The Area | Harlyn Bay
Directly opposite the Inn is Harlyn Bay, a beautiful sweep of sand sheltered by Trevose Head with its dramatic cliffs. This naturally beautiful beach is lifeguard patrolled, dog friendly and offers excellent surf and all round family fun. There are also six other beautiful beaches in close proximity, within five minutes drive. The landscape contains enormous variety offering stunning coastal paths to walk, linking the shopping and lively nightlife of Newquay to the quaint old fishing town of Padstow with it's rustic harbour-side pubs and shops. Our local village of St Merryn offers excellent amenities such as public houses, restaurants, doctors' surgery, garage, bakery, post office, newsagent and grocery shops including off-licence premises.
The North Coast has many tempting attributes. Jamie Oliver in Watergate, Paul Ainsworth and Rick Stein in Padstow have all successfully opened now well-established restaurants. It is an ideal centre for touring the many delights of Cornwall. Visit gardens, historic sites, charming villages, cliff tops, rolling countryside and beautiful beaches. Or, if you're inclined, go sailing, fishing, horse riding or water skiing. There are also a host of children's attractions nearby such as the Crealy Adventure Park and Old MacDonald's Farm.
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The quaint old fishing town of Padstow with its rustic harbour-side pubs and shops is just three miles from Harlyn. Why not treat yourself at one of Rick Stein's famous eateries: The Seafood Restaurant, Stein's Café or Stein's Fish and Chips. If you're looking for fine dining, consider No.6 on Middle Street for seriously good food. Margot's on Duke Street is a cheery, welcoming little bistro serving an excellent variety of dishes from fresh, local produce.
"Seven bays for seven days" Harlyn Bay makes up one of seven beautiful bays all within 4 miles. These bays include some of North Cornwall's top surfing bays and "secret surf spots".
If you're after shopping and nightlife, then Newquay is only 20 minutes away from Harlyn. Newquay also provides many tourist attractions and yet more top surf beaches, including the infamous Fistral Beach.
The Eden Project
One of the UK's top gardens and conservation tourist attractions located in Cornwall.
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