Best Things to See & Do in St-Mabyn

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  • 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.

  • Pencarrow House

    Historic Georgian House, beautiful gardens and superb collection of pictures, furniture and porcelain.

  • Pine Lodge Gardens

    Thirty acres of variedly landscaped gardens including woodland walk, Japanese garden and ponds and lakes

  • Trehellas House / Bodmin

    AA rosette awarded restaurant offering locally sourced meats, fish, fruit, vegetables and Cornish cheeses. Also offers stir-fry and vegetarian specials.

  • 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...

  • Bodmin Jail

    Bodmin Jail, which was built as the County Prison in 1778 and was notorious for its cramped conditions and public hangings, is now a fascinating museum

  • St Kew Inn / Port Isaac

    St Kew Inn

    It's a 6 mile walk to St Kew from Padstow, or a 12 mile drive (that pesky estuary). Either way, it’s worth it to visit this 15th-century inn in its rural hamlet.

    The St Kew Inn serves lovely local produce, some of it cooked over a wood fire. Try the catch from that day’s fishing boats, or tuck into some succulent Cornish meat. Just make sure that you leave room for pudding, which includes their unique smoked ice cream…

    Inside, the inn is made up of several...
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  • Pilchards cafe - Port Gaverne

    Port Gaverne is a sheltered little cove close to Port Isaac, and home to the Port Gaverne Hotel & Restaurant. The hotel has recently launched its new venture, Pilchards @ Port Gaverne.

    This cafe is right on the beach, with the waves practically lapping the decking at high water. If you want a table near the sea, they don't come closer than this. Chef Tom Mackins has created a menu that makes the most...
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  • 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...
  • The Bodmin & Wenford Railway is the only standard gauge railway in the county to run both steam and diesel trains

  • Trevathan Farm / Port Isaac

    Trevathan Farm

    Head out to St Endellion for some home-cooked, home-grown food. The popular restaurant is open every day (except Monday) for breakfast and lunch. You can also enjoy a proper Cornish cream tea at the farm at any time.

    Our top tip is to book a table here for Sunday lunch. Their traditional roast is fantastic, especially if you choose their home-produced beef.The farm is currently managed by the 5th generation of the Symons family, and there's a lovely, family...
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  • Port Gaverne Hotel / Port Isaac

    Port Gaverne Hotel restuarant

    Tiny Port Gaverne was once a busy trading port with an inn at its centre. The trade departed, but the inn stayed, and it's now the rather luxe Port Gaverne Restaurant & Hotel.

    The restaurant serves fantastic Cornish produce, including freshly caught fish. The meat, dairy and veg are all Cornish wherever possible, and there are even local libations on the wine list. As well as the fabulous food, the location is lovely, set in this little cove just a few minutes' walk from busy Port...
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  • Chapel an Gansblydhen

    Chapel an Gansblydhen is an fine looking pub in Bodmin, that forms part of the Wetherspoon family. The building is an extensively restored Wesleyan chapel dating back to 1840. It sports old world charm along with cosy appeal. If you are into historic architecture, start your day right with traditional and vegetarian breakfast options at Chapel an Gansblydhen.

    The pub offers aromatic Lavazza coffee, craft beers, real ales and typical pub delights. Drawing in regulars with its low...
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  • Hole in the Wall / Bodmin

    Hole in the Wall - Bodmin

    If you are looking for a pub with quirky historic appeal in Cornwall, Hole in the Wall has plenty of it! The pub's name comes from its past as a debtor's prison (1749 - 1779). During this time, food was passed through a hole in the wall.

    Packed with olde worlde charm from the moment you stroll by the courtyard stream and into the pub, the Hole in the Wall will delight you from the moment you enter it. Inside, you will find an open fire, bare stone walling, small wooden tables, and...
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  • iBounce trampoline park

    iBounce is Cornwall's longest running trampoline park. Featuring over 60 trampolines with stunt zones, dodgeball, parent and toddler sessions, adult fitness classes, disco nights and a lot more this is a great indoor attraction for all the family.

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