Padstow Cottages

This charming fishing town located on the north coast of Cornwall entices holidaymakers for so many reasons. Its scenic harbour, surrounded by pastel-coloured cottages, creates a postcard-perfect setting. Whether you're a food lover, history enthusiast, nature seeker, or simply someone looking to unwind in a picturesque coastal town, Padstow promises an unforgettable holiday. When you book a self-catering cottage in Padstow you dictate the pace of your holiday. Food lovers flock to Padstow for its culinary delights, thanks to the influence of celebrity chef Rick Stein, whose restaurants showcase the region's fresh seafood. The town's vibrant food scene offers an array of dining experiences, from fine dining to casual fish and chips by the sea. If you're after a relaxed Cornish holiday experience then this is the place for you. So pack your bags and head off for some much-needed me time in one of our Padstow cottages.

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

Padstow serves as a great base for exploring the picturesque Camel Estuary, cycling along the Camel Trail, or simply enjoying the coastal walks and nearby sandy beaches, before heading back to your holiday cottage in Padstow. If you're after coastal charm, and magnificent scenic walks packaged within a quaint atmosphere then check out our Polperro holiday cottages. Both come with an abundance of traditional Cornish atmosphere, a perfect respite from the hustle of city life. With a wide selection of Cornwall cottages on offer, we have the ideal holiday home for you.

Stuck for inspiration on where to go? Here are our top 5 tips on things to see and do whilst staying in our Padstow holiday cottages.

Padstow Harbour - the heart of Padstow

The bustling harbour is the heart of Padstow, with fishing boats bobbing in the water and a lively atmosphere. Watch the comings and goings of the boats, sample fresh seafood from the local fishmongers, and enjoy panoramic views of the Camel Estuary.

Rick Stein's Seafood Restaurants- a foodies heaven

Padstow is famous for its culinary scene, largely thanks to the influence of renowned chef Rick Stein. Indulge in a gastronomic experience at one of his seafood restaurants, savouring the flavours of the local catch.

Take a tour of St. Petroc's Church

Visit the historic St. Petroc's Church, a beautiful 13th-century parish church with a peaceful and serene atmosphere. Admire the intricate stained glass windows and explore the churchyard, which offers panoramic views of Padstow.

Walk the Camel Trail

Embark on a scenic walk or cycle along the Camel Trail, a picturesque path that follows the route of the old railway line. Enjoy the stunning views of the estuary and surrounding countryside as you make your way towards Wadebridge or beyond.

Prideaux Place, a perfect place to escape to

Explore Prideaux Place, a magnificent Elizabethan manor house overlooking the town. Take a guided tour of the house, stroll through the beautiful gardens, and learn about its fascinating history.

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