From the surf breaks of Bude and the charming fishing villages of Padstow and Port Isaac, to the ruins of King Arthur’s Tintagel castle and the vast sands of Perranporth, north Cornwall is a magnet for families and adventure seekers alike.
Cornwall’s north coast is home to rugged cliffs, wide sandy beaches and quintessentially Cornish fishing villages huddled around the coastline. Famous for its waves, names like Fistral, Polzeath and Porthtowan have put Cornwall on the map as the surf capital of the UK.
The abundance of top-class local, seasonal produce has made north Cornwall a magnet for chefs and the vibrant dining scene attracts foodies from the world over. Add family friendly beaches, spectacular coastal walks and a host of exciting activities into the mix, from paddle boarding to high-wire walking, and it’s easy to see why this beautiful coastline has been a holiday favourite for decades.
- Incredible array of restaurants, from pop-up beach shacks to Michelin-starred fine dining
- Picturesque fishing villages and quaint sheltered harbours
- Clifftop walks overlooking the rugged Atlantic coastline
- Some of the best surfing in Europe, perfect for beginners and experts alike
- The calm Camel Estuary, home to the Camel Trail and a host of water sports
- Boutique vineyards, breweries and artisan food producers
- Rich history and heritage, from the tin mines of Wheal Coates to the myths and legends of Tintagel