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
As its name suggests, this pre-club pub is in the heart of town, and is usually packed at weekends.
Perched on the dramatic outcrop of Pentire Head, the Lewinnick is a super lunch spot. The wraparound views over the clifftops are the...
Holywell Bay information
West of the town is the family favourite Holywell Bay, with powder-soft sand and rockpools and caves to explore at low tide.