Rock & North Cornwall Collection | Michael Paul Holidays

Rock and North Cornwall Collection


With a range of properties in Rock, Padstow and other fantastic North Cornwall locations, look no further for the perfect Cornish getaway. Take a holiday in this traditional seaside town, and enjoy a secluded rural escape in one of our quirky properties. Once you're settled in, explore the amazing local area, with a spectacular coastline, beautiful villages and unspoilt countryside. There's a reason Cornwall is such a popular holiday destination - why not discover it for yourself?

Michael Paul Holidays offer a variety of properties available around this area, and have a excellent range of holiday homes and cottages to choose from. Stay in Polzeath, Port Isaac, Port Quin, St Kew, Roserrow or Hustyns Resort - wherever you choose to go, you can rest assured that you'll be staying in fantastic accommodation with scenic surroundings and all the modern conveniences you need.

Near the River

The River Camel flows through 30 miles of the Cornish landscape, originating in Bodmin Moor and running all the way to the Camel Estuary where it joins the sea. The river offers some great opportunities for scenic walks, wildlife watching, and fishing for salmon and sea trout.

Near the Coast

Cornwall is an amazing place for a seaside holiday, with a wide range of beautiful beaches both alongside the ocean and in the Camel Estuary. Whatever waterfront activity you're looking for, you're sure to find it here. Some of our favourite beaches are listed in the For Attractions section below.

A Range of Properties

What would your ideal holiday be like? We have the variety to suit any taste. Embark on a romantic getaway to the Barn in Polzeath, rent a cottage on the luxurious Hustyns Resort, spend a quirky break within the unique circular surroundings of the Roundhouse, or pick another property from our extensive range.

Natural Beauty

It's official - the gorgeous Camel Estuary and its surroundings have been formally designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Whether you're enjoying the river and its banks or exploring further afield for the gorgeous woodlands and creeks in the locality, you can't beat the feeling of peace and seclusion.

Plenty to Do

Whether you're looking to relax on the coast or in the countryside, or hoping for an action-packed holiday filled with thrills and spills, North Cornwall has it all. You can also watch the amazing variety of wildlife, explore the area's rich heritage, or explore amazing towns and villages - there's something for everyone.


Please note: due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the attractions and amenities shown below may be closed or only offering a limited service. Please check their individual websites or call them ahead of time to avoid disappointment when visiting.

Things to Try

Camel Creek Adventure Park

For a day filled with family fun, head to Camel Creek Adventure Park. There's a range of rollercoasters, thrill rides and other experiences on offer, suitable for all ages, as well as amazing animal encounters and the opportunity to meet popular kids' characters such as Peppa Pig and the Gruffalo.

Cornwall at War Museum

History buffs won't want to miss out on a visit to the Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall at War Museum, covering everything you could ever want to know about Cornwall's role in WWII. This immersive attraction takes you back in time with an eclectic range of fascinating displays and exhibits.

Padstow Brewing Company

If you're a lover of good ale, be sure to stop in at the Padstow Brewing Company to sample their range of delicious beers. If you'd like to dig a little deeper into the brewing process, a range of tours and experiences are available - book online or call ahead to arrange.

Pencarrow House & Gardens

Located in a gorgeous valley between Bodmin and Wadebridge, this Grade II*-listed country mansion dates back to the Georgian era. Take a guided tour through the beautiful home that has played host to members of the same family for generations, or simply explore the magnificent landscaped gardens and wild woodlands.

Create Incredible Memories

For Food and Drink

There's plenty of places to eat around here. Grab a tasty fried breakfast at Ben's Crib Box Café in Padstow. Make a night of it with dinner at the high-end Dining Room in Rock. And stop in at Granny Wobbly's Fudge Pantry in Wadebridge for some delicious, traditionally made fudge.

For Attractions

A huge part of this area's appeal is of course its beautiful beaches. Visit the secluded cove of Lundy Bay at low tide to find a hidden stretch of sand as well as some great rockpools. Within the Camel Estuary, head to Rock Beach or Daymer Bay for gorgeous golden shores.

For Activities

The Camel Trail is an 18-mile pathway running along the banks of the Camel Estuary and through Cornwall's unspoilt countryside, perfect for walking, cycling or horse-riding. If you'd rather take to the water, book with Cornish Coasteering to swim, leap and climb your way through an action-packed exploration of the seafront.