Where to stay around Rock?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,658 holiday lettings near Rock. From 702 houses to 560 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Rock for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Watergate Bay: 3,636 holiday lettings
  • Eden Project: 4,411 holiday lettings
  • Fistral Beach: 3,739 holiday lettings
  • Polzeath Beach: 3,276 holiday lettings
  • Cornwall's Crealy Adventure Park: 3,927 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Rock 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 houses in Rock?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 702 houses in Rock. Our other popular types of Rock holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 560 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 211 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 63 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 Rock?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 48 holiday homes with pool available in Rock. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday home or holiday cottage in Rock, Cornwall your home away from home

    Find the UK’s Saint Tropez on your next holiday in Rock. This Cornwall destination has a beauty which appeals to anyone taking holiday on this upscale beachside oasis. Known for its beauty as much as the areas many diverse locations, Rock is one of the foremost destinations in Cornwall.

    Places to holiday in Rock, Cornwall

    This exclusive area of Cornwall boasts fabulous outdoor areas which make staying on holiday amongst such surroundings, in a guest houses or self catering cottage, a pleasure. Enjoying this stretch of the Atlantic can be accomplished in numerous ways however sitting on the beach appeals to most holiday revelers, as well as fishing, canoeing, rowing, water skiing, and most popular sailing and yachting. Off the water, golfing in the community is said to be the best in the UK. Daymer Bay which lies between Rock and neighboring Polzeath is rated one of the best beaches in the world.

    Those seeking entertainment off the beach will equally enjoy eating in chic award winning restaurants or taking the ferry to Padstow’s wide offering of restaurants. Take sufficient time to enjoy Rock’s wine and cheese shops, a bakery, and a butcher, as well as a variety of culinary delights. Local brews are refreshing when sampled from a wooden cask.

    Things to do in Rock, Cornwall

    Several notable historical structures are a short distance from the shores of Rock. 13th century Edonoc Church underwent a large renovation in the 1800’s after several years of disrepair. In addition to housing worship, this fascinating piece of history is the burial place of poet laureate John Betjeman. More obscure historical areas are within Rock. A 15th century baptistery was used to cure children of whooping cough.

    Rock’s centralized location makes it a perfect starting point for learning about neighboring villages. Take the ferry from Rock to Padstow across the Camel Estuary and discover any of the communities’ architectural jewels, including a church, St Petroc’s, dating back to the 13th century. A font in the church is original to the building and also dates back to the 13th century. Other passages through medieval history include Pastow locations like 13th century Tinagel Castle. Ruins in the form of stone steps, walls, and the remainder of several foundations stand next the Atlantic. This is a dramatic location next to the sea and one not to be missed on any itinerary of Rock’s surrounding areas.

    Coastal areas between Rock and Polzeath are stunning with many points of interest along the way. A coastal path is popular and follows this beautiful stretch of coastline, as well as tourist boats for those who desire a relaxing journey versus a strenuous hike. On the coastal path, Rumps Cliff Castle dates back to the Iron Age where remnants of an ancient settlement are evident today with an extensive ditch system.

    Weather in Rock, Cornwall

    Rock’s climate is temperate during summer months and cold enough to receive snow in the winter. The areas waters are known as being calmer than other coastal areas in North Cornwall.

    Flights to Rock, Cornwall

    Plymouth Airport (PLH) is the main airport serving Rock with cheap flights available from Air Southwest.

    Sightseeing in and around Rock

    Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Rock has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • National Lobster Hatchery (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
    • Padstow Harbour (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
    • Camel Creek Adventure Park (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
    • Japanese Garden and Bonsai Nursery (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
    • Camel Valley Vineyard (7.4 mi / 12 km)
    • Treloy Golf Club (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Rock

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Rock is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Polzeath Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
    • Trevone Bay Beach (3 mi / 4.8 km)
    • Harlyn Bay Beach (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
    • Constantine Bay Beach (5 mi / 8.1 km)
    • Treyarnon Bay Beach (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
    • Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)