The North Cornwall coast

Why visit the North Coast of Cornwall?

The Atlantic coast of North Cornwall stretches for over forty miles from Bude to Perranporth along a wildly beautiful landscape where towns and villages huddle in the cliffs for protection against the sea.

A renowned hub for thrill seekers who get active in and out of the water, the mile wide bays are popular with the nation’s surfers and families alike and the area magically combines the hip and trendy with absolutely stunning natural scenery.

You'll find:

  • Surf spots
  • Sensational beaches
  • Spectacular coastline
  • Picturesque harbours
  • Dramatic cliffs
  • Sandy bays
  • Cliff top walks
  • The Camel Trail
  • Tintagel Castle

Places to visit include:

Boscastle; Bude; Camelford; Crackington Haven; Delabole; Mawgan Porth; Newquay; Padstow; Polzeath; Port Isaac; Perranporth; Rock; St. Agnes; Tintagel; Wadebridge; Watergate Bay.

Explore our map of North Cornwall

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North Coast > Newquay
Set on the cliff top overlooking Tolcarne Beach, Hotel Bristol has a reputation for good food, glorious sea views, and a level of hospitality to rival the best hotels in Newquay.

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North Coast > Bude
9½ acre beautifully maintained park and facilities, only a mile from the sandy beaches, cliff walks and rolling surf of Widemouth Bay. Outdoor heated pool, bar and shop open mid and high season. Dogs welcome. Open all year. 

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North Coast > Padstow
We invite you to come, relax on a balcony and enjoy our stunning sea views during your stay in our comfortably furnished, 3-4 Star, self catering accommodation, just 200 yards from superb sandy beach and coastal footpath at Harlyn Bay nr Padstow.

North Coast > Newquay > Padstow > South Coast > Looe > St. Austell > West Cornwall > St. Ives
Specialists in 4 and 5 star holiday properties across the South, West & North Cornwall. Many cottages, lodges and apartments have beachside settings, plus there are hundreds of dog friendly choices.  

★★★★★ AA
North Coast > Bude
A 'grown-ups' only AA 5 star coastal B&B in Bude, with beaches, bars, cafés and restaurants within 100 yards. Enjoy amazing views from an elevated position overlooking the cliffs, coast & countryside of North Cornwall.

★★★★★ AA
North Coast > Newquay
One of Cornwall’s finest family holiday parks, with fishing, a heated swimming pool, and free ranger adventures during school holidays. Located in beautiful parkland, great for touring or lazing around on one of Newquay’s fabulous beaches. Go glamping in safar

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North Coast > Newquay > Film and Literature > Poldark
Set in the grounds of Porth Veor Manor Hotel, this new development of two (and one three-bedroom) de-luxe villas and apartments are furnished to an extremely high standard. All have private patio or balcony, most with beach or pool views.

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North Coast > Padstow > Film and Literature > Poldark
Small, quiet family run caravan and camping park near surfing beaches and coastal footpaths and the spectacular scenery of Cornwall's North Coast. Luxury caravans, modern toilet/shower block with free showers, Launderette, dishwashing area.

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