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Padstow Harbour, Padstow

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Numerous bars, shops, and restaurants attract thousands of visitors to Padstow Harbour, a small fishing port made famous by celebrity chefs Rick Stein and Paul Ainsworth. Walk around the area to observe and photograph an idyllic scene of fishing and pleasure craft rocking side by side on their moorings, as local children fish for crabs from the harbor wall. Several popular quayside inns and cafes overlook the calm waters, drawing both residents and tourists to drop by for an evening meal and a few drinks with friends, just as the sun sets over the harbor. Located just north of this area, a convenient visitor center offers various tourist services, information, and maps of the harbor and the surrounding region. Add Padstow Harbour and other attractions to your Padstow trip itinerary using our Padstow vacation generator.
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  • August 21, 2017
    Children always love to do some crabbing around the harbour and we take the ferry across to Rock where there are some nice places to eat . Water sling on the bay and then of course there is the Camel ...  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    Padstow harbour is beautiful with lots to see and do. The quaint little shops especially the bakery with the massive ''pavlova' looks amazing. Rick Steins deli is worth a visit the smells in the shop ...  more »
  • August 19, 2017
    We used the park and ride from next to Tesco which cost £4 for the car. Starts at 10.30. Dropped us right in town and pick up was in the harbour by the Steins fish and chip shop. Plenty to do. Shops. ...  more »
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  • Very quaint place...have been before but years ago...loved it. Nice restaurants and gift shops.
  • Helpful and friendly staff. Well sheltered harbour with shower facilities. Amenities nearby. Scenic.
  • Lovely place nice shops, alot of food places and great views.
  • I love to visit here even though the weather was pants today it's still beautiful and exciting. "Oss Oss, Wee Oss"
  • A nice little harbour. A few local shops in the area and boat trips. In season there is occasionally something going on by the harbour, singers, band etc. Nice and tranquil. Dog friendly area with a few walks leading away from the harbour and along the coast. Car parking is tight, but a larger car park further along the sea wall. Gets busy in season.

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