Close Places to Visit:

 

Boscastle

 

BoscastleIs an ancient picturesque harbour nestled in the bottom of a beautiful valley. It offers stunning walks through the valley or around its coastline, local shops with gifts and produce and some lovely restaurants too. Boscastle is within 8 minutes driving time.

 

Tintagel

 

TintagelIs renowned for the legend of King Arthur. Tintagel offers local shops, gallery's, history, the castle which has outstanding views, beautiful coves and much more. Tintagel is within 10 minutes driving time.

 

 

Port Issac

 

Port IsaacIs a historic fishing port now famous for the Doc Martin TV series and the Fishermans Friends. It is a wonderful village providing local shops, crafts and produce. Stunning scenery and walks and some lovely restaurants to eat in. Port Issac is within 20 minutes driving time.

 

Beaches:

 

Lakefield has many beaches within easy reach both tidal and not, some that allow dogs and some that don't.

 

Trebarwith StrandTrebarwith Strand is our local beach, this is a stunning beach nestled at the bottom of a small hamlet. It is a sun trap on a good day and on a rough day offers all the rugged appeal of the north coast. It is popular for bathing and surfing, there is a pub that serves food overlooking the beach. Trebarwith is within 5 minutes driving time. The beach is governed by the tides but this does make it a lovely clean beach. This beach allows dogs. There is car parking available.

 

 

Bossiney CoveBossiney Cove is a lovely secluded beach at the top of Tintagel. It is off the beaten track and is nestled in a lovely cove. There is a cliff walk down to this beach that is quite rugged but it is beautiful  once down there. It is tidal it does allow dogs. It is a real sun trap on a nice day and is within 8 minutes driving time.

 

 

PolzeathPolzeath is famous for attracting the surfers.  This is a large beach that is not governed by the tides and offers good surf, stunning views, rock pools, coastal paths and local amenities with nice pubs, cafes and restaurants to experience some of the local produce. This beach does not allow dogs. There is car parking available and is within 20 minutes driving time.

 

 

Daymer BayDaymer Bay is a calmer beach where the waves are much less fierce and provides a lovely sandy beach for swimming and enjoying its beautiful tranquility and its sand dunes. This beach looks out across the estuary, allows dogs and is within 30 minutes driving time, there is plenty of parking available.

 

 

 

Places to Visit in the surrounding area:

 

 

Camel TrailThe Camel Trail Bodmin - Padstow is ideal for walking or cycling. The trail follows the estuary through Wadebridge to Padstow. There is cycle hire available at both ends of the trail. The nearest access to the trail from Lakefield is Wenford Bridge.

 

 

WadebridgeWadebridge, situated 10 miles from Lakefield, is a thriving market town that offers high street names as well as shops selling local produce and crafts, there is also a Co-op and a Tesco. It is a lovely town to explore with many cafes and restaurants to sample the local produce and is home to the Royal Cornwall Showground.

 

 

PadstowPadstow is an ancient fishing harbour now famous for Rick Steins fish restaurant, fish and chip takeaway and restaurant and patisserie. Grouped around the beautiful picturesque harbour are many other cafes, restaurants and shops selling local produce, crafts, gifts and beach accessories.

 

Bodmin Moor. We are nestled between the sea and Bodmin moor. Within 5 minutes drive we can access the edge of Bodmin moor. The nearest landmark is Roughtor.  The moor provides beautiful rugged scenery with lovely walking plus an old airfield with old airfield shelters. Bodmin and Davidstow airfields both offer the opportunity to get airborne.

 

BudeBude is a traditional seaside town with local shops, high street stores and local crafts. It is famous for its large beaches, sea swimming pool and its activity centre offering watersports, rock climbing and much more. There is also an indoor fun pool at Bude (Splash) and a bowling alley. It also boasts a Morrisons, Co-op and a Sainsburys. Bude is 17 Miles from Lakefield.

 

 

Watergate BayWatergate Bay in Newquay is a large expanse of golden sand and is famous for its waves and its surf! It's offers the opportunity to try some extreme sports such as surfing, kite surfing and bodyboarding. It is also home to Jamie Oliver's restaurant '15'.

 

 

Days Out in the surrounding area:

 

  • Crealy Adventure Park
  • Cornish Birds of Prey Centre
  • Bodmin Moor
  • Bodmin Jail
  • The Royal Cornwall Showground
  • Springfields Pony Centre and Fun Park
  • Splash (fun pool)
  • Trethorne Leisure Park
  • Bodmin and Wenford Railway
  • Newquay Zoo
  • Dairyland Farm World

 

Houses and Gardens:

 

  • Pencarrow House
  • Lanhydrock House
  • Cotehele
  • Prideaux Place
  • Caerhayes Castle
  • Port Elliot
  • Trerice
  • Lost Gardens of Heligan

 

Activities:

 

  • Horse Riding (Lakefield Equestrian Centre)
  • Golf- Bowood Park Camelford, St Kew, Trethorne
  • Bowling (Bude and Launceston)
  • Course Fishing (Delabole)
  • Sea Fishing (Boscastle)
  • Polzeath Surf School
  • Spa Days (St Moritz) Rock
  • Cycle Hire (Wadebridge, Bodmin and Padstow) plus bike delivery to your door
  • Camelford Sports Centre (less than a mile, indoor pool)
  • Watersports (Tamar Lakes, Bude)
  • Skywire (Eden project)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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