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White sands, Prince Harry and trendy pubs

Rock cottages

Visit Rock

Found in North Cornwall and across the Camel Estuary from Padstow lies Rock - a wonderful holiday destination that attracts a myriad of visitors to the county. In recent years, the town has become known as a trendy destination with the likes of Prince Harry and Hugh Grant holidaying here. This coupled with the stunning scenery sees the town often referred to as ‘Britain’s St Tropez’ or the ‘Kensington of Cornwall’.

Map showing the location of Rock, Cornwall

Stay in Rock

The trendy town of Rock is best-explored under your own steam - and there’s nowhere better to base yourself than one of our holiday cottages. Take a look at our extensive selection today.

Rock cottages

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A Local's Guide to Rock

The upmarket seaside resort town of Rock sits across the Camel Estuary from the fishing port of Padstow on the north coast of Cornwall. Just miles from a plethora of delightful coastal villages and beaches, it’s known for its fabulous sandy beach and atmosphere.

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A trendy town

Despite the town’s name, Rock beach is a beautiful, fine, white sand beach that stretches for a mile from the edge of the River Camel around to Daymer Bay.

The town is home to some fantastic pubs and restaurants. Here you are able to experience some of the finest dining that the county has to offer, including Michelin-starred chef Nathan Outlaw’s contemporary pub The Mariners. There are plenty of shops in the town, too, including the popular Rock Bakery where you can buy freshly baked bread, cakes and Cornish pasties.

For a day trip, take the ferry across the river from Rock to Padstow where you can sample everything from traditional pasties to freshly caught seafood at Rick Stein’s The Seafood Restaurant. Other nearby attractions include the Eden Project, Prideaux Place and Polzeath Beach.

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