Saint Columb Major, Cornwall, UK

Saint Columb Major, Cornwall, UK

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Where to stay around Saint Columb Major?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,437 holiday lettings near Saint Columb Major. From 1,163 cottages to 600 houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Saint Columb Major area.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Saint Columb Major?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Saint Columb Major. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Watergate Bay: 3,475 holiday lettings
  • Eden Project: 4,031 holiday lettings
  • Fistral Beach: 3,584 holiday lettings
  • Polzeath Beach: 3,114 holiday lettings
  • Cornwall's Crealy Adventure Park: 3,689 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Saint Columb Major listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Saint Columb Major?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,163 cottages in Saint Columb Major. Our other popular types of Saint Columb Major holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 600 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 370 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 96 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including barns and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Saint Columb Major?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 100 holiday homes with pool available in Saint Columb Major. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Join in the community spirit when you rent a holiday cottage or holiday rental home in St Columb Major, Cornwall

    St Columb Major is a large parish town in North Cornwall in between the surfing capital of Newquay and the market town of Wadebridge. Little Petherick, St Issey, St Wenn, Roche, St Dennis, Colan, St Columb Minor, Mawgan in Pydar (St Mawgan village) and St Ervan border St Columb Major, which is also known as St Columb. The parishes of higher and lower St Columb (St Columb Major and St Columb Minor) are both named after their patron saint, Columba.

    Places to holiday in St Columb Major, Cornwall

    St Columb is close to many tourist attractions in Cornwall, which makes it a popular holiday destination for those who prefer to stay in a smaller community. Community being the optimal word here, as St Columb is noted for its hospitality, community spirit and organizations, such as the football club, bell ringers, town council, parish church, young farmers club and its old Cornwall society.

    There are plenty of hotels, guest houses, bed and breakfast (b&b) in the surrounding area, but the best way to really become part of this community is to rent self catering accommodation. With a host of camping and caravan sites there is plenty of choice, but many holiday makers prefer the home from home comforts that holiday cottages provide.

    If you are planning to holiday in St Columb at the time of its famous Hurling festivities, then you will need to book your cottage early as crowds engage in this ancient game on Shrove Tuesday and its rematch a fortnight later. The night before there is a sense of excitement, yet the town resembles a ghost town with all the shop windows shuttered ready for the teams to compete for the silver ball.

    Things to do in St Columb Major

    The main amenities in St Columb include the five pubs, Red Lion, Liberal Club, Silver Ball, Ring O'Bells and the Coaching Inn, a fish and chip shop and a Chinese takeaway, post office, doctors surgery, petrol station, repairs garage, as well as tea rooms, pharmacy, banks and two butchers. It is central to visit fishing ports like Padstow, Looe and Polperro and for the surfing beaches of Perranporth, Newquay, Polzeath and Bude or walking the coastal path.

    A number of streams and rivers flow through the parish of St Columb on the way to fill up Porth Reservoir at Colan, which is has excellent coarse fishing, nature trails and bird watching facilities and adjoins Colan woods part of the Hoblyn Estate. Surrounding towns and villages not yet mentioned but well worth a visit include St. Eval, St. Dennis, Withiel, St. Enoder, St. Merryn, Stenalees and Bugle.

    Westworld Raceway is a great place to watch Sierras, Minis, Stock cars, Rods and Bangers racing. Other wonderful attractions in near to St Columb Major include Cornwall's Crealy Park, Cornish Birds of Prey Centre, Springfields Fun Park and Screech owl sanctuary.

    Weather in St Columb Major

    St Columb Major's climate is in line with that of the rest of Cornwall, mild and unpredictable, although it will be slightly warmer than coastal areas.

    Travel to St Columb Major

    St Mawgan, Newquay and Plymouth airports and the port of Plymouth serve St Columb Major, as does the branch line railway at St Columb Road. National Express has a direct route from London and buses operating in the vicinity include First and Greyhound.

    Attractions in and around St. Columb Major

    First time in St. Columb Major and looking for things to do? Visitors searching for nearby cultural experiences can take a trip to St. Mawgan Church and Dairyland Farm World, or spend an enlightening afternoon at Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre or Cornish Heritage Museum. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches such as Watergate Bay Beach and Porth Beach, and green spaces such as Japanese Garden and Bonsai Nursery and Watergate Bay. Activities around the area include Great Western Beach, Padstow Harbour and Fowey Estuary. Screech Owl Sanctuary and Kingsley Village are some attractions to visit during your stay. Also you might want to add Treloy Golf Club, Camel Creek Adventure Park or Roche Rock to your agenda.