Below is a list of useful links we have compiled which you may find of interest

A popular attraction has to include the wide selection of beautiful gardens throughout Cornwall - these include:

The Eden Project
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
National Trust Gardens at Lanhydrock, Cotehele, Trerice, Trelissick, Glendurgan and Tregwainton.

Great family days out with animals include:

Old MacDonald's Farm
The National Seal Sanctuary
Paradise Park
Newquay Zoo
The Bluereef Aquarium
The National Lobster Hatchery Padstow
Crealy Adventure Park
Porteath Bee Centre
Springfields Fun Park and Pony Centre
Taymar Valley Donkey Park and Sanctuary

Fun for all the family can be found at:

Carnglaze Caverns
Ben's Playworld
Goonhilly Satellite Station
Buccaneer Bay
Holywell Bay
Trethorne Leisure Park
Land's End
The Cornish Cider Farm
Camel Valley Vineyard

Many other historical attractions are all within reach and include:

St Michael's Mount,
Tintagel and Pendennis Castles
Bodmin and Wenford Railway
The Maritime Museum
Courtroom Experience 
Mevagissey Model Railway
Porthcurno Telegraphic Museum
Royal Cornwall Museum
China Clay Country Park 
Charlestown Shipwreck & Heritage Centre
The Tate - St Ives
Poldark and Geevor Tin Mine.
Bodmin Jail

For more information on these attractions, visit Padstow Tourist Information Centre


PADSTOW ART - Porthcothan Bay.  Mike Bailey and Angie Snelling run a small gallery at Porthcothan Bay near Padstow in North Cornwall. Their paintings are inspired by the beautiful Cornish coastline and scenic landscape. Angela specializes in watercolours whilst Mike's skill lies with Acrylics.

Cole, Rayment and White are the longest established independent Estate Agents in Padstow. Whilst many Agents claim to specialise in this beautiful and unique area of North Cornwall, CRW is the only firm with branches in Camelford, Padstow, Rock and Wadebridge.  All offices are overseen by a Senior Partner and many of the personnel have been with CRW for years ensuring continuity and great local knowledge which is essential and all too rare in Estate Agency. 
Cole, Rayment and White also act as agents for over one hundred self catering holiday cotages in the Padstow and Rock areas. Check out their dedicated website for further information.
Trelawney Garden Centre - Wadesbridge. 
The result of over 30 years hard work now offers customers an all weather themed shopping experience inspired by the Southern railway which steamed through the site in the early part of the last century.  3 fantastic shopping platforms are loaded with just about everything you could need to tend for your garden, high quality garden furniture, barbecues and a range of giftware to suit all occasions.  There is also a restaurant to provide refreshment while having a break from shopping and an adventure playground to give the children lots to do and keep them happy.

A collection of Cornish links which are both useful and idiosyncratic to a visitor to Cornwall can be found at