Away from the hustle and bustle of the harbour, Padstow and the surrounding area has an abundance of beautiful beaches, all close by and ready to be explored.
Known as the “seven bays for seven days”, these beautiful sandy coves wrap around Trevose Headland and are all within five minutes of each other, all offering something different.
Watch our aerial video showcasing some of the beautiful beaches Padstow has to offer.
Constantine Bay is a gorgeous crescent shaped beach, backed by shallow grassy dunes. Popular with surfers. Dog friendly.More Details
Daymer Bay is a beautiful wide sandy beach, with breathtaking views out across the Camel Estuary. Dog friendly.More Details
A beautiful unspoilt beach along the coast path from Padstow that is perfect for those looking for a more relaxing day by the sea. Dog friendly.More Details
A beautiful crescent shaped beach with fine golden sand, tucked away on the eastern side of Trevose head near Padstow. Dog friendly.More Details
Polzeath is a popular beach resort near Wadebridge on the north coast of Cornwall with lots of amenities close by.More Details
A small, sheltered cove tucked away along the banks of the Camel Estuary along from Padstow harbour.More Details
A long narrow beach, sheltered by the surrounding cliffs, west of Padstow. Dog friendly.More Details
Beautiful long white sandy beach, backed by grassy dunes with views across the Camel Estuary and Padstow Bay. Dog friendly.More Details
Family friendly beach west of Padstow with lots of rockpools for the kids and it's own natural swimming pool! Dog friendly.More Details
Greenaway beach is a lovely little sand and shingle beach, nestled below the coastal path between the popular beaches Daymer Bay and Polzeath. Dog friendly.More Details
A luxury hotel situated by the sea near Padstow, close to Constantine Bay and Treyarnon Bay.View the best prices
Located in one of the most enviable positions on the north Cornwall coast, overlooking Padstow harbour and the Camel Estuary.View the best prices
Cycle along the picturesque Camel Estuary from Padstow to nearby town of Wadebridge and back, taking in the beautiful views along the way. Bike hire is available from Padstow and wadebridge.
Running throughout the day, the Padstow passenger ferry is a great way to explore neighbouring Rock, and walk along the golden sand banks of the Camel Estuary and along to neighbouring beach Daymer Bay.
Padstow Sealife Safaris sail from Padstow harbour, and give you the chance to explore the beautiful Camel Estuary with the chance to see sea life such as seals, dolphins, sunfish and even basking sharks in season.
Well established watersports centre offering surf lessons, coasteering, kayaking and paddleboarding. Run from the beautiful Harlyn Bay beach near Padstow its sheltered location make it the perfect place to learn.
Padstow is 13 miles from Newquay Airport. A taxi fare will cost you approximately £25. There is a daily bus service (No.56), and car hire is also available from the airport.
Bodmin Parkway is the nearest train station to Padstow, 15 miles away. From Bodmin Parkway, take the No.75 Plymouth City Bus to Padstow.
Leave the M5 south just after Exeter at Junction 31, joining the A30. Leave the A30 at Bodmin (A389) and follow directions to Wadebridge and Padstow. Journey time approximately 1hr 30m from Exeter.
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