Things to do at PENFOUND C OUNTRY COTTAGE
North Cornwall has many visitor attractions including the famous Eden Project, fabulous beaches, quant Cornish towns and rolling countryside walks to enjoy during your holiday.
Wonderful beaches of Bude/Widemouth Bay
Penfound Country Cottage is just minutes from the wonderful beaches of Widemouth Bay, renowned for it’s glorious surfing conditions, golden sands and spectacular cliff top walks. There are two main beaches here at Widemouth Bay. A bit further on and you enter the seaside town of Bude which has another two beaches to go along with it’s wonderful gift shops, restaurants, pubs, 18 hole golf course, and cafes where you can enjoy a Cornish cream tea or Cornish pasty. The town has one of only a couple of outdoor sea swimming pools in the whole of the country.
A bit further a field
A bit further a field and you can visit the attractive villages of Boscastle, Crackington Haven, Tintagel and Clovelly. Boscastle and Crackington Haven which were subjected to unwanted national news when the storms of 2004 demolished the area. With help though, these villages have been restored and are back to their previous unspoilt best. Tintagel is surrounded with history with its legends of King Arthur and the knights of the round table.
There’s a folder in cottage containing leaflets and useful information on local attractions including local restaurants, pubs, horse riding centres, activity parks, National Trust properties, cycle routes, fishing centres etc.
You can visit the world renowned Eden Project which is just a 50 minute drive away. Padstow is home to the celebrity seafood chef Rick Stein. Visit one of his eating establishments for a glorious meal. Newquay is about an hour away and is the most visited destination in Cornwall. Renowned for it’s surfing and extreme sports and general extreme behaviour, Fistral beach is one of the best surfing beaches in Europe and attracts the top surfers from all around the world. Local attractions include Newquay Zoo, and the Blue Reef Aquarium.