Attractions in North Cornwall
What to see and where to go
Constantine Bay - 20 minute walk
St Merryn - 30 minute walk
St Merryn is the main village which supports life on it’s surrounding “Seven Bays for Seven Days. It takes less than half an hour to walk across the fields from Hillside to the shops and pubs or to have a home cooked breakfast at Nins. There are year round events, sales and coffee mornings at the Community Hall, and in the summer the Church fete, a funfair, a steam traction rally and a Carnival.
St. Merryn village has a tourism motto “Seven bays for seven days”, displayed on the road signs as you enter the village. This refers to the bays & beaches in the vicinity which are (north-east to south-west): Trevone Bay, Harlyn Bay, Mother Ivy’s Bay, Booby’s Bay and the adjoining Constantine Bay, Treyarnon Bay and Porthcothan Bay.
Fryer Tucks (award winning) Fish & Chips, of real quality and fame
Cornish Arms (Rick Stein), no reservations so first come first served but excellent and high quality pub food, a really pleasant place
Farmers Arms Tel: 01841 520303 a good solid pub offering darts and snooker
The Olive Tree Tel: 01841 521560 – easy family restaurant
Rafferty’s Café and Wine Bar Tel: 01841 521 561 – fun and good.
Waves – deli / pizzeria / cafe / restaurant 01841 520501
Waves Surf School Tel: 01841 521230 – surfing lessons, wetsuit purchase and hire.
Recommended by guests!
Post Office and Stores
Petrol station with shop selling hardware
Cornish Corner Tel: 01842 520473 – New speciality Delicatessan selling prize wining pasties, Cornish lamb, beef and seafood (greatest crab sandwiches) – as well as meals (a clever chef) to eat in or takeaway. Very obliging and friendly.
Delicatessen with local pasties: Malcolm Barnecutt Bakery & Deli, Tel: 01841 521407
Cello Hairdresser and Beauty salon Tel: 01841 521 200
Nin’s Tearooms Tel: 01841 520691 for a cream tea with the freshest scones, lemon drizzle cake, soups and lunches or a full English after that long journey down.