{"LocationDetails":{"Id":116,"Name":"Rock \u0026 Polzeath","Description":"\u003ch1\u003eOur guide to self-catering Rock \u0026amp; Polzeath holidays\u003c/h1\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDid you know...\u003c/strong\u003eRock is nicknamed the Kensington of Cornwall?\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eClose to the fishing port of Padstow, Rock and Polzeath are perfect bases from which to explore some of the nearby attractions of North Cornwall. The trendy resort of Rock lies directly opposite Padstow, and the two are connected by a ferry \u0026ndash; so those enjoying Rock holidays can easily hop across the estuary for a different view. A late water taxi also operates between the villages for those enjoying the nightlife too much to catch the last ferry.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/div\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cdiv\u003eThe village of Polzeath was close to the heart of Sir John Betjeman, the former Port Laureate, and was recognised in some of his work. It\u0026rsquo;s easy to understand why the area inspired him, with its unspoilt beauty and rocky coastline. Rock is a popular sailing resort, and its sheltered beach and cove are often lined with yachts \u0026ndash; making a stunning sight. Rock\u0026rsquo;s village shop offers a delightful choice of fine wines and cheeses, so self-catering Rock holidays can offer a sophisticated treat.\u003c/div\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/div\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cdiv\u003eWith its Altantic rollers and safe sands, Polzeath\u0026rsquo;s large beach is one of the finest for surfing that Cornwall has to offer. It also boasts vast stretches of sand that children and sun bathers alike will love to spend the day on.\u003c/div\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/div\u003e\r\n","Alias":"rock-polzeath","MainImageLocation":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/emily.judge/2018/11/Rock \u0026 Pozeath.jpg/carousel.jpg","PointOfInterests":[{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Bedruthan Steps","Body":"\u003cp\u003eWe can thank erosion for many a spectacular sight across Cornwall, and Bedruthan Steps has got to be one of its finest pieces of work.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eOne of the most famous Padstow attractions, Bedruthan Steps is a sight you won\u0026rsquo;t want to miss. Bedruthan Steps is one of the most striking sections of Cornwall\u0026rsquo;s north coast, as erosion has left foreboding chunks of volcanic rock scattered across the beach, and you\u0026rsquo;ll feel very small walking between them when the tide\u0026rsquo;s out.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe staircase leading from the cliffs has been reconstructed by the National Trust so you can walk down to the beach to look closely at the formations but take care as it\u0026rsquo;s possible to become cut off by the tide on this beach.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eWe wouldn\u0026rsquo;t recommend that visitors swim at this beach as the strong currents make entering the water risky, but if you fancy a dip Mawgan Porth nearby is a good spot. Bedruthan Steps is one of those spots that always look stunning, come rain, shine or storm, and it\u0026rsquo;s one of the most recognised Cornwall landmarks.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eJust make sure you remember to take your camera along as you\u0026rsquo;ll want to capture the sight forever.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.4814,"LocationLongitude":-5.032,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2013/07/bedruthan-steps.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"cornwall/padstow-wadebridge/bedruthan-steps","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2013/07/bedruthan-steps.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Constantine Bay","Body":"\u003cp\u003eIf you fancy popping to Padstow during a beach holiday in Rock, Constantine Bay is worth a look. This small village just 3 miles from Padstow offers one of the area\u0026rsquo;s finest beaches.This wide sandy beach in Padstow is a lovely one for families. At low tide the already-large beach connects with Booby\u0026rsquo;s Bay and they form one huge one, so if you feel like a walk or a change of scene you can try out the other half!\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe beach is patrolled by lifeguards between May and September, and dogs are welcome too. Constantine Bay is not only great for enjoying sunny days on the sand, but it\u0026rsquo;s another favourite spot for surf, but this isn\u0026rsquo;t a recommended area for learners.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eLike so many in north Cornwall, this is another great beach for surf, and there are lifeguards on hand throughout the summer so you can practice or swim with peace of mind. Dogs are welcome on Constantine Bay all year round, so if you\u0026rsquo;re on a dog-friendly beach holiday in Rock and find it timed with the seasonal dog ban on Rock Beach, this is an alternative.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.535,"LocationLongitude":-5.02462,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/JosephG/2013/05/iStock_000018329524XLarge.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"cornwall/padstow-wadebridge/constantine-bay","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/JosephG/2013/05/iStock_000018329524XLarge.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Tides Restaurant","Body":"\u003cp\u003eTides Restaurant is the perfect example of the elegant eateries you\u0026rsquo;ll come across during a holiday in self-catering rock accommodation. The restaurant makes the most of an impressive location beside the Camel estuary, so you\u0026rsquo;ll enjoy the fantastic views across the water while you eat.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe restaurant aims to provide a chic experience, it\u0026#39;s decorated with original Great Western Railway posters from the 1920s, 30s, and 40s. The head chef uses his experience from The Ritz in London to wow the restaurant\u0026rsquo;s customers with beautiful food made from Cornish produce.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.5439,"LocationLongitude":-4.91922,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/james.lund/2013/08/food3.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"cornwall/rock-polzeath/tides-restaurant","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/james.lund/2013/08/food3.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"No 1 Rock Road","Body":"\u003cp\u003eNo 1 Restaurant in Rock Road is a favourite for more than its great meals and service, the views are unbeatable too. With spectacular views across the Camel estuary to neighbouring Padstow, this is a beautiful spot to enjoy fine food.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe restaurant specialises in serving up local produce and fresh seafood, promising \u0026lsquo;a kiss from the sea\u0026rsquo; in the form of its Rock estuary mussels, oysters and the ever-changing catch of the day. If you\u0026rsquo;re not a huge fan of seafood you\u0026rsquo;ll find a wide range of pasta dishes on offer and the chef aims to inspire with the menu throughout the year.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eOur TripAdvisor research tells us that the first floor deck area it the spot to aim for and enjoy a drink before dinner, so bear this one in mind for a meal for two during a self-catering Polzeath or Rock holiday. Oh and there\u0026rsquo;s more good news, we hear that the portions are generous too.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eNo 1 Restaurant in Rock Road is one of those eateries that suits your every holiday mood. You\u0026rsquo;ll feel more than welcome for a family lunch during a day enjoying the beach, and as the sun sets it\u0026rsquo;s a popular place to sip on a glass of champagne and enjoy great food.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.5445,"LocationLongitude":-4.92329,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/james.lund/2013/08/Plate of food1.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"cornwall/rock-polzeath/no-1-rock-road","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/james.lund/2013/08/Plate of food1.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Daymer Bay","Body":"\u003cp\u003eSummarised by one TripAdvisor reviewer as \u0026ldquo;beautiful, unspoilt and dog friendly\u0026rdquo;, Daymer Bay is just far enough off the beaten track to set it apart from the other beaches in Polzeath. Although the surf here pales in comparison to Rock and Polzeath beaches, this hidden gem of a beach is a great find for those with young children - and it\u0026rsquo;s sandy.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eDaymer Bay is great for calmer water sports, such as swimming, canoeing and boating, and you can walk for what feels like miles when the tide goes out. The lack of surf means children can enjoy the water too and the sea isn\u0026rsquo;t too far out from the sand even at low tide. If you wander along the beach you\u0026rsquo;ll find plenty of rock pools just waiting to be explored by small hands, and the broad sandy beach is even sheltered.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eWhile you\u0026rsquo;re here you can wander to St Enodoc\u0026rsquo;s Church, a 16\u003csup\u003eth\u003c/sup\u003e century building partially covered by sand dunes and already rescued from being covered by them once. There\u0026rsquo;s a car park close to the beach and it\u0026rsquo;s a quiet choice if you like to feel a bit more secluded while you soak up the sun. Dogs are welcome all year round\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.5618,"LocationLongitude":-4.92579,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/JosephG/2013/05/iStock_000017869425Large.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"cornwall/rock-polzeath/daymer-bay","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/JosephG/2013/05/iStock_000017869425Large.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Hawkers Cove","Body":"\u003cp\u003eHawkers Cove is two miles from North Cornwall\u0026rsquo;s Padstow and it sits at the mouth of the River Camel. Low tide reveals a large stretch of sand and the estuary views make this a picturesque beach. The beach rolls on for more than a mile and it can be reached via the South West Coast Path. If you take the route from Padstow you\u0026rsquo;ll pass Napoleonic War fortifications at Gun Point, so this is a walk for the history buffs as well as those who just want to enjoy the scenery.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf you decide to drive rather than walk to Hawkers Cove you\u0026rsquo;ll need to park in a nearby field which belongs to Lellizzick Farm. Hawkers Cove is less developed than some of the Padstow and Rock beaches, but if you like peace and quiet and aren\u0026rsquo;t too worried about having shops and cafes on the beach then you\u0026rsquo;ll enjoy the quiet nature to be found here.That said we should point out that the beach doesn\u0026rsquo;t have any loos!\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eOn the plus side that\u0026rsquo;s excuse enough to visit the tea garden just minutes from the beach, and it serves up a wide range of snacks and drinks.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.5601,"LocationLongitude":-4.94731,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2013/12/coast-path.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"cornwall/rock-polzeath/hawkers-cove","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2013/12/coast-path.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Polzeath Beach","Body":"\u003cp\u003ePolzeath beach holidays are a favourite in Cornwall, and Polzeath Beach has a reputation as something of a surfing hotspot. While surfers flock to experience the huge Atlantic rollers, families seek out the safe, sandy beach to unwind during their holiday. There are lifeguards on duty throughout the day to keep an eye on those enjoying the waves, so this is a nice spot for bodyboarding or children to try their luck at the sports as well as the experienced surf set.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eTripAdvisor welcomes a new review every day during summer as families vouch for Polzeath Beach\u0026#39;s flat sands, pretty views and handy facilities. The car park is just \u0026pound;5 for the day and as it\u0026#39;s right on the beach you couldn\u0026#39;t really wish for a closer one to the sand.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThis beach has all of the expected amenities for a convenient day by the sea, and it\u0026rsquo;s made all the more special by the unspoilt scenery that surrounds it. The sandy beach has room for everyone, no matter what your activity, and the beach also makes the starting point for the perfect walk.There\u0026#39;s a surf school nearby if you fancy making the most of the waves, and most schools will have you in the water and standing on the board within just one or two lessons.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.5763,"LocationLongitude":-4.91909,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/06/Polzeath Beach.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"cornwall/rock-polzeath/polzeath-beach","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/06/Polzeath Beach.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"St Enodoc Golf Club","Body":"\u003cp\u003eThe golf course at St Enodoc Golf Club\u0026nbsp; is definitely a Rock attraction as it is one of England\u0026rsquo;s finest links courses and now ranks in the 2014 Golf Digest World Top 100 courses. The undulating terrain makes any day at St Enodoc certain to be an eventful one, and golfers will need to show off their skills in the face of some of the challenges around the course.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe views boasted from the course make it a fantastic way to relax during your holiday. There is also the second Holywell course, which at just over 4,000 yards and Par 63 is ideally suited to family golf and for players of all ages and standards.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.5469,"LocationLongitude":-4.91931,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/11/16thto Padstow.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"cornwall/rock-polzeath/st-enodoc-golf-club","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/11/16thto Padstow.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Surf\u0027s Up! Surf School","Body":"\u003cp\u003eDon\u0026#39;t be afraid of the waves, \u003ca href=\"http://www.surfsupsurfschool.com/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Surf\u0027s Up Surf School\"\u003eSurf\u0026#39;s Up! Surf School\u003c/a\u003e teaches beginners to surf with an emphasis on the personal touch. One of the UK\u0026#39;s leading surf centres, Surf\u0026#39;s Up! is a popular Polzeath attraction.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eAll instructors are also fully qualified lifeguards, and tuituion is available to all levels, adults and children. The lessons are designed to get you surfing safely as soon as possible, and the lessons are entertaining and lively so you\u0026#39;ll have fun AND learn a new skill.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eSurf\u0026rsquo;s Up! Surf School has been showing visitors of all ages how it\u0026rsquo;s done for more than fifteen years, and it\u0026rsquo;s one of the UK\u0026rsquo;s leading schools. The dedicated team of coaches make sure that all lessons are fun and engaging, and they\u0026rsquo;re designed to get learners ripping as quickly as possible. In fact, you can never quite be sure which direction your lesson will take \u0026ndash; some coaches have their classes catching balls while they stand on the board so there\u0026rsquo;s never a dull moment.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.5741,"LocationLongitude":-4.91024,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/2013/03/1364635391.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"cornwall/rock-polzeath/surfs-up-surf-school","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/2013/03/1364635391.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Black Tor Ferry","Body":"\u003cp\u003eThe Black Tor ferry isn\u0026rsquo;t just a way to get from Rock to neighbouring Padstow \u0026ndash; it\u0026rsquo;s the oldest foot ferry in the country. The ferry transports passengers from Rock across the beautiful Camel estuary to nearby Padstow, and it\u0026rsquo;s a unique way to enjoy the scenery and experience the foodie haven that\u0026rsquo;s Padstow.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThis fishing village has made a name for itself with its local seafood and restaurants thanks to local celebrity Rick Stein, so we\u0026rsquo;d recommend booking a table for lunch or dinner while you\u0026rsquo;re there. If you don\u0026rsquo;t fancy sitting indoors for something formal try Stein\u0026rsquo;s Fish and Chips which serves up local fish that you can take out and enjoy with a view of the sea. There\u0026rsquo;s a touch of celebrity flair to the menu so expect fish and chips that you won\u0026rsquo;t forget in a hurry.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eAnyway, back to the Black Tor - the ferry\u0026rsquo;s been around for so long that it\u0026rsquo;s something of an attraction in its own right and it\u0026rsquo;s one of the best ways to experience the Camel estuary.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eFerries run regularly throughout the year, and dogs are welcome on board too. They\u0026rsquo;re welcome aboard for just \u0026pound;1 return, and if you use the ferry as a cheeky shortcut during a day out on the bikes you can take them on for \u0026pound;3.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.5428,"LocationLongitude":-4.93676,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/101/2013/07/38 Flat from Cliff.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"cornwall/rock-polzeath/black-tor-ferry","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/101/2013/07/38 Flat from Cliff.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Rock Beach","Body":"\u003cp\u003eA wander along Rock Beach (which lies opposite Padstow on the Camel Estuary) calls for dark glasses, as it\u0026rsquo;s the perfect beach for a spot of celebrity spotting. This is the Cornwall beach where you\u0026rsquo;re likely to see the jet set mooring their yachts and getting ready for some time out, and it\u0026rsquo;s even welcomed the odd royal on to its sands. No matter how many of the rich and famous make their way to Rock Beach, you\u0026rsquo;ll have no trouble finding space to walk or a spot to sit back and enjoy the sand as it\u0026rsquo;s huge.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe estuary is also an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and the bird life means there\u0026rsquo;s plenty of opportunity to spot wildlife during your wander. If you drive through the village of Rock towards the beach you\u0026rsquo;ll find the nearest car park to the sand, and there\u0026rsquo;s a dog ban between Easter and October.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eHidden behind the sand dunes that back the beach you\u0026rsquo;ll find the infamous St Enodoc Golf Club. Not only is this one of the West Country\u0026rsquo;s finest courses, but you\u0026rsquo;ll also find the mysterious St Enodoc\u0026rsquo;s Church within its grounds, which has been reclaimed from sand walls and dates back to the twelfth century.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.5426,"LocationLongitude":-4.91436,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/2013/04/1367331700.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"cornwall/rock-polzeath/rock-beach","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/2013/04/1367331700.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Coasteering in Cornwall with Era Adventures","Body":"\u003cp\u003eIf you want to experience Cornwall\u0026rsquo;s wild side then few activities are as hands on as coasteering. A day\u0026rsquo;s coasteering means the chance to enjoy the coastline from in the water, on top of cliffs and on dry land \u0026ndash; so be prepared for a rewarding experience that\u0026rsquo;s full of action. We\u0026rsquo;ve all seen photos of groups leaping high above the sea and disappearing into hidden caves, so why not make it your turn during your next holiday in Cornwall?\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eEra Adventures are based in Polzeath and run three hour coasteering sessions. Each session enables adventurers to plunge from cliffs, swim in whirlpool rapids and climb rocks. There\u0026rsquo;s even time to crawl through sea caves, so this is the activity for those who want an adrenalin rush around every corner.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eEra Adventures will send you out to the coastline with fully qualified coasteering instructors (who are also trained lifeguards) to ensure that you\u0026rsquo;re completely safe throughout the journey. All routes are planned according to the day\u0026rsquo;s conditions and the team will take your abilities into account to make sure you get the most from the session.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eChoose from beginner and advanced coasteering sessions and get ready to see Cornwall\u0026rsquo;s coastline from a unique angle (as you plunge 30ft from the top of a rock\u0026hellip;). All routes have been carefully chosen to make sure the group enjoy as many thrills as possible in a safe environment, so relax and enjoy the experience.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.572,"LocationLongitude":-4.9132,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/101/2013/06/iStock_000003760521Large.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"cornwall/rock-polzeath/coasteering-in-cornwall-with-era-adventures","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/101/2013/06/iStock_000003760521Large.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Kitesurfing at Daymer Bay","Body":"\u003cp\u003eYou may not have heard of Daymer Bay, but if you want to experience kitesurfing the Cornish way then you need to include it on your hit list. This is one of the most popular spots with the local kitesurfing community, so if you want to kite surf like the Cornish then this is the bay to head for.\u0026nbsp; Close to Polzeath, this beach connects to the activity hub that\u0026rsquo;s Rock Beach at low tide and has miles of sand, sand and more sand.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThere\u0026rsquo;s no seasonal dog ban at Daymer, so no matter when you visit you\u0026rsquo;ll be welcome to bring your pet with you, and it\u0026rsquo;s also a handy one as parking and the toilets are conveniently close to the beach. Speaking of convenience, you\u0026rsquo;ll also see a pub overlooking the car park that\u0026rsquo;s perfect for an after-shred drink and something to eat.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eCompared to neighbouring beaches Rock and Polzeath Daymer is slightly off the beaten track, but it has a refreshing secluded feel that adds to the sense of adventure. Kitesurfing Daymer Bay works best on a N \u0026ndash; NW as you\u0026rsquo;ll find the wind blows straight in off the sea, and although this is a safe area watch out for rocks at the northerly end of the beach. 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