It might not feel like it just yet, but the evenings are starting to get just a little bit lighter and the days getting a touch longer, which can mean only one thing - winter will soon be behind us. This month we've picked out some of our favourite places to visit and witness Cornwall waking up from its winter slumber after a long winter hibernation.Read more
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Now that the early New Year's blues have lifted, we think that this is the perfect time of year to set out your goals for 2022. At Padstow Breaks, we are particularly aware of the positive impact that being by the sea can have on your mental health, and we hope that a trip to Cornwall leaves you not only physically refreshed, but mentally reinvigorated as well. With this in mind, here are our top 5 resolutions for maintaining a healthy body and mind.Read more
Christmas is not complete without a trip to the man in the red suit. And despite his busy schedule, he's managed to find plenty of time to visit the people of Cornwall this year. It's a whirlwind tour, with grottos and workshops popping up all over the county, but we've managed to narrow down what we think are the best places to see Santa in Cornwall this year.Read more
There's no better place to begin an Autumn exploration of Cornwall than the heart of Padstow. With fewer boats entering a leaving the harbour, the sheltered sanctuary of the quay still offers visitors a plethora of options for a coastal getaway, whether it's an impromptu weekend break or a longer family holiday. The pubs and restaurants remain bustling and vibrant, and the shops and boutiques are ready to welcome you through their doors.Read more
Open water swimming, or wild swimming as it's sometimes known, is seeing a massive rise in popularity.Read more
It's never too early to start planning next year's holiday in Padstow. 7 reasons you should book up NOW for 2022
With September fast approaching, as soon as they were upon us, the summer months are drawing to an end. But it’s not a reason to be downhearted, quite the opposite. This is the time when we start thinking about next year, and how we can make 2022 even better for all of our visitors and guests. To make sure you don’t miss out on holiday accommodation in Padstow, and to experience all this amazing harbour town has to offer, read our 7 reasons why you should be booking your 2022 holiday to Padstow, now!Read more
Let's face it, Cornwall is all about being in the open air. But if you've only got a short time to explore Cornwall, it can be hard to know which are the must-see attractions, and which aren't worth your time. To help you plan your visit and make the most of the beautiful outdoors, we've compiled a list of our 5 favourite natural attractions in Cornwall.Read more
Cornwall has some of the world's best spa facilities, just waiting to restore a perfect complexion. And even if you haven't been marching around the coastal footpaths or spending endless hours splashing in the waves, just being in Cornwall is the perfect excuse to book a treatment at one of the county's finest spas. We've chosen 5 of the very best spas Cornwall has to offer.Read more
If you're happy to stay local and enjoy all that Padstow has to offer, then you won't be disappointed. But doing so means you miss out on a host of other treasures waiting to be discovered. The immediate coastline surrounding Padstow is dotted with secluded coves, towering cliffs, and long stretches of golden sand.Read more
If you've got holiday accommodation in Padstow booked for this year, the chances are you're going to be spending some time in the sea. Cornwall is famous for its sandy beaches, beautiful coastline, and consistently great surf, so a surf lesson is a must. And the best thing about surfing is that it's never too late to start. Whatever your age or previous experience in the water, you can soon be up and riding on the majestic Atlantic waves.Read more
Cornwall, and Padstow in particular, is perfectly placed to welcome eco-friendly tourism. The local area prides itself on being aware of the value of holidaying sustainably, and the shops and businesses dotted around the harbour are already playing their part in promoting the importance of eco-conscious tourists. All of which means it's now over to you to do your bit, here's how you can make your holiday to Cornwall an eco-friendly experience.Read more
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