Padstow in Cornwall is a town and fishing port on the north coast. Padstow is approx : 5 miles northwest of wadebridge and 10 miles north east of Newquay.
Padstow was recorded in the Doomsday Book of 1066.
Padstow still is today a fishing port, but it is now a popular Tourist destination – it is an ideal as a base for a Cornwall family holiday.
Since chef and Restrateur Rick stein came to padstow the town is now know called “Padstein”
Padstow is best known for its “Obby Oss” Festival
The trail begins in Padstow taking in 17 miles of the former North Cornwall Railway – passing through wadebridge and Bodmin
The upmarket resort of Rock is a short ferry ride away – this is where the rich and famous hang out,an ideal location to bump into David Cameron.
The great attraction of Padstow is its working- here you will see fishing boats for day trips etc.
If you like the slower pace of life this is an ideal place to sit and people watch from the many cafes.
Proudly overlooking the town is a n amazing Elizabethan Manor house PRIDEAUX PLACE built in 1592.
Don’t forget to get your fish and Chips at Rick Stein Fish and chips – a must for your family holidays in Cornwall.
Tourism arrived in Padstow with the railway “Atlantic Express “running a regular service between London and Padstow
Padstow offers plenty of things to do – coastal walks and a fantastic base and lovely beaches
Padstow Sea safari
Padstow speed boat trip.