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Music Water is the perfect base for people wanting to visit some of Cornwall’s top attractions. Here is a selection of our favourites:



With the motto ‘seven bays for seven days’, our local area couldn’t be any more stunning! Porthcothan Bay, Treyarnon Bay, Constantine Bay, Booby’s Bay, Mother Ivy’s Bay, Harlyn Bay and Trevone Bay are all within a stone’s throw. For watersports such as surfing, kayaking and paddleboarding we highly recommend Harlyn Surf School! Click here to visit Harlyn Surf School’s website


The Camel Trail

Built along the route of former railway tracks, The Camel Trail is Cornwall’s premier cycling route. Running from Padstow – Wadebridge – Bodmin, the trail is flat and takes in beautiful views along the Camel estuary. Bikes, tricycles, and trailers for children are available to hire in all locations. Click here for more info



Camel Creek Adventure Park

Camel Creek Adventure Park is a vibrant and welcoming visitor destination year-round, uniquely interpreting the legends of the area and famous for delivering great adventures and days out for the whole family. The Park is an all-weathers’ attraction and open all year round, with annual activities reflecting the seasons. Click here for more info


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The Lost Gardens of Heligan

The Lost Gardens of Heligan, near Mevagissey, are among the most popular botanical gardens in the UK. Rediscovered 25 years ago, they were rescued from the brambles of time and lovingly restored. Today, Heligan remains one of the country’s most loved (and romantic) gardens, appreciated for both its beauty and its mystery. Click here to visit their website


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Dairyland Farm World

DairyLand Farmworld, a working farm meets adventure-park, is a great value family day out in Cornwall to suit all ages. With animal feeding, tractor and pony rides, nature trails and a huge indoor play area, among other things, DairyLand will keep kids occupied all day! Click here to visit their website


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The Journeyman Restaurant

The Journeyman Restaurant serves freshly prepared world cuisine, and has its own cookery school. Their extensive menu, featuring Indian, Thai, Chinese and English dishes, offers something for everyone, including vegetarians.
Click here to visit their website


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Rojano’s In The Square

Serving delicious Italian offerings, Rojano’s In The Square is a Padstow institution. Open seven days a week, Rojano’s is an ideal spot whether you are looking for a morning coffee and cake, lunch or dinner. Click here to visit their website


South West Coast Path near Harbour Cove, Padstow. Photographer: Lindsay Philp

South West Coast Path

The South West Coast Path is England’s longest way marked long-distance footpath and a National Trail. It stretches for 630 miles, running through Dorset, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall. The section of Coast Path from Padstow to Portcothan offers easy walking along low cliffs, with beautiful, tempting beaches below. Click here to visit their website
Photo on left: South West Coast Path near Harbour Cove, Padstow by Lindsay Philp.

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Eden Project

The Eden Project is the largest indoor rainforest in the world, housing plants from all over the globe. The complex is dominated by two huge biomes, each emulating a natural environment. The first dome simulates the tropics, whilst the second takes on the feel of a Mediterranean environment. Photo on left courtesy of the Eden Project. Click here to visit their website


The gatehouse and house beyond at Lanhydrock, Cornwall © National Trust Images-John Millar

Lanhydrock House

Lanhydrock House, near Bodmin, is the perfect country home and estate on which to discover two sides of Victorian life: ‘below the stairs’ and ‘upstairs living’. The gardens are well worth exploring too, with ancient woodland and tranquil riverside paths, and there are also off-road cycle trails, with special routes for families and novice riders. On-site bike hire is available. Photo on left courtesy of the National Trust © National Trust Images-John Millar. Click here to visit the National Trust website


Rick Stein’s The Seafood Restaurant

Since being founded many years ago, The Seafood Restaurant has gained an international reputation for serving up the very freshest fish and shellfish, often landed locally. Featuring a seafood bar in the middle of the restaurant, you can watch your favourite meals being built in front of you! Click here to visit the restaurant’s website
Photo on left courtesy of Rick Stein’s press centre, copyright David Griffen Photography.

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Newquay Zoo

Get closer to over 130 rare and exciting creatures at Newquay Zoo! It is home to some critically endangered species, including the beautiful Red Pandas, Owston’s Civets and Black Wildebeest. Keeper talks and animal feeds happen throughout the day, but if you want to get even closer their animal experiences give you the chance to meet and feed the cheeky Lemurs or friendly Penguins. Click here to visit their website