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NORTH CORNWALL BETWEEN WATERGATE BAY & PADSTOW OVERLOOKING PORTHCOTHAN BAY

Location

Porthcothan House is in a prime position on the North Coast of Cornwall, mid-way between Watergate Bay and Padstow, by the coast road leading to Porthcothan Bay. Getting there is easy and the options of making the most of your holiday are limitless.

It is 600 yds from Porthcothan beach, one of 7 beautiful bays and beaches in the area known as the ‘7 Bays for 7 days’, and ideal for swimming, surfing and crabbing. Trevose Golf Club is 2 miles away, Padstow 5 and there are activities of every kind, spectacular walks along the Coast Path, lots of places to visit and some of the best pubs and restaurants in Cornwall – all within walking distance or a short drive.

EASY TO GET TO – EVEN BY AIR

Getting There

By Car

From Junction 31 of the M5 (Exeter) take the A30 for Bodmin. After 60 miles take the A389 to Bodmin, Wadebridge and Padstow. In Padstow take the B3276 for Newquay, go through St Merryn and after 2 miles you reach Porthcothan.

By Rail

Bodmin Parkway is 4 hours by train from London Paddington and 45 minutes by car from the house.

By Air

Newquay Airport is 15 minutes by car from the house. Flights from/to Gatwick (all year round) and other destinations.

OPTIONS ARE LIMITLESS FOR ALL AGES

Explore The Area

When it comes to making the most of your holiday your options are limitless.

Porthcothan beach is only 600 yds away, a sandy sheltered bay with lots of rock pools – ideal for swimming, surfing and crabbing with bucket and spade – and there are at least 7 other sandy beaches within four miles.

Activities of every kind are nearby: surfing, golf and tennis at Trevose Golf Club (2 miles), sailing in the Camel Estuary, fishing, horse riding – even coasteering and extreme sports at Watergate.

Walks along the Coast Path from Bedruthan Steps to Padstow via Trevose Head Lighthouse pass rugged cliffs, hidden coves, the 7 Bays and timeless views of the coast and Atlantic. The Camel Trail from Padstow beside the estuary to Wadebridge and on to Bodmin Moor is another favourite – either on foot or bicycle.

The Eden Project, Tate St Ives and Cornwall’s gardens and heritage sites such as St Michael’s Mount, Tintagel Castle, Lost Gardens of Heligan and Lanhydrock are readily accessible and there are lots of other things to do and see.

Cornwall is renowned for its good food and there are several first class pubs and restaurants nearby to suit all tastes and ages.

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