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Make a Padstow cottage your home away from home

Situated at the mouth of the River Camel near the North Cornwall coastline, Padstow is a wonderful little fishing town that is surrounded by a wealth of attractions. Close to beaches, a variety of outdoor trails, and plenty of family-friendly points of interest, Padstow is a year-round holiday destination that attracts couples, outdoor enthusiasts, and families alike. In recent years, greatly due to the fame of Rick Stein and his restaurants, Padstow has developed a reputation as a foodie destination. The Stein empire runs five establishments in Padstow itself but it has also inspired the arrival of other top-class dining establishments in the town and surrounding villages, including Paul Ainsworth’s No.6.

HomeAway has a wide selection of holiday cottages in Padstow available for rent. Offering the best of the countryside and coast, Padstow holiday accommodation ranges from luxury to budget-friendly and provides a good alternative to comparable rentals in surfer’s favourite Newquay. Most cottages have one to three bedrooms and start at less than £300 per week. Fully furnished and well appointed, holidaymakers can select a cottage with any range of amenities, including proximity to the beach, access to walking trails, horse riding facilities, and more.

Things to do

-Beach: There are no fewer than eight beaches at Padstow. Harlyn Bay Beach is one of the best family-friendly beaches in the area and is characterised by a sweeping strip of sand and shallow waters. Other great beaches for sunbathing and swimming are Porthcothan Bay Beach and Treyarnon Bay Beach. A seasonal dog ban from Easter to October is in place on many beaches in North Cornwall.

-Golf: Padstow holiday cottages sit between several prominent coastal golf courses. Trevose Golf and Country Club is just a few miles outside of town and caters to visitors. There are two beautiful courses at Trevose, a championship course and a headland course. Across the River Camel is St. Enodoc Golf Club. Rated 99th in the world by Golf Digest, the church course at St. Enodoc features undulating terrain and breathtaking coastal views.

-Outdoor activities: Located right on the River Camel, visitors staying in a holiday cottage in Padstow or holiday homes in Wadebridge can enjoy easy access to the Camel Trail. The popular recreational trail originates in Padstow and journeys to Poley's Bridge via Wadebridge. Open to walkers, cyclists, and horse riders, the trail is a great spot for bird watching and runs along the scenic Camel Estuary. Another excellent trail in the region is the South West Coast Path, which is a wonderful place to explore.

-Family attractions: Cornwall’s Crealy Adventure Park is a nice place to take kids and is just a few miles from Padstow. With plenty of kid-friendly rides and activities, it makes for a great day out. Closer to town, the National Lobster Hatchery has a wonderful visitor centre that children will enjoy.

Weather in Padstow

Padstow enjoys lovely weather, particularly in late summer and early autumn. The average high temperatures from July to September exceed 17°C. The rest of the year is generally quite mild and for the most part, any time is a good time for a stay in a holiday cottage in Padstow. Even in the winter high temperatures hover around 10°C, with things heating up again around April and May. Rain is possible throughout the year, but is more common in the winter than summer.

Travel to Padstow

Padstow is easy to reach by car. From the M5, exit onto the A361, then to the A39. Just past Wadebridge, take the A389 directly to Padstow. Holidaymakers without a vehicle can take the train to Newquay, which is 16 miles (26km) away. It’s also possible to fly into Newquay Cornwall Airport, located less than ten miles (16km) from Padstow.

    Excellent! 4.5/5
    (29 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    Cottage #1305587
    29
    Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.9/5
      (11 reviews)
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      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Separate Toilet
      • Sleeps 6
      House #8030881
      11
      Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
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        • 3 BR
        • 2 BA
        • Sleeps 4
        House #8154409
        2
        Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
          Wonderful! 4.9/5
          (7 reviews)
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          • 4 BR
          • 3 BA
          • Separate Toilet
          • Sleeps 8
          House #8144885
          7
          Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
            • 2 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 4
            Multiple rentals Cottage #1139629
            1
            Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
              Wonderful! 4.9/5
              (8 reviews)
              avg/night
              • 4 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Sleeps 8
              Multiple rentals Cottage #1139629
              8
              Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
                Excellent! 4.7/5
                (32 reviews)
                avg/night
                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Cottage #8150827
                32
                Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                  • 4 BR
                  • 4 BA
                  • Sleeps 8
                  House #8123450
                  4
                  Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 3
                    Cottage #6856665
                    2
                    Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                      avg/night
                      • 3 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 6
                      Cottage #6722683
                      4
                      Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
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                        • 5 BR
                        • 5 BA
                        • Sleeps 11
                        House #8058023
                        4
                        Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                          Exceptional! 5/5
                          (11 reviews)
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                          • 1 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 2
                          Apartment #6124033
                          11
                          Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                            Exceptional! 5/5
                            (7 reviews)
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                            • 3 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 6
                            Cottage #8151354
                            7
                            Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 5
                              Cottage #8173879
                              4
                              Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                (10 reviews)
                                avg/night
                                • 3 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Separate Toilet
                                • Sleeps 6
                                Bungalow #89764
                                10
                                Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                  (14 reviews)
                                  avg/night
                                  • 4 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Separate Toilet
                                  • Sleeps 8
                                  House #411534
                                  14
                                  Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    House #8062200
                                    2
                                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Excellent! 4.3/5
                                      (8 reviews)
                                      avg/night
                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Cottage #8163060
                                      8
                                      Viewed 82 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                        (29 reviews)
                                        avg/night
                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 8
                                        House #8173996
                                        29
                                        Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                          (5 reviews)
                                          avg/night
                                          • 3 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 8
                                          Multiple rentals Barn #6481304
                                          5
                                          Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                            avg/night
                                            • 4 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 8
                                            House #8126562
                                            3
                                            Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                              (5 reviews)
                                              avg/night
                                              • 4 BR
                                              • 3 BA
                                              • Separate Toilets
                                              • Sleeps 8
                                              House #8148804
                                              5
                                              Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                (6 reviews)
                                                avg/night
                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                House #8153818
                                                6
                                                Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Apartment #1881994
                                                  2
                                                  Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    • 5 BR
                                                    • 3 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                    House #6957267
                                                    Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Apartment #8267741
                                                      Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        House #8124984
                                                        3
                                                        Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                          (6 reviews)
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                          Cottage #8166379
                                                          6
                                                          Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 7
                                                            Cottage #6817041
                                                              • 4 BR
                                                              • 4 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                              Bungalow #6879077
                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                House #6922910
                                                                Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  Multiple rentals Barn #6481304
                                                                  2
                                                                  Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                    House #8087219
                                                                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                                      House #8143371
                                                                      1
                                                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                        (27 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Cottage #1882634
                                                                        27
                                                                        Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          Cottage #8226664
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Cottage #8144140
                                                                            4
                                                                            Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                              Cottage #6996752
                                                                              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                                House #1693884
                                                                                1
                                                                                Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                                  House #6999955
                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                                    Bungalow #6001279
                                                                                    5
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Cottage #8226665
                                                                                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Bungalow #6879276
                                                                                        Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                                          Cottage #6816828
                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            Cottage #1856963
                                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Cottage #1864413
                                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                Cottage #1857178
                                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                  Cottage #8226726
                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                    House #6998261
                                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                      House #6999959
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                                                                                                      Padstow Cottages - Holiday Cottages in Padstow (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Excellently situated for town very short walk away but also quiet

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Well stocked lovely home with private garden and extremely comfortable
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      A delightful house in a great location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a lovely stay at this delightful house, ideally situated 5 minutes from the village of Padstow. The weather was not great but we had everything we needed for a lovely stay. Family at Royal Cornwall Show so ideal location for this as well. Would definitely like to stay again soon. Many thanks, plus ample parking which is a premium in Padstow.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017