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On your doorstep in Cornwall

There is much more, in the way of a local guide, in the local-secret-spilling information pack we give to our guests, post-contract. But here are some brief examples of what you would be able to do during your stay, should you so choose.​



Within walking distance there are so many beaches, and you can catch the ferry (or water taxi) over to Padstow beach.

These beaches include the famous surfing beach of Polzeath or the more sheltered Daymer Bay, ideal for kids and also for watching the kite-surfers (unless you do it yourself!).


Pub Dining


Rock: The Mariners and The Rock Inn (Great views from balcony & food is served all-day) or catch the water taxi (seasonal service) to the Padstow pubs.

Polzeath and nearby: Oystercatcher, Pityme Inn, Doom Bar, Maltsters Arms and the St Kew Inn.


In-house Catering Services

To help make your stay even more perfect, we can organise personal chefs (subject to avaliability) to cook delicious meals of your choice, in the comfort of your house. We can also organise catering for parties, celebrations and any special occasion. Please call us for more details


Catch the water taxi (seasonal restrictions) to Padstow or drive to Wadebridge and you can hire bicycles, tandems and even baby buggy attachments to explore the beautiful and scenic Camel Trail.



Rock and the close surrounding area has an incredible amount of watersport based activities.

Most are within a very short walking distance or a very short drive.

The choice of watersport opportunities is extensive:

Waterskiing, Wakeboarding, Kneeboarding, Banana Boats, Sailing Tuition, Sailboat Hire, RYA Powerboat Courses, Powerboat Tours, Powerboat Charter, Luxury Boat Charter, SCUBA Diving, SCUBA Lessons, Sea Fishing (Boat or Rock), Surfing. Surfing Lessons, Surf Hire, Coasteering, Kayaking, Jet Skis and Paddleboarding.

If you have your own powerboat licence, we can also arrange for short term RIB hire.


Coast & Cliff Walks


Walk from the property around to Daymer Bay (and Polzeath. There are stunning walks around Pentire head and across to Port Isaac. You can even catch the water taxi (seasonal) and explore the Camel trail (also by bike) and lots more coastal paths.


Pamper &       Well-Being

Close by, at the St Moritz in Trebetherick, is the award winning Cowshed spa. With six luxury treatment rooms and a whole lot of gorgeous treatments avaliable, just spoil yourself!! We can organise some of their services to take place at your house. Call our concierge team for more details.



There are some really great golf courses nearby - and don't forget to bring your handicap card:

St Enodoc Golf Club - 5 mins (2 18 hole courses, including the famous Church course)
The Point Golf Club – 10 min drive
Trevose Golf Club – 35 min drive

Bowood Golf Club – 35 min drive

Lelant (West Cornwall) - 70 min drive

Bude Golf Club - 40 min drive                                                                                      

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Cooking Classes: Thai & Indian


Learn to cook superb Thai and Indian cuisine with a top chef in the comfort of your house. Then enjoy eating the dishes you have made! Steve Lloyd’s laid-back fun approach to cooking tutorials will enable you to cook your favourite dishes at home. You will even receive course notes to take away with you.



Game & French

Learn how to cook Game and French food from our very talented French chef in the comfort of your holiday house. Add a cookery class to your stay and take the skills home with you, so you can enjoy fine French and Game food over and over again.

Stein's Cookery School

Only a ferry trip, or short water taxi ride (seasonal restrictions apply), away and you can learn new culinary skills at Rick Stein's Padstow Seafood school.

The courses are really inspiring. Early booking is advised. Call our concierge team for more details.

For Foodies...

Port Isaac: Nathan Outlaw (** Michelin), Rock: The Dining Room.

Padstow (by Water Taxi - seasonal): Rick Stein restaurants (Stein's Café has Michelin 'Bib Gourmand'), No 6 - Paul Ainsworth (Michelin *), Margot's Bistro.

Trebetherick & Polzeath and beyond: St Moritz Hotel, Waterfront, Longcross.


For Kids

The local area is just perfect for kids, in addition to all the other activities listed, there is also Crealy adventure park, Carruan farm, go-karting, zip wires and much more close by.

Call our concierge team for more information.


There are a few excellent shoots nearby and some other noted ones within an hour's drive.

Call our concierge team for more details.

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