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Padstow Harbour

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Address: School Hill, Padstow PL28 8DT, England
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Lovely sight!

Love Padstow Harbour! Who Wouldn't? The walk across the bridge bit that is opened to let boats in and out affords the best view of boats docked and the backdrop of the buildings!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Horley, United Kingdom
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Horley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love Padstow Harbour! Who Wouldn't? The walk across the bridge bit that is opened to let boats in and out affords the best view of boats docked and the backdrop of the buildings!

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South Devon, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good to see boats being repaired and restored in a working harbour. Used ferry Rock to Padstow return. Saves a long drive a d findubg a parking space in Padstow Plenty of good shops around. We were there at sales time.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the town was busy during the Christmas break, we loved our two nights in Padstow. The harbour was lit with Christmas lights at night and so pretty. We enjoyed a tour of the Padstow Brewery Company producing Craft Cornish beers. Also loved the boat tour to explore the surrounding area and its wildlife. We were lucky to see the... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely place to stroll around and to sit and watch the world go by, however it can get very busy during the main holiday dates. In July and august you will be lucky to find a parking place or somewhere to sit. A large variety of places to eat.

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Thank bac2thesun
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed near here for a four night break recently. Like all small towns, parking is very limited. Suggest parking near the lobster fishery at the bottom of the hill and walking along the quay towards the inner harbour. (200 yds?). Even in the depths of winter, we found the town buzzing and the harbour filled with boats. Its always... More 

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Thank Neil R
Nailsworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to take in the sea air with good pubs and bars, great restaurants and a good range of shops and galleries. The only downside is the sea gulls, which seem to be a hazard everywhere in Cornwall. If you've got the time take the ferry to Rock and wander along the beaches; totally relaxing.

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Coopers Beach, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited early in the morning on a cloudless day. A very beautiful little harbour right in the centre of town with a car park right by the water. A great place for photographs but check the tide times before you visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very pretty Most of the coffee shops restaurants and other gift shops were closed so a bit disappointed. I bought a pasty to eat on the water break but the huge seagulls scared me so ate it in the car. Really enjoyed my visit. I expect it would be heaving with tourists in the summer months. The man who works... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place to visit. Plenty of restaurants and cafes to eat at whilst enjoying the harbour views. Parking is difficult in high season, but more car parks just out of the town within a short walk.

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Thank Janet S
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went into a new fabulous cocktail bar called Ruby's Bar in Padstow where the bar tender makes delicious cocktails. Drinks are quite pricey so you would expect to see people in there having pre- dinner drinks....therefore I do not expect dogs in this bar!! I saw the bar tender turn a couple away who had a small baby who... More 

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