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Our top picks for Easter

The lighter evenings, warmer temperatures and beautiful spring blooms are some of the reasons we love Easter on the North Cornish coast. If you are hoping to escape for a rejuvenating holiday by the sea, take a look at our top Easter picks.


No 6 Tregales, Polzeath

Sleeps 5

With the golden sands and rolling waves of Polzeath beach just a short stroll away, No 6 Tregales is perfectly placed for families and surfers. You could start your day with a refreshing morning surf and then retreat to this vibrant apartment to re-fuel with a leisurely Cornish breakfast as the ocean glistens in the distance.  

No 6 Tregales, a self-catering holiday home in New Polzeath, North Cornwall
Belly boarders on Polzeath beach, North Cornwall
No 6 Tregales a self-catering holiday home in New Polzeath, North Cornwall
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Penquite House and Cottage, Port Isaac

Sleeps 16 (6 in Penquite House, 4 in Penquite Cottage and 6 in the annexe)

Whether it's a small family getaway or an extended family reunion, the Penquite collection is uniquely flexible. From here you are conveniently located to explore Port Isaac (or Port Wenn as it's known to fans of Doc Martin). Spend the day ambling around the narrow streets taking in the filming locations from the popular TV series and treat yourself to a Cornish cream tea in one of the charming cafés.  

Penquite House a self-catering holiday home in New Polzeath, North Cornwall The outdoor heated swimming pool at Penquite House is available from Whitsun Week in May to mid September.
Port Isaac, North Cornwall
Penquite House a self-catering holiday home in New Polzeath, North Cornwall
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The Retreat, Polzeath

Sleeps 8

At The Retreat, you can enjoy a holiday by the sea in pure style and comfort. This coastal haven is just a leisurely stroll away from the fantastic surf conditions of Polzeath Beach. For those wanting to catch some waves, it's easy to hire surf boards or book surf lessons on the beach. George's Surf School and Wavehunters both offer excellent lessons for beginners through to more advanced surfers. As the sun sets on a day of beach frolics, stroll back to The Retreat and relax in the steaming hot tub under the moonlight. Save 10% when you stay for a week between 08 March and 03 May at The Retreat.

The Retreat a self-catering holiday home in New Polzeath, North Cornwall
View of Polzeath beach from The Retreat, North Cornwall
The Retreat a self-catering holiday home in New Polzeath, North Cornwall
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Slipper Rock, Rock

Sleeps 10

This contemporary property makes a spacious and stylish base for your Cornish escape. If you want to get out on the water during your holiday, Camel Ski School are based in Rock and offer a variety of watersports. Under their expert guidance you can try water skiing, wake surfing, paddleboarding and more.  After a day out on the water, you can come home to Slipper Rock, put your feet up and enjoy a well-earned evening drink on the patio. 

Slipper Rock a self-catering holiday home in New Polzeath, North Cornwall
Slipper Rock a self-catering holiday home in New Polzeath, North Cornwall
Paddleboarding with Camel Ski School in Rock, North Cornwall
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Cribba, Port Isaac

Sleeps 6

With miles of stunning walks on your doorstep, Cribba is the perfect base if you enjoy walking or want to bring four-legged friends on holiday. This spacious three bedroom cottage is surrounded by rolling fields and a network of scenic coastal footpaths. Here your pooch will enjoy a Cornish getaway as much as you. 

Family on Port Isaac beach, North Cornwall
Cribba a self-catering holiday home in Port Isaac, North Cornwall
Cribba self-catering holiday home in Port Isaac, North Cornwall
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Endymion, Polzeath

Sleeps 6

Endymion is set on the edge of Polzeath's 'little sister', New Polzeath. Here you can enjoy easy access to Polzeath Beach, Baby Bay and the coast paths whilst being away from the hustle and bustle of central Polzeath. The lesser-known Baby Bay is a short walk from Endymion and makes the perfect sheltered spot to enjoy a beach barbecue or a few cold drinks at the end of the day as the sun melts in to the Atlantic Ocean.

Endymion a self-catering holiday home in New Polzeath, North Cornwall
Group having a beach barbecue on Baby Bay, Polzeath, North Cornwall
Endymion a self-catering holiday home in New Polzeath, North Cornwall
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The Linhaye, Port Isaac

Sleeps 4

Perfect for smaller families, The Linhaye is a two bedroom barn-conversion set in an idyllic location nestled amongst rolling fields. This picture-perfect Cornish cottage is ideally located to explore Port Isaac, Port Gaverne and the surrounding area. From Port Gaverne you can get out on the water and see the stunning coastline from a different perspective with Cornish Rock Tors who offer kayaking and coasteering from this pretty cove. 

The Linhaye, a self-catering holiday home in Port Isaac, North Cornwall
The Linhaye a self-catering holiday home in Port Isaac, North Cornwall
Kayaking with Cornish Rock Tors at Port Gaverne, North Cornwall
Kayaking with Cornish Rock Tors at Port Gaverne, North Cornwall
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Clifden, Polzeath

Sleeps 9

Clifden is a stylish and comfortable base perfect for a classic family beach holiday. Head to Polzeath beach to splash in the sea and treat yourself to ice creams as the spring sunshine warms your face. Back at Clifden the whole family will have plenty of space to relax, from a barbecue dinner eaten al fresco to watching a favourite movie whilst curled up on the squishy sofos, here you will make family memories to treasure. 

Aerial view of Polzeath beach, North Cornwall
Clifden a self-catering holiday home in New Polzeath, North Cornwall
Clifden a self-catering holiday home in New Polzeath, North Cornwall
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From cosy coastal boltholes to grand beach houses, we have a wonderful range of properties to choose from. Click below to view all of our Easter availability. 

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