If you’re searching for a getaway that combines proximity to the water, delectable dining, boutique shops, and lively bars, look no further. Let us guide you through the highlights of Rock, a coastal paradise nestled on the shore of the Camel Estuary, known for its breathtaking beauty, pristine beaches, and vibrant atmosphere. Explore our exclusive holiday properties, strategically located for an exceptional stay in the heart of all the action.
Spoilt for choice
With reaching views across the Camel Estuary to Padstow, where every dining experience comes with a breathtaking sea view, you are spoilt for choice on where to eat.
The newest edition to Rock is Four Boys, an all-day café. A haven for seafood enthusiasts and advocates of farm-to-table dining. Locally caught seafood, complemented by the freshest seasonal produce, including mouthwatering salads and vegetables cultivated right here in Rock.
Firmly established in the centre of Rock is The Mariners, part of the Paul Ainsworth collection. Full of seasonal dishes and fine ales, a classic British pub with stunning estuary views. Take a short ferry trip from Rock to Padstow and you will be spoilt for choice, from the renowned Rick Steins Seafood restaurants serving succulent lobster and mouthwatering scallops, to the local gems serving up crispy fish and chips, every corner seems to offer a culinary adventure.
For those looking for a more intimate dining experience, Karrek at St Enodoc Hotel offers a sublime tasting menu, celebrating the best of Cornish produce or venture a little further up the road to The Dining Room. Renowned as a cut above the rest, The Dining Room delights its patrons with exquisitely presented and tantalizing fare, a feast for both the eyes and the taste buds.
For those seeking adventures
Rock beckons adventure seekers to experience the adrenaline rush of various water sports. Camel Ski offers exhilarating activities such as water skiing, wakeboarding, and paddle boarding on the waters of the Camel Estuary. Whether you’re a seasoned enthusiast or a novice looking to try something new, Camel Ski ensures an unforgettable experience. Additionally, you can even hire their floating Island, a unique and remarkable venue for private functions!
As you explore the thrilling world of water sports in Rock, you’ll also find the renowned Rock Sailing Club, nestled on the picturesque shores of Camel Estuary. This sailing haven provides a magnificent backdrop for boats of all sizes, boasting a combination of protected waters, sandy beaches, offshore sailing, and reliable winds. Whether you’re a seasoned sailor or a complete beginner, their sailing school welcomes all, making it the perfect opportunity to embark on an unforgettable journey across the estuary’s waters.
For a those looking for a laid-back rhythm, bikes can be hired from Padstow or Wadebridge where you can cycle the camel trail at your own pace whilst taking in the beautiful Cornish countryside along a disused railway line between Padstow, Wadebridge, Bodmin & Wenfordbridge.
From Rock, embark on the scenic coast path and indulge in panoramic views of Port Isaac Bay, Polzeath, and the Camel Estuary. Immerse yourself in stretches of white sands and traverse granite cliffs, leading to Pentire—a remarkably beautiful headland offering far-reaching vistas. Bird enthusiasts may catch glimpses of Peregrine falcons, gannets, and the occasional puffin. For a gentler walk, visit St Enodoc church, the final resting place of Sir John Betjamin, and meander through the charming village of St Minver, home to Sharp’s Brewery. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy a refreshing Doom Bar at the brewery during your visit.
Boutique shopping by the sea
Spend time browsing a collection of boutique shops, including Lower Deck, showcasing stylish sailing clothing, The Beach House for designer labels for the fashion-forward, and cosy shops brimming with comfortable hoodies perfect for a casual coastal lifestyle. As well as clothing, browse coastal interior shops such as Lucy Orr Interiors, where you can source furniture, lighting, lampshades, soft furnishings and fabrics as well as original artwork.
Embrace the essence of this vibrant destination by choosing from our carefully curated collection of exclusive holiday properties, ensuring a seamless and extraordinary experience.
Give us a call on 01208 869430 for more information on which property suits your family the best