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  • The Metropole Hotel holds pride of place in Padstow, located on the stunning north coast of Cornwall, with its sweeping clifftops and glorious beaches. The views from the hotel encompass the town and harbour of Padstow, across to Rock on the other side of the estuary and the Camel Estuary itself. Explore the north coast of Cornwall and return to the comfort and luxury of the Metrolpole Hotel in Padstow Cornwall.

    One of Cornwall’s most famous harbour towns is Padstow, the local area is probably best known for its wonderful seafood. Together with a number of wonderful shops to explore there is the National Lobster Hatchery – which provides visitors a fascinating insight into the hard work required to keep up a sustainable lobster population in Cornwall.

    Padstow has an interesting history and there is a museum in the town that will reveal all about the local traditions and customs, including the intriguing ‘Obby ‘Oss festival, which is held each year on 1st May.


    There are 7 fantastic beaches on our doorstep, some of which are amongst the top surfing beaches in Europe.

    There are plenty of activities for all ages in the local area from boat trips to cycling the famous Camel Valley Trail through the beautiful Cornish countryside beginning in Padstow and ending in Wadebridge. Visiting Cornwall’s famous gardens or heritage properties and walking the South West Coast Path