The North Cornish Coast offers a traditional seaside holiday full of sea swims, sand castles and sundowners. It’s not too late to plan your summer getaway, whether you prefer a country cottage or a modern beach house we have the perfect property for your escape to the coast.
Available for a week from: 01, 15 and 22 August
This vibrant beach side pad couldn't be more perfect for those who love to surf. From the balcony at Drum Fish you can check the surf conditions before heading to the beach where you can hire surfboards for the day or learn to surf with one of the excellent surf schools such as Wavehunters or George's Surf School. After an adrenaline filled day of riding the waves, return to Drum Fish, pour yourself a glass of something cold and watch as the sun sinks below the horizon.
2 The Old Bakehouse
Available for a week from: 13, 20, 27 July and 10, 17 & 24 August
Located alongside “Squeezy Belly Alley”: famously the narrowest thoroughfare in Britain, 2 The Old Bakehouse is conveniently located for everything Port Isaac has to offer, including an excellent selection of seafood restaurants and pubs. If you'd like to get out on the water head to Port Gaverne which is just a short walk away, from this pretty cove you can kayak, coasteer or paddle your way around the coast with Cornish Rock Tors.
Available for a week from: 19, 26 July and 09, 23 August
Pack a picnic, grab the bodyboards and don't forget the bucket and spade. At Endymion you are ideally located just a short stroll from the fine golden sand of Polzeath beach. Create treasured family holiday memories of long days spent exploring rock pools and building sand castles as the Cornish sun warms your skin. After a day of beach fun, retreat to Endymion and enjoy a relaxed holiday dinner whilst sharing tales of the day gone by.
Available for a week from: 13 July, 10 and 24 August
Port Isaac is a pretty, coastal village with a bustling atmosphere, full of quaint narrow streets, art galleries and cosy cafes. At Cribba it's just a short scenic stroll down in to the village. Here you can comb the shoreline for sea glass, shells and other treasures whilst you watch the boats return home with their catch of the day. If you want to explore the coast by foot, Port Isaac is surrounded by some of the most beautiful stretches of the South West Coast Path.
No 5 Tregales
Available for a week from: 19, 26 July and 23 August
Spend days barefoot on the beach and swimming in the turquoise waters when you stay at this modern apartment. Located in New Polzeath, just a short stroll from both Polzeath Beach and Baby Bay, this apartment is perfect for a family getaway. Rise early for a refreshing morning swim at Baby Bay or surf the Polzeath waves at sunset, however you spend your holiday, No 5 Tregales is a modern base to lay your head and re-charge, ready for the next day of ocean antics.
Available for a week from: 01 and 22 August
Georgian in style and grand in nature, this luxury Rock manor offers a coastal escape perfect for multi-generational groups. Located within walking distance of everything Rock has to offer, from here you can explore pretty Porthilly Cove and enjoy beach days at Rock Beach swimming in the calm estuary waters. Back at Rockhaven Manor there is a large, private garden offering a quiet place to while away summer evenings, drinking ice-cold Pimm's on the lawn or barbecuing a fish supper.
Available for a week from: 20 July and 24 August
This idyllic countryside retreat is ideally located for exploring both coast and countryside. It's just a short walk to Port Isaac with its charming shops and restaurants and lesser-known Port Quin is also nearby. Set off from The Linhaye and experience the challenging and stunning coastal path between Port Quin and Port Isaac. Turning the corner to Port Isaac your hard work will be rewarded with mesmerising views across the port, amble down to the beach and re-fuel with fish and chips enjoyed in the sunshine.
Available for a week from: 26 July
Enjoy morning coffee in the garden before setting off for a day of exploring the rugged North Cornish coast, whether it's coast path rambles, cliff top picnics or sundowners on the beach, however you choose to spend the long summer days Pinetree Lodge is a spacious home from home for the whole family to relax in.
Penquite House sleeps six - ten, available for a week from: 11 July
Penquite Cottage sleeps four, available for a week from: 18 July
Spend mornings floating in the outdoor swimming pool and afternoons lounging in the warmth of the Cornish sun when you stay at Penquite House. Here you are treated to an oasis of calm, sheltered by swaying trees and surrounded by beautiful summer blooms. This countryside retreat is within striking distance of the coast with pretty Port Isaac just a short car journey away. A week at Penquite House or Penquite Cottage is sure to leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.
Available for a week from: 13 July
Start your day with a hearty barbecue breakfast in the sheltered garden before heading out for a day of water sports. Camel Ski School are based within easy walking distance of Hawkers and offer a range of fun water sports from Rock Pontoon. Whether it's a morning wake surfing session or an evening paddle across the calm estuary waters, there is no better way to discover the North Cornish coast.