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Tel code: 01841 | code search
Postcode: PL27 | code search
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Folk Customs:
Cornish Midsummer Bonfires
Helston Floral Day Furry Dance
Padstow 'Obby 'Oss
Quinquennial Knill Dance,
St Columb Hurling
Tom Bawcock's Eve

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Blue Tomato Cafe
"This Cafe has the ambience, food quality & presentation of a Blackpool Pleasure Beach Cafe with the prices of a central London Restaurant - we regretably didnt check prices before ..." More

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Rock could hardly be less appropriately name as its popularity is largely due to the long stretches of fine sandy beaches washed by the tidal waters of the Camel Estuary. Rightly acclaimed as one of the major watersports centres in Cornwall, sailing, windsurfing, water skiing and rowing are all activities which can be carried out in the relatively calm waters of the estuary.
Rock Sailing club and Camel Ski Clubs are both situated on the Quay at Rock. Boats can be hired for both sailing and fishing. The river can be crossed to Padstow by the Black Tor ferry which runs all year round.
The renowned St Enodoc Golf Club at Rock clings to the clifftops of the Estuary – seaside links at their finest with two challenging courses on offer. Scenic walks on the coastal footpath and inland make this area an ideal base for hikers etc.
Nearby, nestling in the dunes is St Enodoc Church, where the late Poet Laureate Sir John Betjeman is buried.

Estate Agent

Cole Rayment & White

Golf Club

St Enodoc Golf Club

Pub and Bar

Mariners Rock
Rock Inn Bar & Bistro

Restaurant

Blue Tomato Cafe
Burridges Restaurant
L’Estuarie
Mariners Rock
Mariner’s
Rock Inn Bar & Bistro

Taxi

Rock Water Taxi

Shops

Rock Bakery
Watts Butchers
Rock Oysters
The Nursery Stores
Mooch
The Beach House
Rock Road Gallery

Activities

Cornish Sea Tours(Boat Trips and Cruises)

Places to Stay near Rock

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St.Agnes Flat 2 at Lundy House (0.59 miles)

St.Agnes Flat 2 at Lundy House
This stunning apartment is very comfortable and will delight all couples wishing to be based in Rock,on the North Cornish coast .

Rock is a busy little village bustling with life in summer whilst in ... More | visit website
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Old Custom House (1.43 miles)

Old Custom House

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Standing in an imposing position on the quayside, the Customs and Excise building was well respected by the smugglers in the 1800’s. After refurbishment it’s still one of the finest ... More

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Seafood Restaurant (1.45 miles)

Seafood Restaurant
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The Metropole Hotel (1.47 miles)

The Metropole Hotel

More often than not, the 4 star Metropole hotel is the first sight you notice on entering the vibrant town of Padstow, aka the sea food capital of Great Britain (thanks in the main to ... More | visit website

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Pendeen House (1.54 miles)

Pendeen House

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Pendeen House overlooks Padstow’s Camel Estuary with beautiful views to Rock & Daymer Bay. Four ensuite rooms, including a family room. Decked terrace and spacious dining room. Just three minutes ... More

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Symply Padstow (1.54 miles)

Symply Padstow
Symply Padstow is a quality bed & breakfast accommodation for the discerning visitor in Padstow, North Cornwall.

Located just a stone's throw from the quayside shops, restaurants and romantic harbour. The picturesque harbour-town of ... More | visit website
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Pentire (1.55 miles)

Pentire

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Roserrow Golf and Country Club is situated between Rock and Polzeath. New for 2008 are a small number of luxury suites offering king sized or twin bedded bedrooms, bathrooms, fully ... More

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Padstow Breaks (1.57 miles)

Padstow Breaks
Padstow breaks has two boutiques flats suitable for couples. Both apartments are fully equipped to a high standard and have flat screen TVs with DVD players as well as ipod/CD players in each. Each apartment ... More | visit website
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Cross House Hotel (1.66 miles)

Cross House Hotel

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Charming Georgian house with Grade II listing set in the Cornish harbour town of Padstow. Recently refurbished and beautifully furnished to a very high standard. Our aim is to combine the ... More

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St Moritz Hotel (1.69 miles)

St Moritz Hotel
A multitalented modernist resort overlooking the Camel Estuary, the St Moritz Hotel has more can-do attitude than a team of cheerleaders, giving it a fantastic reputation among families of all ages. Whether you book into ... More | visit website

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