The view from our balcony
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Position from The Camel Trail looking across the Oldtown lagoon at high tide
Google Earth image showing 'The Barn' circled, at the bottom of our lane - the Oldtown lagoon inlet (tide out in this picture) with the Camel Trail top right going into Padstow.
The Camel Trail with lovely estuary views
Oldtown inlet Lagoon at high tide, at the bottom of our lane - just have fun.
Our Garden, relax and enjoy the peace.
The lagoon fills from the estuary under the arch, the Camel Trail goes over it.
This little beach is just at the bottom of our lane - only a few yards across the Camel Trail. CLICK THE LINK TO SEE A GOOGLE MAPS PICTURE
The view from the properties car park
The view across the estuary where we join the Camel Trail
Our Padstow cottage, ‘The Barn’ is in an ideal location for those looking for peace and quiet but with all local amenities close to hand. Set in delightful countryside surrounded by open fields and farmland, it’s so easy to walk, cycle, or drive to nearby towns, villages, places of interest and beaches.
‘The Barn’ is a few minutes walk to the Camel Trail. Just down the hill the bridge straddles an inlet of the enclosing a tranquil, tidal lagoon to explore. Across the trail, there’s an easy to reach little beach where the water stretches into stunning expanse of the river’s curve. Poldark fans might recognize the estuary and Ross’s home of Nampara along the sandy beach of Porthcothan!
The estuary meets the Atlantic revealing a coastline with more beaches to explore than days of the week. Our guests can take their pick from magnificent stretches of golden sand to mile of coves and inlets; whatever you want to do, in or out of water; you’ll be spoilt for choice…. surf, fish, sunbathe, catch crabs in rock pools.
There are pretty villages close by - Little Petherick, St. Merryn and St. Issey, with shops, churches and pubs where visitors can catch a glimpse of the Cornish way of life and places to visit from St. Enodoc Church to Crealy Great Adventure Theme Park and the Elizabethan manor at Prideaux Place. Padstow is a historic fishing port with so much more than renowned restaurants and award winning pasty shops with a busy harbour bustling with activity, galleries, the ferry to Rock, pleasure boats and fishing.
The cottage is a restful retreat, A quiet place to plan the day while taking in the natural beauty and wildlife of Cornwall any time of year.