Padstow Attractions

Things to Do in St Merryn

Surf, swim and enjoy the 7 beautiful golden beaches – Porthcothan, Treyarnon, Constantine, Booby’s, Mother Iveys, Harlyn, Trevone
Beautiful clifftop walks
Cycling hire and ride the Camel Trail
Gift/Clothes shopping
Horse riding
Historic countryside
Trevose Golf Course – a wonderful Links course with spectacular views from the clubhouse.
Rick Stein’s seafood restaurant, bistro, cafe, fish’n’chips, and The Cornish Arms in St Merryn
Dine out in St Merryn at The Farmers Arms, The Cornish Arms, Seven Bays Bistro, Waves Bistro, Rosel & Co
Eat, drink and shop round picturesque Padstow Harbour – visit historic Prideaux Place, the Lobster Hatchery, Cinema
Coarse fishing at The Alps coarse fishing lake, 1/2 mile past St Merryn church
Mackerel boat trips from Padstow harbour
Boat sea angling from Padstow
Beach and rock fishing
Places to see

This stretch of the North Cornwall Coast Path has some of the best views in Cornwall, runs through all 7 of the famed ‘Seven Bays’, and also runs round the scenic Camel Estuary to Padstow. All sections of this path are highly recommended for walks, picnics and photography.

St Merryn Church. Turn right at the crossroads, walk 500 metres. Situated opposite The Cornish Arms.

Padstow. By car, turn right at the crossroads and follow the road. There is no free parking in Padstow, park either at the top of the town before the fire station, or carry on past to the park and ride, or turn left past the fire station downhill to the dock area (this can be very busy at peak times).

Well of St Constantine, the chapel here housed the ancient font now in St Merryn Church. Access by public right of way onto hole 3 of Trevose Golf Course. Behind Constantine Bay & Booby’s Bay. To find Trevose Golf Club turn left at the crossroads then first right, head for Constantine Bay and turn right at the triangle just before Constantine Bay Stores.

St Enodoc Chapel, burial place of Sir John Betjemen. Take the ferry from Padstow to Rock, walk left through the dunes.

Trevose Head Lighthouse.

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