UK Travel Guide



Padstow in Cornwall

Padstow is a beautiful harbor town that is sure to offer plenty of activities to keep you busy and fully entertained. Overlooking the town, the St. Petroc Church has been devoted to Cornwall’s most notable Saint, a Welsh monk who arrived in sixteenth century. The church has an exquisite fifteenth century style, with an Elizabethan platform and intricate furnishing. Nearby, one can find the Prideaux Palace, a manor furnished with elaborate ceilings and carefully manicured gardens. The southern coast offers excellent beaching areas. Just around Stepper Point, you can find the Constantine Bay, the area’s best locale for surfing. Water-sports such as surfing, boating, sailing, and water-skiing and surfing are common pastimes for aquatic lovers, while others enjoy a game of golf in the well-maintained Saffron Park Golf Driving Range. Because the town is right near the River Camel Estuary, Padstow is home to the finest seafood restaurants. This town is a sure place to visit at any time of the year to enjoy the fishing trips, which leave daily from the harbor and offer a range of trips including shark, mackerel, wreck and bottom trips.