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A key Cornish market town and gateway to the Camel Trail cycle route, our Cornish holiday cottages in Wadebridge put you in the heart of the real Cornish countryside. Lined with independent shops, boutiques and gift stores offering all sorts of unusual trinkets and gifts, along with popular eateries and heritage architecture. Wadebridge in North Cornwall is a great base for your rental cottage holiday.
As the start/end point of the 18 mile Camel Trail, Wadebridge is popular with cyclists – both keen hobbyists and families on days out. In fact, many people hire a holiday cottage in Wadebridge specifically for the Camel Trail. Bicycle rental is available in Wadebridge if you’d prefer not to haul your own bikes to Cornwall. It’s also possible to enjoy the Camel Estuary and Camel Trail on foot or on horse-back, with walks and horse-rides for all ages and abilities along and all around the estuary and main trail.
The impressive Royal Cornwall Show takes place at Wadebridge each year in June and there is a varied local programme of events throughout the year. If your time your cottage rental holiday in Wadebridge right, then the Royal Cornwall Show will be a memorable day out for all the family. The town is really alive for show-time and a great place to experience Cornish culture in full swing. The annual folk festival is another great time to be on a rental cottage holiday in Wadebridge.
Bodmin Moor is only 15 miles away and the village of Rock is close by, with access to many water sports and the last resting place of Sir John Betjemen, who lies in St Enodoc Church. A visitor’s center dedicated to Sir John, the former Poet Laureate, can be found in the old railway station, along with a relaxing coffee lounge. Also close by, in Elgoshayle, is an historic pub dating back to the 12th century – The Earl of St. Vincent. Prideaux Place, the impressive manor house from Elizabethan times, overlooks the fishing harbor of Padstow and is only around a fifteen-minute drive from our self-catering cottages in Wadebridge.
Whether you’re visiting for the activities, the history, the shopping or the countryside, a rental cottage holiday in Wadebridge offers countless opportunities to enjoy yourself and immerse yourself in true Cornish culture.