local waters.

In winter the emphasis is on a cosy country pub atmosphere with log fires and warming dishes. In summer you can enjoy a plate of mussels or freshly caught local fish and chips and a cold beer in the large garden over looking the beautiful Tidna Valley and the Atlantic Ocean. There is also a play area to keep the children entertained.

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Elements

High on the cliffs between Bude and Widemouth Bay, Elements is one of North Cornwall's finest bistros and boutique hotels.

Richard is a really friendly host. We have enjoyed many evenings here and the quality of food and service is always spectacular. They have just undergone a huge re-design of the ground floor and terraces to create "the most gorgeous venue in North Cornwall" - a trendy new space where people can eat, drink, relax, meet friends and celebrate.

The uber cool interior was designed by Zed & Co., there is an Italian menu served every day, perfect coffees and cakes, superb staff and a fantastic view of the ocean.

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Coombe Barton

The Coombe Barton Inn is a Cornish seaside pub with excellent home cooked food and real ales. Situated in the picturesque hamlet of Crackington Haven overlooking the beach, this is the ideal watering hole for hikers walking the coastal path, families enjoying the beach or visitors taking a relaxing break away from the hustle and bustle.

You can always be assured of a warm and friendly Cornish welcome at the Coombe Barton from landlords Carl and Helen. They have a wonderful traditional menu, sourcing local, fresh meat, fish and vegetables. You can dine in the bar area or restaurant with superb views across the bay or outside on the raised decking overlooking the beach.

This is quite a spectacular setting for a pub and a great place to watch the sun slip into the sea. One of our favourites.

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Blue Tomato

A lovely location but expensive for what it is.

 

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Port Gaverne Hotel

Port Gaverne is a beautiful, secluded cove, just a short walk away from Port Isaac. Standing at the heart of this idyllic spot is The Port Gaverne Hotel, a restored 17th century inn that is full of charm and steeped in history. Here you'll enjoy complete comfort, delicious fresh food, and a warm welcome, together with a service that goes the extra mile.

Ian Brodey, the Head Chef, has been at the Port Gaverne Hotel for over thirty years. He believes that good, home-cooked food, using the freshest local ingredients, simply cannot be beaten. Highlights include their freshly baked bread, fish landed almost on the doorstep, home made Petit Fours and daily changing specials.

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Seafood Restaurant

The flagship in Rick Stein's fishing-fleet of eateries in Padstow, The Seafood Restaurant is a high quality establishment that welcomes everyone from 3 years and up.

Open every day for lunch and dinner, the restaurant serves the very best in fresh fish and shellfish. And they now have a seafood bar right in the middle of the restaurant where you can watch chefs assembling platters of oysters, langoustines, sushi and sashimi. No reservations are required for the bar and you can order anything from the a la carte menu or enjoy the tasting menu.

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No 6

At Number 6 the cooking is all about making the most of what's on the doorstep in Padstow. Their menus are based around local, seasonal ingredients, cooked in a simple modern style with a Cornish influence.

Everything they serve in the restaurant - from the bread to the chocolate truffles - is made in the kitchens and the menu is accompanied by a fantastic wine list.

Paul Ainsworth, the head chef, believes that great quality food should be available to everyone. Children are welcome, there's no dress code and the staff are always friendly.

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Pescadou

Fashionably blending ancient with modern design, Pescadou caters for every eventuality from the celebratory dinner to the casual lunch.

Call in at any time from breakfast, mid morning, lunch or through the evening and you will be welcomed into one of Cornwall's most popular and fashionable eating establishments. Whether you want a cake and a coffee or to enjoy a fantastic, freshly prepared meal, Pescadou is hard to beat.

Using fresh local produce and fish often straight from the quay outside, Pescadou offers an extensive menu of fish, seafood, meat and vegetarian dishes complemented by a fine selection of wines.

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St Petroc's

Enjoy some of Rick Stein's French and Mediterranean dishes at St Petroc's Bistro. The menu reflects that this is a bistro and contrasts with the style of Rick Steins The Seafood Restaurant.

The atmosphere is bustling and lively where bold, modern paintings brighten the white walls of the bistro. There is a courtyard and pretty garden for al fresco eating albeit with parasols and space heaters to compensate for the variable weather.

Children of all ages are welcome and winter lunch deals can often be found on their website. Booking is recommended.

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Journeyman

The Journeyman was included in The Independent Newspaper's list of the top 50 Curry Houses in the UK, 2010.

Located mid-way between Padstow and Wadebridge in one of North Cornwall's most picturesque hamlets, at The Journeyman you can feast on an extensive menu offering over 50 dishes selected from the world's finest cuisines.

You can eat freshly prepared Cornish and European fare, Thai, Vietnamese and Chinese Dishes. There are also great Indian curries, a full balti menu, exotic Indian specials and extensive vegetarian options.

The Journeyman is also a cookery school which means you can learn to cook your favourite dishes so you don't miss out when you return home!

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Fifteen

Fifteen Cornwall is part of a global social enterprise, founded by Jamie Oliver in 2002 and is owned by the registered charity, the Cornwall Foundation of Promise. At the heart of it all is a chef training programme with a simple mission - to empower young people who are in need of a second chance.

Fifteen Cornwall offers an innovative menu of the best seasonal and local produce, prepared by talented professional chefs and aspiring young apprentice chefs, and served in a relaxed atmosphere by friendly and knowledgeable staff.

On top of this, there's an incredible view over the beautiful two mile beach at Watergate Bay.

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The Bell Inn

Rachel and Michael will welcome you to The Bell Inn, a 13th century building set within the heart of the rural Village of Parkham. Originally a forge and two farm workers cottages the Inn is steeped in history. Behind the immaculate cream-painted frontage there is a wealth of old world charm, with oak beams, cob walls and open fires all under a traditional thatched roof.

The menu provides a wide range of home cooked dishes using where possible fresh local produce. A lot of the dishes are based on traditional Devon recipes freshly cooked to order by the experienced cooks who add their own special twists. The delicious desserts are all made on the premises.

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The Old Smithy

The Old Smithy is a lovely old pub with an amazing thatched roof. It's set in the fantastic countryside of North Devon right next to the Cornish border and only a mile from the beach. There are open fires and they serve proper regional cuisine all year round including a great Sunday roast. They also have an excellent selection of wine and pride themselves on looking after the ale.

Dogs and children are welcome and there are good walks from the pub down to the sea.

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Bickford Arms

The Bickford Arms has stood at Brandis Corner near Holsworthy since the 17th century, first as a coaching inn and now as a completely rebuilt traditional pub / restaurant. Reduced to a shell by a disastrous fire in 2003, The Bickford Arms has been lovingly restored by its present owners, Nigel and Rowena, into a stunning mix of period features and modern-day comfort.

Set in the heart of Devon's magnificent Ruby Country, The Bickford Arms is only a short drive from Dartmoor and the fabulous beaches of North Devon and North Cornwall. They have a policy of preparing all food fresh in their own kitchen. Everything is sourced from local suppliers and they take great care in maintaining high standards of quality. They serve excellent real ales, draft lagers and beers and have a wine list to suit most tastes.

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Golden Inn

Reservations on 01409 231200.

 

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Bullers Arms

Good value, great quality food and great beer, all just a gentle stroll up the hill from your cottage at Whalesborough.

The bar is warm and friendly and has everything one would expect from an old and very traditional English Inn

They stock a comprehensive and varied range of very well cared for lagers and real ales (for which they have earned a Cask Marque), including regularly changing guest Ales. There is also an extensive wine cellar with offerings to suit everyone. They also offer a "take-out" container service so you can enjoy a beer back at your cottage.

All food is freshly prepared with locally sourced ingredients. The menu is varied, ranging from light snacks through to full meals and very tempting desserts, with additional daily specials. Booking is advisable.

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Bangors Organic

At this licensed organic restaurant they grow all the seasonal foods in their own gardens. The menu changes according to the time of year but will always include freshly harvested organic vegetables, salads and fruits.

The gardens are certified organic and are hand worked in raised beds so the food produced is environmentally friendly and low carbon as well as delicious and healthy. Fresh, home-baked bread accompanies all their meals and there is always a choice for each course.

There is an excellent organic wine list to choose from as well as local cider, Luscombe ginger beer and home pressed apple juice. Non-residents and vegetarians are always welcome but because they are not large you will need to call to reserve a table on 01288 361297.

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Old Wainhouse Inn

The Wainhouse Inn is run by a local farming family who are passionate about using the freshest local produce. Their butcher, a beef and sheep farmer himself, understands the importance of local consistent quality. From their renowned 21 day matured succulent steaks to the Olde Cornish sausages, he plays an important role in the success of the pub. They also serve pheasant, venison and other game along with fresh seafood.

Children are not excluded: all of their meals are prepared from fresh ingredients too, ranging from mini Cornish fish and chips to stone-baked pizzas. A traditional roast carvery is served every Sunday with a choice of at least two delicious local meats, with interesting vegetarian options always available.

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Percy's

Percy's is a luxury country hotel and award winning restaurant set in the grounds of a Devon estate.

Percy's commitment is to only grow and source organically and to select the very best local suppliers. Much of the food comes from the estate itself, such as the lamb, pork, venison, rabbit, eggs, mushrooms, vegetables and herbs. There is also locally sourced fish and seafood.

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Lewtrenchard Manor

A Jacobean Manor tucked away in its own secret valley. The gardens and grounds at Lewtrenchard really are a sight to behold, the elevated setting of the house providing splendid views over them and the peaceful parkland beyond.

Extending over several acres, the glorious gardens feature streams and ponds, fountains and statuary, sunken lawns, a profusion of shrubs and a recently restored walled vegetable garden, where the chefs often gather fresh produce for their menus.

In the restaurant, diners are treated to a dining experience "that is without equal in the south west". Created by Chef Patron, Jason Hornbuckle (one to the UK's top, award-winning chefs) food is always meticulously prepared and beautifully presented.

The quality of the cuisine attracts many non-resident diners to the restaurant and the atmosphere is cheerful and relaxed.

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Rising Sun

The Rising Sun is a fine rural pub with an excellent, contemporary restaurant popular with locals and visitors alike.

Situated on the edge of the moor this homely 16th century pub offers great food and well kept beers. You can sit by the fire or take your drink outside for a game of boule on the purpose built boulodrome.

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L'Estuaire

Formally Nathan Outlaw's Black Pig, it has been taken over by Olivier and Emma, who have seamlessly carried on what was already a success.

They concentrate exclusively on French Style food and try whenever possible to source their ingredients and produce locally.

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Maltsters Arms

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Orchard

The Orchard has a very English menu but reworks the classic dishes with a modern twist. They pride themselves on making as much as possible in-house including all stocks, most of the bread, pasta, cakes, etc., and are passionate about what they do.

 

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Glasshouse

Glasshouse is a relaxed dining experience with home-cooked food where you can dine alfresco on the attractive patio and watch the world go by.

Go in for tea and cake or treat yourself to something from the lunchtime menu. In the evening they serve a selection of Tapas in comfortable seating areas before moving on to the evening menu which includes Italian cuisine and tempting traditional English dishes including fresh local seafood.

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Red Lion Hotel

Idyllic is the only way to describe the harbourside setting of this charming 18th century inn with the famous fishing village forming a spectacular backdrop. The relaxed atmosphere is an excellent place to switching off from the pressures of modern life as the harbour comes alive with the activities of local fishermen during the day. After a walk through the beautiful village, this is a great place to enjoy some great food.

 

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Mill House

The Mill House is situated on the North coast of Cornwall between the fishing villages of Port Isaac and Boscastle. Set in seven acres of it's own wooded valley and garden, the former 18th century corn mill now provides first-class food and board as a traditional Inn.

The Inn itself is a charming stone building with a bar and dining room which have real wood fires in winter.

The Mill House Inn offers great food and drink. Menus are changed regularly and concentrate on the use of the best fresh fish, meat, produce and other ingredients all sourced locally. Sharps local ales and a good wine list compliment the lunch and dinner menus.

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Bay View Inn

The friendly, family run hotel and award winning freehouse inn is superbly located overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The unrivalled, far reaching views of Widemouth Bay and its glorious sandy beaches and rolling surf will take your breath away as you gaze out to sea from the superb Beach Hut restaurant.

Enjoy the fabulous array of local produce used to create the menu. Each dish is cooked to perfection by their award winning team and can be served to you al fresco on the fabulous deck overlooking the bay, in the atmospheric bar or in the light and airy restaurant.

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Life's A Beach

A lovely restaurant set right on the beach at Summerleaze with a lovely relaxed atmosphere and well known for good seafood.

They use fresh local produce wherever possible. A great place to eat during the day too.

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Widemouth Manor

The Widemouth Manor Hotel is set within its own gardens and stands high up near the cliffs that overlook Widemouth Bay. The impressive manor has been extensively refurbished in 2010 and now offers high standards of dining and hospitality.

The hotel is stylishly decorated in cool shades of blue, reflecting its close proximity to the beach and offers fine dining in the elegant main restaurant which has its own bar. A more relaxed atmosphere can be enjoyed in the sports bar where you can watch live sport whilst enjoying a drink.

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Weir Bistro

Our new bistro and tea room looking out over the lake is now completed and open for business. The bistro is open for breakfast and throughout the day. In the evening the menu changes and we offer a choice of lovely locally produce which changes every day.

Your children are most welcome and will find plenty to do in the wildlife centre whilst you relax and catch up with friends and family. Informative displays, giant images and interactive screens will amuse and educate them about the terrestrial and marine wildlife in the local area whilst you can easily keep an eye on them from the comfort of your table or a comfy chair.

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Castle Heritage Centre

Formerly the home of Victorian inventor Sir Goldsworthy Gurney, The Castle is now a heritage centre with exhibition galleries, an archive with research facilities, an education room, shop and restaurant with breathtaking views to the breakwater, Chapel Rock and over Summerleaze Beach to the sea beyond.

 

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Bude-Stratton Museum

The museum is by Bude's canal near its historic sea lock. It is partly housed in what was once the Canal Company's smithy and the old forge is incorporated in its displays. Models, maps and pictures tell the story of the unique Bude Canal with its sea lock and incline planes.

Bude's maritime heritage is brought alive with a collection of photographs, shipwright's tools and objects salvaged from the many vessels which were wrecked along this treacherous coast during the days of sail.

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Tintagel Castle

For a magical day out in Cornwall, take the family to Tintagel Castle. Its wonderful location, set high on the rugged North Cornwall coast, offers dramatic views, and its fascinating ruins and stunning beach cafe make it a perfect day trip, ideal for those on holiday in Devon or Cornwall.

Tintagel Castle is steeped in legend and mystery; said to be the birthplace of King Arthur, you can still visit the nearby Merlin's Cave. The castle also features in the tale of Tristan and Isolde. With a history stretching as far back as the Romans, Tintagel Castle is one of the most iconic visitor attractions in the south west.

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Old Post Office

Nestling among the modern buildings of Tintagel high street, this unusual and atmospheric 14th-century yeoman's farmhouse, with a famously wavy roof, beckons the curious to explore. The name dates from the Victorian period when it briefly held a licence to be the letter-receiving station for the district.

 

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Prideaux Place

This stunningly beautiful Elizabethan manor house overlooks the picturesque fishing harbour of Padstow in North Cornwall.

When Peter and Elisabeth Prideaux-Brune arrived in 1988, a huge challenge lay before them. Today, you can see the fruits of this labour of love and be enchanted by Prideaux Place and the stories surrounding it.

The house combines traditional Elizabethan architecture with the 18th century exuberance of Strawberry Hill Gothic.

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Padstow Museum

This small but interesting museum is situated just 50 metres from the harbour.

Initially set up in 1971 by an enthusiastic group of local residents (headed by retired boat builder Bill Lindsey), it holds an interesting collection of artefacts giving an insight into the history of the Port of Padstow over the past two centuries.

Padstow is probably best known for its celebration of the coming of summer with it's Obby Oss festivities on the 1st May each year; this is well documented by the Museum.

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Japanese Garden

This Bonsai & Japanese Nursery contains a beautifully authentic and peaceful Japanese garden as well as stocking many Japanese plants and tools.

The garden contains ponds and bridges as well as a moss garden, a tea house and a zen garden with viewing house. There are many Japanese plant species including bamboo and acer.

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Trerice

An intimate Elizabethan manor and a Cornish gem, Trerice remains little changed by the advances in building fashions over the centuries, thanks to long periods under absentee owners. Today the renowned stillness and tranquillity of Trerice, much prized by visitors, is occasionally pierced by the curious lilts of Tudor music or shouts of excitement from the Bowling Green (surely you will want to try a game of kayling or slapcock?), bringing back some of the bustle and noise that must have typified its time as a busy manor house.

 

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Eden Project

The Eden Project is an exciting attraction where you can explore your relationship with nature, learn new things and get inspiration about the world around you. Here you will find the world's largest rainforest in captivity with steamy jungles and waterfalls as well as cutting-edge architecture and buildings. There are stunning garden displays all year round interspersed with world-class sculpture and art. In the evenings there are often concerts and in the winter an ice rink.

The educational centre has demonstrations to inspire all ages whilst in the restaurants and cafes there is brilliant local, fairly-traded food.

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Royal Cornwall Museum

Over the years generous benefactors have donated an amazing array of objects, broadening the collection so that it covers for example Egyptology (including the famous unwrapped mummy), fine art and world cultures, as well as classical Greek and Roman objects. The Rashleigh Gallery contains a world-famous collection of minerals, the core of which was amassed by Philip Rashleigh of Menabilly at the end of the 18th century. It includes the largest specimen of liroconite ever found, and a large gold nugget found at Perranarworthal. The Museum's decorative arts collection and old master drawings are also very strong.

 

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Truro Cathedral

Truro Cathedral was the first cathedral to be built on a new site since Salisbury was started in 1220. For over 650 years no one had attempted to emulate the great cathedral builders of the medieval era. A massive building project in the same architectural style as the medieval cathedral builders could only have been the vision of the Victorians. They adapted the classic pointed arches of the gothic style and used modern building techniques to create the wonderful building you see around you today.

 

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Penhallam

The low, grass-covered but complete ground-plan of a moated 13th century manor house, in a delightful woodland setting.

 

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Davidstow War Museum

The Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall at War Museum has a wide remit dedicated primarily to RAF Davidstow moor from its opening on 1st October 1942 until its closure at the end of 1945. It also covers all the other airfields along the North Cornwall coast, the Royal Navy in and around the county, the Army civilian services and the post-war period. There are also displays depicting the Royal Observer Corps (WWII and Cold War) and The Light Infantry.

 

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Launceston Castle

Set on a large natural mound, Launceston Castle dominates the surrounding landscape. Begun soon after the Norman Conquest, its focus is an unusual keep consisting of a 13th century round tower built by Richard, Earl of Cornwall, inside an earlier, circular shell-keep. The tower top is now reached via a dark internal staircase. The castle long remained a prison and George Fox, founder of the Quakers, suffered harsh confinement here in 1656. A display traces 1,000 years of history, with finds from site excavations.

 

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Lawrence House Museum

Lawrence House, Launceston, is a fine Georgian house built in 1753, located in a street which John Betjemen described as 'having the most perfect collection of 18th Century townhouses in Cornwall'. It is owned by the National Trust and leased to Launceston Town Council, who use it to house the town museum and as a civic centre.

 

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Pencarrow House

For nearly 500 years, Pencarrow has been the much-loved home of the Molesworth-St Aubyns, ever since John Molesworth arrived from Northamptonshire to become the Auditor for the Duchy of Cornwall and Queen Elizabeth I. Still owned by his descendants, Pencarrow is anything but a museum. Family photos, children's toys, hats on classical busts and pet dogs Oscar and Sambo bring this Cornish mansion alive and allow you a glimpse of what it's like to live surrounded by so much history.

 

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Old Mill Herbary

The Old Mill Herbary is located in an idyllic valley setting, with about 3 acres of semi-wild terraced gardens on a steep south facing bank. There are mature woodland walks interspersed with several islands and bridges alongside the unspoilt River camel, now a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and a Special Area of Conservation (SAC).

The mini arboretum of approximately 1.25 acres is planted with over 40 named unusual trees, in a small level meadow adjoining Helland Bridge, which is listed in "The Patent Rolls" of 1381.

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Bodmin Museum

Artefacts and information covering the town up till the end of World War II.

 

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Lanhydrock

Lanhydrock is the perfect country house and estate, with the feel of a wealthy but unpretentious family home. Follow in the footsteps of generations of the Robartes family, walking in the 17th-century Long Gallery among the rare book collection under the remarkable plasterwork ceiling.

After a devastating fire in 1881 the house was refurbished in the high-Victorian style, with the latest mod cons. Boasting the best in country-house design and planning, the kitchens, nurseries and servants' quarters offer a thrilling glimpse into life 'below stairs', while the spacious dining room and bedrooms are truly and deeply elegant.

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Restormel Castle

The great 13th century circular shell-keep of Restormel still encloses the principal rooms of the castle in remarkably good condition. It stands on an earlier Norman mound surrounded by a deep dry ditch, atop a high spur beside the River Fowey. Twice visited by the Black Prince, it finally saw action during the Civil War in 1644. It commands fantastic views and is a favourite picnic spot.

 

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Lostwithiel Museum

Situated in the old Corn Exchange, the museum contains a diverse collection of objects and photographs depicting life in Lostwithiel over the past two centuries.

 

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China Clay Museum

Set in 26 acres of woodland, nestling in the historic Ruddle Valley on the outskirts of St Austell, the China Clay Country Park provides a fascinating day out for all the family. The Park, now part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site, is set in the grounds of two former working china clay pits and provides visitors with a fascinating insight into china clay - how it was mined, what is was used for and what it meant for the families who lived in the area.

 

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Tregrehan Garden

Tregrehan has been home to the Carlyon family since 1565. Jovey Carlyon's passion for trees during the late 19th Century is evident in the towering specimens seen today. Beneath this canopy Gillian Carlyon's (1924-1987) renowned collection of camellias flourish. In quiet rebellion against this promiscuous genus, the botanical collection of the current 'gardener' (encumbered with the same passion as his forebears) requires an appreciation of the diversity of the world's flora. The 20 acre garden and magnificent green-house are at their floral peak in spring.

 

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Pinetum Park

With over 6000 labelled plants, Pinetum Park is a testament to the dedication and enthusiasm of amateur horticulturists Ray and Shirley Clemo a who travelled the world collecting seeds and plants to establish this remarkable Garden.

Naturalists will enjoy the wealth of wildlife that make the park their home; including permanent residents such as a pair of beautiful black swans.

Individual environs with unique flora and habitat combine to create visual treats at every turn. From the wide open 'Pinetum' with its amphitheatre arrangement of conifers and pines to the seclusion and intimacy of the Japanese Garden, Pinetum Park is a 'must see' for any keen or 'would be' horticulturist or plantsman.

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Lost Gardens of Heligan

Heligan, seat of the Tremayne family for more than 400 years, is one of the most mysterious estates in England.

At the end of the nineteenth century its thousand acres were at their zenith, but only a few years later bramble and ivy were already drawing a green veil over this "Sleeping Beauty". After decades of neglect, the devastating hurricane of 1990 should have consigned the Lost Gardens of Heligan to a footnote in history.

After years of painstaking and authentic restoration, today Heligan offers over 200 acres for exploration. Discover the Victorian Productive Gardens, the romantic Pleasure Grounds, lush sub-tropical jungle and the pioneering Wildlife Project.

The award-winning garden restoration is already internationally acclaimed; but the lease now extends into well over 200 acres of the Wider Estate, leaving the project far from complete. Heligan remains a living and working example of the best of past practice, offering public access into its working heart.

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Trewithen Gardens

An historic private estate internationally renowned for its collection of magnolias and camellias. Also boasting 24 'Champion Trees', woodland walks, 18th Century estate house, Tea Shop and highly prized plants from the on-site nursery.

 

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Caerhays

Most people know of Caerhays because of the Castle and Gardens but few realise just how big the estate is or how many different businesses operate within the Caerhays Estate.

Of course there is the Castle designed by John Nash at the start of the 19th century, there are the Gardens and parkland with the magnificent camellias and rhododendrons for which the estate is world famous and the National Magnolia Collection which has a home here.

But how many people also realise that there are also farm properties, commercial shooting, corporate and business facilities, film and photographic location opportunities, Burncoose Nurseries (our plant supply division), a wonderful family beach and a large working Home Farm with a magnificent pure bred herd of Saler cattle.

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Cotehele

A Tudor house with many stories and legends, festooned with tapestries and adorned with textiles, arms and armour, pewter, brass and old oak furniture; a magical experience where little has changed over the years. Outside, explore the formally planted terraces, or lose yourself in the Valley Garden, which includes a medieval stewpond and dovecote. Seek tranquillity in the Upper Garden or visit the two orchards planted with local apples and cherries. Cotehele Quay is the home of the restored Tamar sailing barge Shamrock and gateway to a wider estate. The Discovery Centre tells the story of the Tamar Valley.

 

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Hartland Forest

The undiscovered, unhurried, unbelievably beautiful, golf gem in North Devon with par 72 course, putting green, practice area, chipping green, shop and licensed bar.

 

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Ivyleaf Golf Course

Ivyleaf Golf Course between Bude and Kilkhampton, can surely claim, without fear of contradiction, to have the finest view of any 9 hole course in Cornwall. Its hilltop situation set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty overlooks an incredible vista of the North Cornwall coast.

The course attracts and growing clientele of golfers of all ages and abilities. It is an ideal beginner's course but many single handicaps can also enjoy a challenging game.

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Holsworthy Golf Course

Holsworthy Golf Course is a an extremely friendly and welcoming club in North Devon with a challenging 18 hole course in a parkland layout first established in 1937. There a restaurant, licensed bar and pro shop.

 

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Bude & North Cornwall Golf Course

Bude & North Cornwall Golf Club, surrounded by the town and the sea, is a challenging 18 hole links course established in 1891. It is located in the centre of Bude, on the scenic Cornwall coast, close to the border with Devon.

Excellent drainage enables the course to be playable throughout the year off regular tees and greens, making it one of Cornwall's finest golf courses. Visitors and societies are made welcome at the club which is within walking distance of the town centre, beaches, canal and coastal path. The excellent bar and restaurant are open all year.

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Bowood Park Golf Course

Set in 230 acres of rolling hills and woodland (designated an area of Special Landscape Value), the Bowood Park Hotel & Golf Club once formed part of a 13th century deer park owned by the Black Prince.

Winner of Golf Monthly Magazines Gold Course Award for the western region, Bowood is now one of the most outstanding of all Cornwall's golf courses. The fine dining restaurant serves a wide range of international cuisine which has earned an RAC Dining Award and the lounge bar, with its extensive stock of wines and malt whiskeys and late-night opening, is spacious and comfortably furnished with ample chairs and sofas.

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St Enodoc Golf Course

Ranked 55th in the World for 2009 by Golf Digest for courses outside the United States St.Enodoc has one of the finest links golf courses in the South West of England with everything you would expect from a James Braid design: undulating fairways, firm greens, some blind shots and all with the added bonus of some of the greatest sea and estuary views on any course in the world.

With its hilly terrain no two holes are the same; it may not be long by today's standards but it's tight, with punishing rough and so requires courage and accuracy. Any visitor who plays to their handicap here can leave feeling that they have done really well.

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Trevose Golf Course

At Trevose there are challenges and enjoyment for every golfer as each of the three courses blend effortlessly into the natural and unique landscape. The experience of playing here is enhanced by the North Cornish coastline with stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean, wide sandy beaches and dramatic cliffs.

The focal point of the Club House is a well furnished air conditioned bar which overlooks the putting green and the first and eighteenth fairways and further out to sea. All visiting golfers are considered members for the day. There is also a restaurant where the chefs and staff give a first class service with imaginative dishes that are equal to any top restaurant. The ingredients are all sourced locally and due to the close proximity of the ocean, seafood features on many of the menus.

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Lanhydrock Golf Course

The acclaimed Lanhydrock Hotel and Golf Club is located in the heart of Cornwall on the outskirts of the old county town of Bodmin. Owned and managed by the Bond Family, who created the Jack Nicklaus Golf Course at St Mellion, Lanhydrock provides a beautiful 18 hole golf course set in mature parkland.

From the 1st hole, players are at once excited and enthralled. A short par four provides the option for a gentle lay up to the generous landing area, or do you take on the water with the opportunity of a birdie or eagle?

Only another 17 holes to entice, tease and reward.

The golf course also boasts a family owned restaurant.

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Cheeky Monkey Boat Trips

Trips of various lengths both out to sea or down the river. You can book the Cheeky Monkey on 01237 476191. She sails during the summer (up to 31st October)

 

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MS Oldenburg Boat Trips

Enjoy a day trip to Lundy island aboard this graceful boat. The trip takes two hours each way and costs around £75 for a family of four. The boat is very comfortable with a bar and small buffet too.

 

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South West Extreme

As well as boarding and biking, SW Extreme is the hub of all North Devon extreme sports such as kayaking, coasteering, surfing, a 35ft high ropes course and climbing wall.

SW Extreme's tracks have been designed by riders, for riders, so everyone and all abilities will find something to enjoy.

The centre is adjacent to one of Devon's top family attractions The BIG Sheep. The co-location of these two attractions means there's something for the whole family to enjoy.

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Atlantic Pursuits

Atlantic Pursuits offer an action-packed programme of outdoor activities for anyone, of any age and no previous experience is needed!

Activities we offer include, kayaking, Canadian canoeing, boogie boarding and surfing.

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Adventure International

Adventure International is a multi-activity centre that has been running since 1979. It is set in the heart of Bude overlooking some of Britain's most spectacular and rugged coastline.

The Centre was originally the Grenville Hotel built in 1909, its refurbishment and conversion to a multi-activity centre has given a new lease of life to one of Bude's most historic and prominent buildings.

The position of the Centre overlooking the sea, river, canal (and with an impressive 140 foot abseil only a short stroll along the cliffs) means that virtually all of the activities take place either on site or only a stone's throw away.

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Efford Down Riding School

At Efford Down Stables the trekking is all off road on the 100 acre farm including "Efford down". With fantastic views along the coastline, the town and surrounding countryside, the experienced friendly escorts guide you on an enjoyable hack amidst some of Cornwall's most stunning scenery. There is no better way of getting out there and enjoying it than on horseback.

 

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Raven Surf School

Learn to surf with former English, British, and European surfing champion Mike Raven!

Raven surf school is regarded as one of the top Surf schools in Cornwall and the UK. It has recently been awarded "Centre of Excellence" status by the British Surfing Association and provides very high quality surf lessons in Cornwall to all levels.

Teaching is only in small groups with an emphasis on quality and a friendly learning environment on beautiful beaches in North Cornwall.

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Outdoor Adventure

Rich and the team offer an amazing range of activities - have a look at the website. My daughter spent a lovely day here and keeps asking to return.

 

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Lakefield Equestrian Centre

Lakefield Equestrian Centre is a BHS (British Horse Society) and RDA (Riding for the Disabled Association) approved centre offering full equestrian facilities and catering for all abilities, from complete beginner to the more advanced rider.

Facilites include indoor school, outdoor school, show jumping paddock and cross-country course. All teaching is by BHS qualified instruction.

Both farm rides (short rides around the site) and good off-road hacks are offered.

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Cornish Coast Adventures

Cornish Coast Adventures is based above Port Quin, across the Valley from Port Isaac. The farm has been in the family for 4 generations and has great access to the cliffs above Port Quin and Lundy Bay. All this gives a truly unique combination of experience and local knowledge to the guides who will take you sea kayaking and coasteering. As well as the dramatic coastline, you can see huge caves and even shipwrecks on some tides.

All members of the CCA team are qualified first-aiders and hold the national governing body award for the activity they instruct.

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Cornish Rock Tors

Cornish Rock Tors is an adventure sports company based in Polzeath specialising in coasteering, sea kayaking, rock climbing and powerboat tours. Set up in 2006 by two friends with a passion for extreme adventure activities, Cornish Rock Tors is now a thriving outdoor centre.

Tailor-made adventure packages are available for complete beginners all the way through to seasoned adrenaline junkies, from half day trips to multiple day courses in rock climbing, coasteering and sea kayaking.

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Camel Ski School

The Camel Ski School, is situated in the picturesque Camel Estuary in Rock. The estuary provides fantastic water skiing conditions with wind shelter from most directions. The school is fully equipped to cater for all standards of skiing and wakeboarding.

All instructors are fully qualified and sympathetic for your individual needs and the school is affiliated to the British Water Ski Federation.

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Camel Trail

This lovely walking and cycle path links the town of Pastow, Wadebridge and Bodmin. The Wadebridge-Padstow section is the most popular with plenty of bike hire shops in Wadebridge. Enjoy incredible views across the estuary. Keep an eye out for the most amazing birdlife.

 

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Back of Beyond Adventures

Operating as a mobile outdoor education and adventure centre since 2005, Back of Beyond Adventures offers a range of outdoor activities and first aid courses professionally delivered across England, Wales and Europe.

Recognised as leaders of adventure activities and outdoor education, all of the instructors are widely experienced and hold National Governing Body Awards in the activities they lead.

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Adventure Centre

Whether you want to experience the thrill of an adventure activity or organise a group day out, The Adventure Centre is the place for you. The Adventure Centre operates an exciting range of extreme sports and activities, as well as training courses.

Choose from surfing, coasteering, rock climbing, abseiling, kite boarding, mountain biking and much, much more. There are activities and extreme sports to suit all ages and there are also special, fun packages for children as well as special relaxation treatments.

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Atlantic Diver

Diving from Newquay has been in the main kept a secret until recently because the few that have experienced it have wanted to keep it to themselves however with the introduction of mixed-gas diving and the greater depths to which divers want to go this is now becoming more well known as a "new diving centre", giving all the traditional ingredients of great diving with the additional benefit of superb visability.

 

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Survival Laser/Paintball

Survival Paintball - the biggest & best paintball site in the South West!

Twenty years of on-site gaming means that at Survival Paintball there's a wealth of hi-adrenaline games, scenarios and challenges.

You'll be tested to the max in the field: 20 acres of woodland in which to creep, crawl, run, shout, dive, duck and have a thoroughly amazing time playing Survival Paintball.

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Southdown Zorbing

Have a ball - literally!! Try the whackiest experince ever... Sweeping in from New Zealand, Zorb Balling is the lastest craze for thrill seekers - safe, fun and exhilerating Zorbing is one fun way to get down a hill. All you do then is roll down a hill inside it

 

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Gooseham Barton Riding School

At Gooseham Barton there are a selection of happy, well behaved horses and ponies, from Shetlands to cobs and thoroughbreds, suitable for all ages and abilities on which you can enjoy a ride through beautiful unspoilt countryside, leafy lanes, wooded valleys and bridle paths with stunning views of the coast and Lundy Island.

 

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Tiverton Canal Company

This historic 11 mile stretch of The Grand Western Canal that you see today is quiet and unspoilt and is now a Country Park and Local Nature reserve owned and managed by Devon County Council with free access all year round.

Indulge your senses and relax on the rare horse-drawn barge, now one of only 4 in Great Britain. There's also day boat hire as well as rowing boats & Canadian canoes which are great fun for all the family.

Afterwards you can relax in The Ducks Ditty Floating Cafe Bar or browse the canal side gift shop.

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Ivyleaf Mountainboarding

The track at Ivyleaf is ideal for both beginners (age 8 up) and experts alike, with jumps & rails of varying difficulties depending upon your mountainboard experience. If you're only just starting out their on-site instructors can give you all of the training you need to get you on your feet and off down the slopes.

 

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Roadford Lake

With over 730 acres of water, Roadford Lake is a spectacular lake set on the edge of Dartmoor between Okehampton and Launceston. On the southern bank you will find the Lakeside cafe and Function Suite which includes a Visitor Centre. Visitors to this side of the lake can enjoy miles of footpaths and a cycleway.

Across the water is the Outdoor and Active Centre offering brown trout angling, sailing, windsurfing, rowing, kayaking and camping. Instructors are on hand for tuition, self launch and hire.

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Cornish Sea Tours

What better way to explore the awe inspiring coastal scenery and wildlife of North Cornwall than by powerboat? The boat is a 6.3m RIB based at Rock on the Camel Estuary just over the river from Padstow.

We run boat trips to various locations from Rock out towards Newquay or Bude and regularly see wildlife such as Basking Sharks, Dolphins, Seals, Sun Fish and all sorts of sea birds including puffins. We carry several pairs of binoculars on board so you can see them all up close.

Your skipper holds a Commercially Endorsed Advanced Powerboat Certificate, is a trained Zoologist and a very keen naturalist.

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Canoe Tamar

Take a journey from the historic Quay at Cotehele up river, past the village of Calstock and into the wilds of the upper tidal limits.

Experience the delight of gliding in a silent boat in some of the most beautiful scenery in England, past steeply sloping woodland, old quays, mine chimneys, farms and boatyards.

Learn to manoeuvre your own Canadian canoe in complete safety, travelling at your speed on a gently flowing river with a qualified guide.

Enjoy the river's bird life, heron, water fowl and kingfisher, see a salmon leaping, perhaps a seal or an otter.

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Flowrider

By generating a thin sheet of water, no more than 3 inches deep, that flows over a stationary wave, you can carve & turn, ride up & slide down the simulated wave surface at the FlowRider™ Cornwall. The FlowRider™ Cornwall at The Loop gives you the experience of surfing, skateboarding & snowboarding in a self-contained & safe environment.

 

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Adrenalin Quarry

The Zip is the UK's Longest Zip Wire, hurling you over the flooded quarry at speeds that'll get your heart pumping. There's nothing like it anywhere in the UK and it's suitable for all ages.

 

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Putsborough

Pretty good peaks. Good rip along cliff when big.

 

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Croyde

Can be great banks and swell is usually better due to west facing position. Can pack some power, especially on low tide. A-frame barrels at low tide. Less shape at other times but still very good. Very consistent but often crowded.

 

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Saunton Sands

A good beach for beginners especially. Slow to break. Sheltered from North Westerly winds.

 

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Westward Ho!

Can be pretty good for beginners. Not too strong. Fewer crowds than Croyde. Car park by the beach.

 

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Sandymouth

Not for beginners. Works best with light easterlies. Banks move about a lot. Very strong rips in swell over 5 foot. Can be lovely and clean when the banks are right. Car park.

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Northcott

Not for beginners unless small. Some nice strong waves at times.

 

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Crooklets

Works on all tides. Care with rips at low tide if a decent size. Rocks at North End throw a good right at low tide.

 

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Summerleaze

Often works at mid-high when elsewhere is blown out due to protection from harbour. Left off Barrel Rock at low tide. Right breaks at mid-high. Watch the rips at low tide.

 

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Widemouth

A big beach with plenty of room to surf - especially when the wave is big enough to keep the learners in the foamies. Mostly sandbar peaks with some reef peaks. Almost always something to ride but seldom top class. Beware submerged rocks mostly at both ends. Usually best on the push.

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Black Rock

Like Widemouth next door this beach has a mixture of sandbar and reef breaks. How good depends on where the bars are on that day.

 

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Millook

Experienced surfers only - only works when its too big for me. Careful of the rocks!

 

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Crackington Haven

A good spot to look at when the North wind bloweth - especially when it is big. Works best mid-tide up. Usually a couple of feet smaller than Widemouth. Struggles to break unless a decent size.

 

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Trebarwith

Low tide beach break. Also some powerful waves at higher tides for non-beginners.

 

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Polzeath

Lovely for learners when small-medium. Nice punch when a bit bigger yet pretty forgiving. Good rip to get out on. Crowded in the summer. Works on all tides. Right break off the point when big enough.

 

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Harlyn Bay

North facing. Good when plenty of swell on a southerly wind. Good shelter from storm winds.

 

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