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Coastal village double ensuite - with patioComfortable double en-suite room situated in a bungalow, walking distance (approx 10 minutes) to Crantock beach with less than a five minute walk to the centre of the village. Off road parking in a quiet location. The room has a small fridge and on arrival it will have milk,orange juice, water and yoghurts. There is a toaster for guest use and cereal is provided. Tea and coffee facilities. Please note we do have family dogs.
66 The Lea on the 5 ☆ Trevella ParkRelax with the whole family at our peaceful and comfortable static caravan. Two bedrooms, the master with a king size bed with fully fitted wardrobes. The second bedroom has two small single beds with a small wardrobe. The family bathroom has walk in shower, toilet and washbasin. The fully equiped kitchen includes everything you would need including a microwave crockery and utensils. An iron, ironing board for your convenience the dining table seats four. South facing decking
The Annexe in Crantock.The Annexe is an attached comfortable self-contained rental in Crantock within easy walking distance of our beautiful beach and village. The property consists of a living area with fully fitted kitchen, shower room and a lovely bedroom with vaulted ceiling. There is a small rear garden area as well as a parking space at the front of the property which is accessed via it’s own entrance. Freeview TV and WIFI is also included.
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Located two miles south of England’s surfing capital of Newquay — one of the most famous spots in Cornwall — Crantock is a small village and beach that feels a world apart. While that big, lively resort with its nightlife and shopping is just on the other side of the Gannel Estuary, Crantock is a mild-mannered enclave of thatched cottages, an ancient pub, a church, and a surf shop. Behind the village is Crantock’s gorgeously unspoilt beach, where turquoise water, rock pools, dunes, and caves conjure a slice of coastal heaven. There’s good surf here, too, with lifeguard cover from late May to September, as well as a nice cafe. Plenty more similarly lovely coves lie along the South West Coast Path, including pristine Polly Joke, then the wider Holywell Bay, popular with swimmers and surfers. You’re in a great position here for exploring this magnificent county.
Halfway down the north Cornish coast, Crantock is reached by a country road off the A3075. There’s a super handy car park at the beach owned by the National Trust. Cornwall Newquay Airport (NQY) is about 20 minutes by road if you take a cab or hire a car. The airport services domestic flights from other parts of the United Kingdom and limited routes into Europe. Alternatively, you can hire bikes in Newquay or catch a bus direct from the bus station. Buses run from Crantock, including to Holywell Bay, St Agnes, and Truro’s mainline station. Those coming by rail could also use Bodmin Parkway station, then hire a car or catch a train to Par for the Atlantic Coast Line to nearby Quintrell Downs (10 minutes by taxi).
Summer is a heavenly time to be in Cornwall, when the weather is glorious and the beaches are as nice as any in the Caribbean or Mediterranean. Wildflowers fill the grasslands of Pentire Point West in spring, and fields of brilliant red poppies bloom in June and July. However, many prefer the lack of crowds and bigger surf waves of the off-season. In winter, stronger winds and bigger swells attract committed wave jockeys. The hire shop at the beach rents winter wetsuits. Famous spots nearby are very busy in peak season, especially during school holidays, but there’s always somewhere to escape to in Crantock. Summer festivals include the mega Boardmasters Surf, Skate and Music Festival in August on Fistral Beach, and Tunes in the Dunes at Perranporth.
Between the West Pentire Headland and Crantock, and the Pentire headland and Newquay on the other side, runs the Gannel Estuary, a shallow tidal river where schooners and barges once carried cargoes of coal and timber. On this south side, a footpath runs beside a strip of beach, fun for families. Spot wading egrets, trout skipping through the water, and evidence of old boatyards and moorings.
A crevice in the rocks at the southern end of Crantock Beach is abundant with seabirds, and at low tide it’s possible to explore a cave here to see some 100-year-old rock carvings of animals and a human profile.
Skateboarders should go for a session at this superb skatepark in Newquay, considered one of the best in the United Kingdom. And best of all, it’s free! Even if you’ve never pulled an ollie, it’s a fun spot to watch the local talent perfect their tricks on the street run, bowl, stair set, and retro-style pool.