Things To Do In Rock & North Cornwall | Natural Retreats
Rock & North Cornwall Guide
with xplore expert Greg R

Why we love Rock & North Cornwall

Rock & North Cornwall boast turquoise waters, endless sandy beaches, delicious seafood eateries and plenty of new seaside adventures waiting round every corner. With the perfect blend of coastal activities and peaceful countryside, visitors to this popular Southern region are guaranteed an unforgettable stay. Join Maureen as she outlines her 3-day itinerary exploring the Great British coastline, for you to enjoy during your stay.

Welcome to the Atlantic coast of North Cornwall. With fabulous self catering accommodation and celebrity endorsed eateries transforming the coast into top class destinations, North Cornwall magically combines the hip and trendy with wildly beautiful landscapes. Here, you’ll find surf spots, sensational beaches, spectacular coastline, dramatic cliffs and a huge number of activities for the whole family. Cornwall is an amazingly diverse place to stay and we have a huge array of properties to choose from. Whether you’re looking for a romantic harbour side cottage for two or a magnificent villa with sea views, we have it covered.

DAY 01

Explore well-trodden coastal paths

North Cornwall is famous for it's incredible beaches, spectacular sunsets and mouth-waitering restaurants so begin your seaside discovery with the following:



Take a brisk walk along the golden, buttery sands of Polzeath beach, in the heart of our Handpicked collection.


Seaside Feasts

Stop for lunch at TJ's Surf Cafe where you can enjoy the freshest seafood from the upper balcony, then head downstairs for a legendary Cornish ice cream.


...and Relax!

Meander your way back to your coastal hideaway for an evening of family fun set against your own ocean backdrop.

Seaside Treats

DAY 02

Beach Days

Today, pack up your beachwear and head out on a tour of North Cornwall's famous coastline. If you've bought your four-legged friend, there are plenty of pet-friendly beaches to encourage waggy tails and happy memories. Ensure your beach bucket list includes the picture perfect Daymer Bay, a favourite of the Prime Minister in the summer months, and our favourite spot for wiling away an afternoon.

DAY 03

Sensational Seafood

Take a trip on the Padstow Rock ferry to get a front row seat to the beauty of the Camel Estuary. Enjoy a stroll through the scenic fishing port of Padstow, the eating capital of the North Coast. Visit Rick Stein's legendary seafront restaurants and tuck in to the freshest mussels, fish and delicious oysters whilst reflecting on your time enjoying the Cornish coast.

Ocean Adventures

Local Tips & Expertise

Call the Xplore Team to find out more
01625 416430

Our Top 3's in the Area

Greg R

Rock & North Cornwall Xplore Team Member

I love getting out & about sampling local produce & finding the unknown treasures in a location - our properties in Rock and North Cornwall are perfect for that.