Padstow Memorial Hall

22 Aug

Many people pass the Memorial Hall on the Riverside on their walk from the Railway car park into the town of Padstow. It is a wonderful location and hosts many events such as art exhibitions, food and craft stalls etc. https://thepadstowmemorialhall.co.uk/about Keep an eye out on the website for details of the varied events you […]

Food & Drink News 2019

22 Aug

Gin Distilling at BinTwo on Monday 26 August from 10 – 5pm. Atlantic Coast Express are having a Sunset Supper on 10th September  – arrive by foot, bike or boat. Padstock hosted by Padstow Brewing Co has music and street food. Saturday 24 Aug from 3 – 11pm. Appleton’s at the Vineyard at Trevibban Mill […]

Free activities in and around Padstow

05 Aug

Families can be expensive to bring on holiday so here are a few suggestions of things you can do in and around Padstow which are free: Walk the Camel Trail – a level pathway starting at Padstow which skirts the Camel river along the estuary and inland. You can walk or bring your own bikes. […]

Padstow harbour

02 Jul

Padstow harbour is a working port and provides much interest to visitors and locals alike. Did you know: The seaward limits of the port are a line joining Stepper Point, Gulland Rock, Newland and Pentire Point. The harbour is capable of handling cargo vessels of up to 2000 gross tons but only accommodates bulk cargoes […]

Padstow Kids Review Part 3

09 Jun

Part 3 of our blog written by our very wise and helpful assistants aged 9, 7 and 5: ACTIVITIES: Cycling the Camel Trail Master S: ‘good’ Miss S: ‘I liked having shared bikes and seeing the beautiful flowers that we zoomed past. The lemon lolly at the buffet car was lovely. The vineyard café was […]

Padstow Kids Review Part 2

06 Jun

Continuing the Padstow review written by our charming guests aged 9, 7 and 5: SHOPS AND FOOD: Padstow Bookseller.  Miss S “Amazing, with lovely books” Master D –  “Really good selection” Roly’s Fudge Pantry. Master D –  ‘really cool because smells like apple pie pastry and you can actually see them making the fudge and […]

Padstow Kids Review Part 1

04 Jun

We love to welcome children to Padstow and last week we had some excellent guests from Manchester who agreed to help us with a Kids View of Padstow and area. Indeed they have been so helpful that this blog will run into 3 parts so it’s over to Master D (age 9), Miss S (age […]

The Metropole

22 May

Padstow has an imposing Victorian Hotel built on the hill above the town. Built in 1899 and originally constructed to serve the newly built railway, it started trading as the South Western Hotel. Quite when it became the Metropole appears unclear but that is the familiar name used by most people until recently. Harbour Hotels, […]

Cycling the Camel Trail.

29 Mar

The Camel Trail follows the old railway line from Padstow to Wadebridge, Bodmin and beyond and provides an 18 mile traffic free, smooth surfaced and level cycle way. The views are spectacular as it hugs the estuary before going inland through a beautifully wooded route to Bodmin. You can easily stop for coffee or snacks […]