Sunday, 30 July 2017


Famous for it's enormous working harbour and amazing coastal views, Padstow is an absolute must see for anyone visiting Cornwall.

It is popular not only for it's views, but also for it's walking trails, cycling routes and even its water sports! So there is always something to do when you come to Padstow.

And if being active is not your thing, you could spend your day working your way around the incredible restaurants, pubs and cafe's that decorate Padstow. There are so many to choose from you could be there for ages trying to narrow it down.

Padstow is famous for it's food, with the world Famous Rick Stein's Seafood Restaurant, and even his seafood school housed in Padstow, it is where good food is born. And the Padstow Christmas festival attracts people from all over the country to see the top chefs and taste the incredible food on offer at the Christmas market.

The beach in Padstow is huge and with such a lovely walk on the way and way back (there is more than one way to go so make sure you don't get lost!) it's definitely worth taking a trip down there.

You can take a boat ride around Padstow harbour in a touring boat, or if you are feeling brave, a speedboat! It will give you the chance to see the whole place from another perspective.

There are events going on all the time in Padstow, which is one of the reasons it is always so busy! When we visited (on my birthday) we were lucky enough to see the amazingly talented Roche Brass Band playing, I particularly enjoyed their James Bond medley.

As Padstow is busy, parking isn't always easy, but I can definitely recommend the park and ride. £4 per car for all day parking with a free bus to and from the main car park. Worth every penny as trying to walk back up would have been a nightmare.

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