The Local Area

What’s Nearby?

Whether you want to explore at a leisurely pace and soak up the stunning scenery, or seek out adrenaline-fuelled adventures, however you fancy spending your days with us, you’ll be spoilt for choice, and all within easy reach.

Surf & Sand

With seven gorgeous beaches close by, you can while away the days rock-pooling, sandcastle-building, boogie-boarding and surfing. There are several excellent surf schools and hire shops in the area such as Constantine Bay Surf School and waves to suit all abilities, making Treyarnon Bay the perfect location for a holiday in Cornwall.


For walkers, we’re right on the stunning South West Coast Path, so you can be from your cottage to the path in about 5 minutes walk.


Trevose Golf & Country Club is just a few minutes away, and with three courses to choose from you can tee off with a glorious Atlantic backdrop..



The Camel Trail offers 17 miles of mostly level and traffic-free track that runs from Padstow to Wenford Bridge, via Wadebridge and Bodmin. You can rent bikes from Padstow Cycle Hire. For cycling further afield, Go By Cycle can deliver bikes to you anywhere in Cornwall, or if you prefer four legs, you can go horse riding at Tresallyn Farm next to us in St Merryn.


North Cornwall is fast becoming known for its incredible food. Jamie Oliver, Nathan Outlaw and Rick Stein all have restaurants nearby, and you can even learn how to cook Rick’s recipes at his Cookery School in Padstow. Plus there are numerous local eateries nearby,including Barnecutts Bakery in St. Merryn and Roskillys Ice Cream in Padstow (their Cornish Cream Tea ice cream is our favourite!)


Immerse yourself in lush gardens and historic houses set amongst some of Cornwall’s most stunning scenery The Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, St Michael’s Mount and over 30 National Trust properties are all within driving distance and there’s loads more. Check out Visit Cornwall’s Things to Do section for a full list of attractions and activities, and their What’s On page for upcoming events.

Places of Interest

Trevose Golf & Country Club

Constantine Bay Surf School

Tresallyn Riding Stables

Padstow Cycle Hire

Eden Project

Lost Gardens of Heligan

St Michael’s Mount

Treyarnon Bay Farm Cottages