St Columb Major is ideally situated just a few miles from the beautiful north Cornish coast. Perfectly located for a traditional family summer holiday or a cosy romantic getaway, this charming market town has plenty to offer its visitors and it is the perfect base from which to explore this gorgeous part of the world.
Just seven miles away is the picture-perfect resort of Newquay, with its golden beaches, fabulous restaurants and bars, buzzing shopping streets and zoo. The quintessentially Cornish fishing village of Padstow is also close by and is a great place for boat trips, exhilarating speedboat rides or to simply sit in one of the many excellent cafes on the harbour side and watch the world go by.
If you enjoy walking, you will find yourself in heaven in north Cornwall. This stretch of the south-west coastal path is one of the most beautiful routes in the UK as it twists and turns along the cliff tops overlooking the Atlantic, past pretty, rock-pool-strewn coves and some of the best beaches in the region. Nearby Polzeath is one of the world's most famous surfing destinations.
There is something for everyone in the area around St Columb Major. World-famous gardens and stately homes sit alongside a number of scenic golf courses in the lush green landscape. The adventure park at Cornwall's Crealy is a dream come true for kids of all ages, with its great selection of rides and farm animals just waiting to be befriended.
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