A Place to Stay in Padstow
If you mention places in Cornwall Padstow definitely comes to mind. This little harbour town attracts many visitors every year and has no shortage of things to do. Helping to put Padstow on the map is of course Rick Stein and his culinary prowess. Turn pretty much any corner and you will find a Stein's patisserie, seafood restaurant, fish and chips or cooking school! Definitely worth sampling on your Cornish holiday.
The harbour is the place to be, watch the wildlife across the estuary as the fishing boats bob up and down. With a real variety of independent and high street shops, cosy pubs and delicious restaurants, Padstow doesn't disappoint.
Of course Padstow is also famous for being the end (or the beginning) of the Camel Trail. Once a railway line this flat route winds its way through countryside with woodland and estuary views. There are plenty of places where you can rent bikes and coast along this beautiful route.
There are beaches galore are on your doorstep. Take the ferry or the water taxi across the water to Rock, walk the Southwest Coastal Path and great destinations like Polzeath (ideal for surfing), and Dammer Bay await you.
For boat trips head to the harbour, Wavehunters offer sea safaris where you can take in the stunning marine life and spot seals, puffins and dolphins!
With events throughout the year, Padstow still offers plenty for the visitor, and Armsyde is the perfect place to lay your head after a busy day holidaying!