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Padstow, North Cornwall

Padstow is a beautiful and charming town with plenty to offer all visitors. Whether you love outdoor activities, wonderful food, or history & culture, there is something for everyone in this lovely part of Cornwall. Atlantic Bays Holiday Park is situated in St. Merryn, and perfectly placed to take advantage of all that Padstow and North Cornwall has to offer.

Things to Do in Padstow

There is so much for the whole family to do in Padstow. From sunbathing on our glorious beaches to surfing the waves, or ambling through the town’s artisan shopping streets and harbour – and all a stone’s throw from Atlantic Bays Holiday Park.

  • Beautiful beaches and surfing
  • World renowned seafood restaurants
  • Stunning coastal walks and scenery
  • Padstow's historic harbour

However you decide to spend your time, you will find Padstow and North Cornwall has an abundance of experiences to offer.

View Our Top 10 Things To Do In Padstow

Dining Out

Whether you are fancying a freshly made fish supper, or a fine-dining experience Padstow has something to offer. The town has an excellent dining scene and world-famous chef, Rick Stein, has four fantastic eateries in the region. Padstow boasts:

  • World class seafood restaurants (including a Michelin starred establishment)
  • Gastro pubs galore
  • Plenty of Cafés offering traditional Cornish fayre
  • Fish supper diners and take-away services

Wherever you choose to eat you can be sure of a warm welcome and an excellent dining experience.

View Our Top 5 Recommended Places to Dine

Beaches & Surfing

The North Cornwall Coast is blessed with some of the most spectacular and beautiful beaches in the UK, and most of these are easily accessible from Atlantic Bays and Padstow. Whether you are looking for rockpools and caves to explore with the children or a surfing and windsurfing experience, we have it all within touching distance:

  • Family fun beaches for exploring, or sunbathing
  • Surfing & windsurfing for every level of surfer
  • Surfing & windsurfing schools and equipment hire
  • Shops & dining

View our top 5 beach recommendations to get you started.

View Our Top 5 Beach Recommendations

Walking in North Cornwall

North Cornwall boast some of the most beautiful and interesting places to walk in the Cornish peninsula, indeed the whole of the UK. Whether a coastal path walk around Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps or a walk along the Camel Trail you are in for a treat; and all at your own pace. There are plenty of places to stop and refuel with cafés and award-winning pubs. Notable walks:

  • Carnewas & Bedruthan Steps
  • The Camel Trail
  • Tintagel’s Slate Coast
  • Bodmin Moor

View our top 10 walk recommendations in North Cornwall.

View Our Top 10 Walk Recommendations

Padstow Harbour

During your stay at Atlantic Bays a visit to Padstow harbour is a must and an essential part of your Cornish experience. The harbour is still used by local fishermen to land their daily catch of fish, crabs, lobster, muscles, oysters, and cockles. Imagine, you could be eating fresh fish within hours of the catch at a local harbourside eatery, including several Rick Stein restaurants. A visit to the harbour offers:

  • Fabulous places to dine, from fish suppers to a gourmet dining experience
  • Harbourside cafés offering cream teas & traditional Cornish fayre
  • Independent artisan shops and crafts
  • Real ale sampling at the Padstow Brewing Company’s Tasting Room

Find out more about Padstow harbour and take a 360 degree tour.

More About Padstow Harbour

Places To Visit in North Cornwall

If you wish to spread your wings a little further you will never be short of places to visit in North Cornwall. The region’s rich and fascinating history offers many attractions for the whole family to explore, and all from your base at Atlantic Bays Holiday Park.

  • Tintagel Castle
  • The Eden Project
  • Port Isaac
  • The Camel Trail

We have compiled our top 10 places to visit in the North Cornwall region so you will never be short of something to do.

View Our Top 10 Places to Visit in North Cornwall

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  • Bar & Restaurant
  • Onsite Shop
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  • Live Entertainment
  • Kids Activities
  • Park Area
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  • Helpful Staff
  • Ample Parking
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