Welcome to Skiber-an-Fenten.
The open plan living-room will ensure family time together
You are only a five minute stroll from the coastal footpath.
Enjoy mealtimes under the verandah.
The kitchen island doubles up as a breakfast-bar/ dining area.
Plenty of space for all the family.
After all that sea air you will enjoy time to stretch out and relax.
The stylish kitchen is well-equipped.
The double bedroom.
The contemporary design complements the character of the deep window sills and exposed beams.
The twin bedroom.
The family bathroom - there is also a separate WC on the ground floor.
Much-loved Padstow is close by and well worth a visit.
This part of the north coast is littered with fabulous beaches - you will be spoilt for choice- Mawgan Porth is a great one for starters!
Hop on your bike and take a ride along the Camel Trial - a 17 mile trail from Padstow to Wenford Bridge on Bodmin Moor

Skiber-an-Fenten

4000

2.1 miles N of Mawgan Porth / Sleeps 4 + 2 cots*

7 Nights from £492 - £1070

The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.

Nearest pub

The Cornish Arms (3 miles)

This is a traditional pub which is managed by Rick Stein. Locals and visitors alike are made very welcome by the friendly staff who serve British pub menu food. There is an attractive front to the pub with space to sit and enjoy the fresh countryside air in the warmer months!

Nearest beach

Bedruthan Steps Beach (¾ mile)

Said to be the stepping stones of a giant, the Bedruthan Steps are a series of rock formations soaring from the sea along Cornwall's north coast. Just a few miles from Padstow, the sea stacks are best viewed from the cliffs above Bedruthan beach. Park in the National Trust car park and take a short walk to be treated to spectacular views. The Bedruthan Steps are a sight to behold all throughout the year.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mr Smith June 2012

We were there in early season and there were very few people on the beach: it felt really wild and pristine. The best time to visit is shortly before low tide, when access to the various parts of the beach is easiest.
Beware: there are 150 (steep) steps going down, but at least double that number coming back up!


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Ms Simmonds April 2012

Best cream tea

Walk along the cliffs above Bedruthan steps for stunning views and crashing waves. If the tide is right you can add a walk along the dramatic sandy beach. The tearoom at the National Trust car park at Carnewas served the best cream tea of our holiday - fresh, melt in your mouth scones. Yummy! If you are an NT member the parking is free and right at the cliff edge for starting your walk.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mr Christie August 2011

Bedruthan Steps

Probably the most fantastic sandy beach I've been on. Amazing and well worth the climb down. I have Fibromyalgia, a painful muscle/joint condition, but I could not resist going down onto this beach and I was very glad I did. It was overcast when we started the descent but the sun came out for a while. I would imagine the beach would be like paradise on a warm sunny day as it was when overcast!!! There wasn't many people on the beach which added to the feel. Lots of warm pools everywhere, beautiful rocks and little caves. Dramatic and wild. My husband, 21 yr old son and 2 teenage daughters loved it. We had a snack in the lovely tea room at the top that had an extensive menu for such a small cafe and lovely coffee. Really enjoyed the day. It was worth the pain of coming back up, but I did so slowly in my own time. I would definately do it again. It would be very hard for anyone more disabled than me though.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Thurlby June 2011

Dramatic and beautiful

We visited Bedruthan Steps on a windy and overcast day, parking at the National Trust carpark and following the paths across the heathland to the clifftop. Our 3yr old daughter was just entranced by the rocks and swore that she saw a mermaid...
As the tide was in we didn't climb down the steps, and wouldn't have attempted it with our daughter, but just seeing the amazing rocks and cliffs from the viewing spots at the cliffedge was enough.

Nearest walk

Giant Steps and Staircases at Bedruthan (1 mile)

A dramatic walk along the North Cornwall coast taking in a line of stumpy sea stacks called Bedruthan Steps, the stepping stones of a local giant! The walk is four and a half miles long and follows the coast to Park Head where it loops inland via Pentire Farm to return along the coastal path. The walk can be challenging with some steep, unfenced drops. Treat yourself to tea afterwards at the National Trust tea room at Carnewas car park.

Nearest town

Mawgan Porth (2 miles)

Mawgan Porth and the beautiful village of St Mawgan are huddled in between Newquay and Padstow, and together create one of the most attractive areas of Cornwall. Its landscape comprising of rolling hills, lush woodland and stunning, gold sand coastline, there is a constant feast for both the eye and the imagination. If you’re looking to be seduced by this charming area, we have a number of luxury cottages that cater to both large groups and those looking to take themselves away for a quiet break. From family-friendly lodges to cosy retreats perfect for couples, we have something to create your perfect getaway. Take the opportunity to get stuck into the local culture, soaking in the authentic Cornish vibe of St Mawgan, and make the most of everything the village has to offer. Talk a walk around the many shops, cafes and restaurants, and jump back in history by visiting the local Parish church, which dates back to the 13th Century. Once you’ve immersed yourself in Cornish culture, head to the beach to relax in soft sand and take a swim in the cool, azure waters. Whether you’re looking to take a holiday with the family, or ready to enjoy a short break, with so much to keep you occupied, you’ll want to stay for longer.

Also nearby

Fifteen Cornwall (3 ½ miles)

Jamie Oliver has brought his formula to Cornwall. Fifteen youngsters are given a chance to cook for you and to forge a promising career. Enjoy their cooking and the extreme antics on the two mile beach at Watergate Bay.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Thurlby June 2011

A lovely treat

We visited Fifteen with our 3yr old and her 78yr old grandma, and both loved the food, setting and attentive but relaxed service. We all enjoyed the fantastic food, with a well-priced children's menu and are glad we booked weeks ahead!


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

March 2010

Fantastic food in a beautiful location, did struggle to find it though!


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mr and Mrs Bond June 2009

Fantastic Food at Fifteen

We have had excellent food here whether it's lunch or dinner. Do not be put off by the 'taster menu only' for dinner - there is plenty of choice. We would go just for the Italian olives - they are a great start while studying the menu. The atmosphere is very informal and the views are fantastic. The staff are attentive, enthusiatic and clearly well-trained. We would go for the food experience alone.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Lucy April 2009

The open kitchen layout means you can watch your food being prepared, but it's more likely you'll find yourself staring at the stunning views of the coast stretching down towards Newquay. A great setting for some great food - the octopus salad was delicious, as was the chocolate nemesis.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Miss Navey August 2008

Great for lunch as you have the wonderful view of the beach. Do need to book. Great walk on the cliffs before you eat!


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

July 2008

Yummy!

This is a relaxed atmosphere to enjoy with friends and/or family. Lovely lunches or posh nosh in the evening. This restaurant is one not to missed with great views over the beach and within easy reach of Newquay airport. If rice pudding is still on the menu you must try it. It's not the pud as we all know it ......

Carnewas Tearoom and Garden (1 mile)

A National Trust cafe on the cliffs above Bedruthan Steps. The homemade cakes here are to die for.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Ms Simmonds April 2012

Walk along the cliffs above Bedruthan steps for stunning views and crashing waves. If the tide is right you can add a walk along the dramatic sandy beach. The tearoom at the National Trust car park at Carnewas served the best cream tea of our holiday - fresh, melt in your mouth scones. Yummy! If you are an NT member the parking is free and right at the cliff edge for starting your walk.

St Eval Kart Circuit (1 mile)

The largest circuit in the West Country.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mr Ludnow January 2014

Great Fun

A great course and Karts. I would recommend a couple a races here to anyone. All though it can get very busy at the peak holiday times and weekends the queues go down very quickly.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Higgs August 2008

The Camel Trail (4 ¾ miles)

The Camel Trail is a 19 mile route that follows the beautiful Camel River from Padstow, where it joins the sea in a wide estuary, to Poley’s Bridge inland, where it is merely a stream running through woodland. En-route at Nanstallon you will also find the Camel Trail Tea Rooms. Bikes are for hire from either Padstow or Wadebridge and it's a brilliant area for bird watching. Visit Wenfordbridge in spring and delight in the profusion of daffodils, snowdrops and primroses.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Ms Simmonds April 2012

Wadebridge to Padstow

The Wadebridge to Padstow section of the trail is about 6 miles. Whilst you can hire bikes easily in Wadebridge the largely flat walk, which would be possible with a pushchair, makes a lovely walk. New views open up as the Camel twists and turns and the slower pace means you can spot the wildlife en route. Set off after breakfast and you will be in Padstow for lunch. A bus to Wadebrdge leaves Padstow from the old railway station on the half hour and will take you back in about 20 minutes.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

August 2011

Wonderful off road cycling venue, undisturbed with beautiful views and mostly flat easy cycling.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Cliff August 2011

Tranquil Trail

The four mile Helland to Bodmin section of the Camel Trail is much quieter than the Wadebridge to Padstow section. Park for free at Helland and follow the trail through peaceful woodland catching tantalising glimpses of the river through the canopy of trees. Wildlife abounds in this tranquil spot. Before leaving Helland go and have a look at the medieval Helland Bridge which spans the upper reaches of the River Camel.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Higgs August 2008

The Camel Trail

The trail is best explored from the Pooley Bridge end which is just 2 1/2 miles from daydream cottage. Shell woods are great in the autumn and cool and shaded during the summer. Wonderful for picnics by the fast flowing river.

No 6 Restaurant (5 miles)

Recently voted the best restaurant in Cornwall by the Which? Good Food Guide.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Ashton October 2012

Fantastic

We ate here soon after Paul Ainsworth was awarded his first Michelin star and the experience more than lived up to the hype. A very relaxed atmosphere, friendly and helpful staff and food which was absolutely divine. We cannot praise the team highly enough.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Ms Gulliford May 2012

Certainly lives up to being named best restaurant in Cornwall. Food is exquisite, friendly professional staff and not at all stuffy. Would go again and again. Jacqui Gulliford


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mr and Mrs Bond June 2009

Our favourite restaurant in Padstow

Number 6 has become more relaxed in 2009 and we were delighted to discover that its quality and commitment to excellence remains the same as ever. We love visiting this restaurant when we are in Cornwall. It is always the best eating out experience of our holiday.

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