We were lucky enough to stay at the Strand which is a 3 story apartment right on the harbour front, which meant we had no issues with parking (permit provided) and was able to enjoy the natural beauty of Padstow before the tourist masses ascended by mid morning/noon. Particularly nice was taking a walk around 6am to take in the beautiful sunrise and the fisherman taking to sea. I don't know why everyone has it in for Rick Stein his name has bought in the tourists and the whole community is enjoying the fruits of that. If you are not a fan of his then there is so much more to see, do, and eat! Enjoy!
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