Camelford Holiday Cottages

Although it may be lesser-known than some of Cornwall's more famous destinations, such as St. Ives or Padstow, the quaint market town of Camelford has plenty to offer. One of the main attractions is its proximity to the stunning Cornwall coastline. The town is just a short drive from some of Cornwall's most beautiful beaches, such as Trebarwith Strand and Polzeath. Spend your days exploring the rugged coastline, swimming in the sea, or simply soaking up the sun on sandy beaches. Explore the remains of a 6th-century Celtic monastery at the nearby Slaughterbridge, or visit the 13th-century St. Juliot's Church, which was once home to the writer Thomas Hardy. For those seeking a peaceful and picturesque holiday in Cornwall look no further than our hand-picked selection of Camelford holiday cottages.

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Inspiration of things to see and do in our holiday cottages in Camelford

Camelford offers a fascinating mix of history, access to natural landscapes, outdoor activities, and a relaxed atmosphere, making it an appealing destination for those interested in exploring Cornwall's cultural and natural heritage. Within reach are attractions like Tintagel Castle, associated with the legend of King Arthur, and the picturesque villages of Boscastle and Port Isaac, known for their charm and coastal beauty. If you are having trouble deciding where to stay, why not choose a location on the border between Cornwall and Devon? Positioned as the 'Gateway to Cornwall', Saltash serves as a convenient entry point for exploring both Cornwall and Devon, offering easy access to nearby attractions. Check out our Saltash cottages for more inspiration. With a wide selection of cottages in Cornwall, we have the ideal holiday home for you.

Here are the top 5 things to see and do from our holiday cottages in Camelford:

Historical Significance

Camelford is steeped in history, known as the legendary site of the Battle of Camlann, associated with King Arthur. The town's rich heritage is evident in its medieval buildings, including the beautiful parish church, St. Julitta's, and the nearby Arthurian sites like Slaughterbridge.

Gateway to Bodmin Moor

Positioned near Bodmin Moor, Camelford serves as an excellent base for exploring this rugged and scenic area. The moor offers captivating landscapes, ancient ruins, and outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, and wildlife spotting.

Natural Beauty

Surrounded by picturesque countryside, Camelford provides access to stunning landscapes, including river valleys and rolling hills. The nearby Roughtor and Brown Willy, the highest points in Cornwall, offer breathtaking views for outdoor enthusiasts.

Walking Trails

The town is situated along the Camel Trail, a former railway line transformed into a scenic walking and cycling route. Visitors can explore this picturesque trail, enjoying the beauty of the River Camel and the surrounding countryside.

Local Culture and Events

Camelford hosts various events and festivals throughout the year, celebrating local culture, arts, and traditions. These events often showcase the town's vibrant community spirit.

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