Best Things to See & Do in Port-Isaac

  • Rumps Point

    The stretch of path that runs between Bosacstle and Padstow covers a daunting twenty six miles but can easily be broken up into two sections: Boscastle to Port Isaac (14.5 miles) and Port Isaac to Padstow (12 miles). There is...
  • A seventeen mile long cycle path which follows the River Camel from Padstow, on the north Cornish coast, to Poley's Bridge, on the edge of Bodmin Moor.

  • A curious little church located in the village of Trebetherick between Rock and Polzeath. Overlooking Daymer Bay and backing onto the golf course of the same name, St Enodoc is perhaps best known as the resting place of former poet laureate John Betjeman.

  • Tintagel Castle Cornwall

    Clifftop ruins of castle which was allegedly the fortress used by King Arthur.

  • Camel Trail - Padstow to Bodmin

    The Camel Trail passes through some of Cornwall's most beautiful countryside. It is a completely free resource, which is available throughout the year, and covers a total distance of seventeen miles. Cornwall County Council converted eleven miles...

  • Tintagel Old Post Office

    Carefully restored building originally dating from the 14th century, is now in the care of the National Trust

  • Tintagel - King Arthur Sculpture

    There could hardly be a more dramatic setting for a sculpture than the windswept edge of a rugged promontory, jutting into the Atlantic Ocean. Fitting just that bill are the cliffs of Tintagel Island, the perfect site for a...

  • Tintagel Castle Bridge

    Dramatic windswept cliffs, romantic ruins, and of course, a dash of Arthurian legend – what more could you ask? The dramatically remote location of Tintagel Castle in North Cornwall draws hundreds of thousands of visitors in...

  • National Lobster Hatchery - Padstow

    Centre set up to conserve the local lobster population and preserve marine biodiversity. Lobsters are raised from eggs through the most vunerable stage of their life cycle before being released back into the wild. The visitor centre is open every day of the year except Christmas Day.

  • King Arthur's Great Halls was designed and built in the 1930s to encapsulate the world and legend of King Arthur

  • Obby Oss Parade - Padstow

    Padstow's Obby Oss celebration is one of the oldest surviving festivals in the UK, famous for both its age and its uniqueness. Thought to have its origins in Pagan fertility rites, the Obby Oss is primarily a celebration of Beltane, the Celtic...

  • Merlin's Cave - Tintagel

    Tintagel is intricately linked with the tales surrounding the legendary King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. And no story that involves Arthur is complete without mention of the oh-so mysterious magician Merlin....

  • Prideaux Place - Padstow

    Elizabethan manor house and gardens on the edge of Padstow. Built in 1592, Prideaux Place has been in the Prideaux-Brune family ever since. There are formal gardens featuring grottos, a walled garden and a deer park.

  • The Camel Estuary

    The Camel Estuary, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that enters the sea near Padstow, provides an excellent habitat for birds. Large areas of salt marsh encourage a variety of winter waders, while on the mudflats at low tide you...