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Padstow Harbour

School Hill, Padstow PL28 8DT, England
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First visit to Padstow and Cornwall.

Just come back from our first visit to Cornwall having stayed in Padstow, we normally go to Dorset... read more

Reviewed yesterday
millie80
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Essington, United Kingdom
Family holiday

Pastor is a lovely place but so busy in August! Becoming very expensive too!...turning into... read more

Reviewed yesterday
izzyWWales
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W Wales
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rick stein” (188 reviews)
“park and ride” (109 reviews)
“fishing boats” (44 reviews)
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School Hill, Padstow PL28 8DT, England
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"rick stein"
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"park and ride"
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"fishing boats"
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"lots of shops"
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"fish and chips"
in 127 reviews
"art galleries"
in 32 reviews
"pastry"
in 132 reviews
"pubs and restaurants"
in 27 reviews
"ice cream"
in 127 reviews
"watch the world"
in 54 reviews
"quaint shops"
in 23 reviews
"visited padstow"
in 84 reviews
"lovely place"
in 91 reviews
"lots of places to eat"
in 30 reviews
"out of season"
in 58 reviews
"love padstow"
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"chough bakery"
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Reviewed yesterday

Just come back from our first visit to Cornwall having stayed in Padstow, we normally go to Dorset. Padstow harbour is very picturesque but extremely busy and expensive. We stayed just a short walk away but with a very steep walk into the harbour. When...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Pastor is a lovely place but so busy in August! Becoming very expensive too!...turning into PadStein! Really cashing in on Rock Stein association. Some good places to eat and drink but they are not on the harbour front...like the Golden Lion. Good selection of shops...More

Thank izzyWWales
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a lovely time walking round the harbour area after a return ferry trip to Rock.. Lots of little shops and plenty of character. Nice buzz about the place. Definitely worth a visit.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Padstow in August is busy to say the least but still delightful. Rick Stein has more than one niche here and the fish is good. Boat rides galore and there’s a ferry over to Rock where you can then do a walk round to Polzeath....More

Thank Steelysurrey
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love this place! Lovely quaint little shops and nice places to eat! Very busy but it is August!! Will definitely visit Padstow again

1  Thank karinamottley
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have visited the harbour on many occasions, come rain or shine, It is pretty and has lots of eateries to enjoy, plus boat trips to see the local wildlife. Would recommend a visit to the Lobster Hatchery, what good work they are doing. Try...More

1  Thank LIZ151247
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A very beautiful little harbour town with lots of little shops and places to eat & drink. Nice to wander round for a couple of hours & have lunch or a snack. You can go across the ferry to Rock for £4 per adult return....More

Thank goldenlionCumbria
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely harbour! Very picturesque with boats mooring and all of the stone buildings surrounding it. Only downside is the masses of people here on a summer day and too many pop up stalls offering hair braids, jewellery and beach toys. Takes away from the natural...More

Thank ROW4444
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited in August and despite the hoards of people the harbour is charming, not over-developed and a great place to spend a couple of hours exploring. There’s plenty of car parking as well, something of a rarity in certain Cornish villages. Well worth a...More

Thank Fly_Tyer_99
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you come here on a sunny day for lunch there can’t be a better place in the country can there!? Simply stunningly beautiful little harbour town with so many amazing places to eat and so many nice shops too. If you’re in Cornwall you’ve...More

1  Thank AndySING73
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srilankaEssex
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Response from michaelwatkins668 | Reviewed this property |
Andy H has it spot on. Best follow his suggestion.
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chellerow
21 May 2018|
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Response from Malcolm D | Reviewed this property |
Suggest that you ring the Tourist Information Office, they will know and are exceedingly helpful too.
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