EXPLORE THE BEACHES
This popular surf spot is a massive stretch of more than half a mile of glorious, sandy beach backed by dunes. Named after Saint Constantine, a 6th-centry Cornish saint, the area was a favourite holiday location for Margaret Thatcher. One great thing about Constantine even in the peek of summer it never feels crowded.
Considered one of the best family beaches in Cornwall, Harlyn is a wide crescent shaped bay on the eastern side of Trevose Head, west of Padstow. Wonderfully safe and a great place for novice surfers to master the waves.
To the south of Trevose Head, Trevone is a golden sandy beach with lots of alcoves to sit and watch away the day. Surrounded by high cliffs and big rocky ledges, there's even a natural swimming pool at low tide.
A Lovely clean beach which is fairly narrow with a long sandy bay at low tide, Treyarnon has loads to interest the young and old thanks to is surrounding rock pools and fascinating marine life.
A pleasant family beach with plenty of sand at low tide and some sand dunes. Parking and toilets are close to the beach at Porthcothan
A picturesque and pleasant sandy beach. Unfortunately there are no facilities and no parking at Mother Iveys Bay
A wide sandy beach with many rock pools and popular with surfers. Park at Treyarnon Bay or Constantine Bay and walk the coast path to Boobys Bay.
Please find below some information about the local area that we have put together for you.
EXPLORE THE TOWNS
Padstow is a charming working fishing port surrounded by glorious sandy beaches, at the head of the Camel River. Watching the everyday ebb and flow of harbour life is a perfect way to spend a day. This foodie destination with popular eateries such as Rick Stein’s Seafood Restaurant, is the start and end point for the Camel Cycle Trail and a good base for water sports.
Located just inland on the Camel River estuary and once famous as a centre for wool production, Wadebridge is now a lively hub of the north coast. It’s the starting point for the most popular stretch of the Camel Cycle Trail. The town also provides a stop off point for visitors heading for the North coast, famous for big surf and beaches. Here you’ll find all you need for a picnic, tonight’s dinner or something chic for the beach as the streets are full of independent shops and boutiques.
Newquay, one of the nation's favourite seaside towns, exudes the laid back atmosphere you would expect from a town perched on Cornwall's Atlantic cliffs and bordered by 7 miles of glorious golden sandy beaches. It's a place where all the family gets to relax and enjoy a proper holiday - toes in the sand, ice-cream in hand. There's a different beach for every day of the week and glorious open spaces looking out to sea. The town manages to be both trendy and yet remains a great family resort - all wrapped up in the most fantastic coastal scenery
EXPLORE THE ATTRACTIONS
Running through both a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and a Special Area of Conservation (SAC) the Camel Trail is an 18 mile largely traffic free, surfaced and virtually level multi use trail which passes through some of the most spectacular countryside in the south west.
Dubbed the Eighth Wonder of the World by some, Eden is a dramatic global garden housed in tropical biomes that nestle in a crater the size of 30 football pitches.
Bodmin Jail is steeped in both social and architectural history, offers guests an amazing insight into Cornish penal life over the centuries.
GO KART TRACK
Cornwalls largest fastest outdoor 1300m Go-Kart Track. Home of the Thunderkarts. Karts from 3 years old to as old as you feel! Just outside Newquay.