If the town beaches are too hectic, you'll find more elbow-room further afield. Three miles southwest is Crantock, sandwiched between...
National Surfing Centre
On the headland between Towan and Fistral stands the 14th-century Huer's House, a lookout once used for spotting approaching pilchard...
As its name suggests, this rowdy pre-club pub is in the heart of town, and the outside patio is always packed on summer nights.
Another great sundowner option, in the glass-and-steel retail complex behind Fistral Beach. Thai and Med flavours mix with Cornish...
Lewinnick Lodge information
Lonely Planet review
Nestled on Pentire Head, the Lewinnick is good for a coffee with a coastal view, or a quick and easy lunch (think gourmet burgers and grilled steaks).