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Stretching over 40 miles, the north coast of Cornwall is as beautiful as it is rugged. This popular area of the county is renowned for surfing and boasts quintessential Cornish hot spots such as Padstow, Tintagel, St Ives, Newquay, Bude and Port Isaac. Boasting a wealth of family-friendly attractions, the hard part is deciding on where to go first!

North Coast Cornish Beaches A visit to Cornwall isn’t complete without spending time on the north coast, exploring the traditional Cornish fishing villages and the endless sandy beaches on offer. With many iconic golden beaches and hidden coves to choose from, you’ll be spoilt for choice when deciding on the perfect spot throw your blanket wide and devour a seaside picnic. For dramatic beaches and far-reaching coastal views, explore Watergate Bay and Bedruthan Steps, just north of the busy seaside town of Newquay. For more secluded and sheltered beaches, St Agnes and Rock flaunt delightful coves waiting to be explored.

Cornish Family Holidays The North Coast has a wealth of activities to keep the young (and young at heart) entertained. Hire a bicycle and take in some of the finest scenery in the country, the Camel Trail is an 18-mile route offering a wide flat track that stretches from Bodmin, passing through Wadebridge and ends in Padstow, where fish and chips on the harbour await. Cycle to the Camel Valley Vineyard where adults can sample Cornish Brut, a delicious sparkling wine that’s a hit with visitors and locals alike whilst children enjoy grape juice. Enjoy a family day out at Paradise Park, an award-winning wildlife sanctuary near Hayle, home to tropical birds, penguins and red pandas, enjoy exotic summer gardens and let the parrots take centre stage at this wildlife haven.

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