Explore the area

Explore North Cornwall from the heart of Rock

The St Enodoc is located in Rock and boasts a prime position overlooking the Camel Estuary and Porthilly beach. With its sunny South facing golden beach located directly opposite Padstow, Rock is renowned for the water sports on offer. Take your pick from sailing, surfing, windsurfing, wake boarding, water skiing, canoeing, diving, rowing, fishing, in fact the list of what is on offer is endless. Whilst on land there are miles of coastal paths to explore ideal for hiking and dog walking, as well as excellent golf, tennis, fishing, cycling, spa & gym among others.

The nearest town Wadebridge is a vibrant market town located just inland on the Camel Estuary and was once famous as a centre for wool production. Now a lively hub of the north coast it is the starting point for the famous Camel Cycle Trail. Historic harbour town Padstow is just a short ferry ride or drive away. Also on the doorstep are word-class Cornwall attractions such as the Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligan and ancient castles which are all a short drive from our door.

The beaches

Rock, Daymer & Polzeath

The St Enodoc is surrounded by some of Cornwall's best beaches that include Rock beach, Daymer Bay and Polzeath. Rock Beach surrounds the Camel Estuary, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a haven for wading birds. Dogs are welcome all year round. Daymer Bay is well known as family friendly and in the winter it takes on the role as a windsurfing and kitesurfing hotspot. Beloved by the poet John Betjeman and the subject of some of his verse, there is a footpath from the beach to the iconic St Enodoc Church where he is buried. Dogs are welcome all year round. Polzeath beach is famous for its surf and is properly equipped with various surf schools and equipment hire. Dogs welcome from 1st October - Easter Sunday. No dogs between Easter Sunday and 30th September.

Watersports

Rock is renowned for the water sports on offer. Take your pick from sailing, surfing, windsurfing, wake boarding, water skiing, canoeing, diving, rowing, fishing, in fact the list of what is on offer is endless. Polzeath beach is also great for surfing.

Trips

The nearest town Wadebridge is a vibrant market town located just inland on the Camel Estuary and was once famous as a centre for wool production. Now a lively hub of the north coast it is the starting point for the famous Camel Cycle Trail. Historic harbour town Padstow is just a short ferry ride or drive away. Also on the doorstep are word-class Cornwall attractions such as the Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligans sub tropical gardens and ancient castles which are all a short drive from our door.