St Pirans Padstow Cornwall
Things to do

The North Cornish Coast offers rugged coasts, sandy beaches, quiet coves and fabulous walks, with the opportunity to fish, sail, play golf, and enjoy water sports, topped off with plus a wide selection of pubs, restaurants and shops.

Padstow is a great place to meander, with its picturesque harbour, colourful buildings and narrow streets. Historically the town was a very busy commercial fishing village, but now and offers a wide range of holiday activities to suit all ages.
The town is well known for its connection with Rick Stein with his world famous Seafood Restaurant. He now has several other eateries in the town including his own Fish and Chip shop, a delicatessan and if you fancy learning new skills, a cookery school. There is a wide array of other places to eat, catering for all tastes and pockets and a trip wouldn’t be complete without sampling a local pasty.
Activities available from the harbour include high-powered speedboat trips, a more leisurely cruise aboard the ‘Jubilee Queen’, a ferry trip across to Rock (and visit St Enodoc church where Sir John Betjeman is buried), or family fishing trips.
Prideaux Place overlooks the town and was built in 1585 by Sir Nicholas Prideaux. The house is set within sixty acres of ground which includes twenty-two acres of deer park situated opposite the house.
Further afield, the amazing biomes and tropical gardens of the Eden Project are only 15 miles away and nearby there is also Pencarrow House, a number of National Trust's properties and the Lost Gardens of Heligan.

For the more active:

Golf: St Enodoc and Trevose golf clubs are open to visitors and are renowned for their challenging and scenic links courses.

Surfing: A wide choice of beaches with lessons available at Harlyn Surf School.

Cycling: The Camel Trail offers a traffic free route along the delightful Camel Estuary. Bike hire is available at a number of locations.

Sailing: The local sailing club has a variety of boats for hire.

Walking: The coastal path offers tremendous views and varied scenery. Padstow is also the starting point for the Saints Way to Fowey, a 30 mile medieval travelers route used to avoid the sea journey round Lands End.
And finally, beaches galore to suit all tastes.

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