Things to do around Padstow and Constantine Bay
Constantine Beach is a sandy beach perfect for surfing, body boarding, rock pooling & sunbathing. It is approx 5/10 mins walk away from Beach Boys. Treyarnon Bay (less than 1 mile away) is a 10 min walk. Boobys Bay, next to Constantine Bay is approx 10 mins walk. Porthcothan Beach 2 miles. St Mothers Ivy beach 1 mile. Haryln Beach 1 mile away. Trevone Beach 3 miles. Bedruthan Steps 4 miles. Mawgan Porth 5 miles. Watergate Bay Beach 8 miles. Newquay Beach/Fistral is approx 11 miles.
Trevose Golf and Country Club is approximately 250 metres away PL28 8JB. It is the home of one of the UK’s finest links courses. The club also boasts an outdoor heated pool which is open to non residents as well as tennis courts and lessons.
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Constantine and its neighbouring beaches are fantastic for surfing and body boarding.. There are many surfing schools in the surrounding areas. It is also a walking paradise as it is located on the North Cornwall coastal path. You may complete the Trevose Head Circular walk. The walk starts at Constantine Bay and follows the coast path around Trevose Head, passing Booby’s Bay and a collapsed cave, before reaching Dinas Head and the lighthouse. The route follows the coast path around Trevose Head before reaching the sandy beaches of Mother Ivy’s and Harlyn Bay. The return route is fairly quick, following lanes back to Constantine. approx 6 miles
How to get there
Newquay airport is around 10-15 mins drive away and there are frequent flights to many destinations within the UK. Constantine Bay is accessed by the M5 and the A30 and is approx 2 1/2 hours from Bristol. Bodmin Parkway train station is approx a 25 minute drive. There is a bus stop 1 min away outside the local shop which will take you directly to and from Bodmin parkway station.
Treyarnon Bay is home to the local Youth Hostel, in a great location overlooking the sea, where you can get a fab casual breakfast, day/evening meals – great for children/adults, only a 10 min walk. The Treglos Hotel and Trevose Golf club are a walk away.St Merryn village 2/3 mins drive from Constantine & offers a good selection of pubs, restaurant, shops, bakery, fish and chip shop, garage/fuel/hardware store & Rafferty’s Wine Bar . It is also home to the Cornish Arms pub, owned by Rick Stein.
Nearby Padstow offers a wide selection of pubs, shops and restaurants. It is home to Rick Stein’s Seafood Restaurant, Deli, fresh fish counter and fish & chip restaurant as well as Paul Ainsworth’s “No 6” Michelin star restaurant.