Places to go and things to do on your Lower Tresmorn Holiday

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Lying within the North Cornwall Heritage Coast area, Lower Tresmorn is ideally situated for exploring the delights of Cornwall and Devon. Our nearest beach is the beautiful cove of Crackington Haven, just two miles by road or a breathtaking walk along the coast path from the farm.

Bude is nine miles north, the Norman market town of Launceston (the locals call it Lanson), and picturesque fishing villages of Boscastle and Port Isaac, all within easy reach. Bodmin Moor - beautiful in all its moods, King Arthur's romantic, ruined cliff top castle and the 'Betjeman Country' around St Enodoc and Padstow are well within a half hours drive.

There are many lovely beaches within easy reach, the closest, Crackington Haven (also known as Cracky) is just five minutes by car and arguably the best. Safe and sandy, with rock pools and towering cliffs, un-commercialised, but with good amenities for refreshments, it is an idyllic setting.

Hallagather Farmhouse Bistro
Great honest food served in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere at a reasonable price. 'Our passion for fresh, local seasonal produce is reflected in the regular updating of our menu.' Call Jake or Becky to book a table.
Tel. 01840 230276

Trevigue Farm Courtyard Restaurant
Open on Fridays and Saturdays and some Thursdays and also occasional Sunday lunch-times. Situated on the coast road 5 minutes south of Crackington Haven. Lovely imaginative menus using lots of local produce in unique surroundings.
Tel. 01840 230492

The Tree Inn at Stratton
Our favourite pub, 20 minutes north. An ancient coaching Inn with really good pub food including great scallops, home-made chips, fresh vegetables etc. This is the perfect place for Sunday Lunch.
Tel. 01288 352038.

The Castle Restaurant
 A wonderful small restaurant situated in Sir Goldsworthy Gurney's old home with views over the breakwater at Bude. Freshly cooked food with locally caught fish and a changing menu. Super for lunch or dinner and we believe very good value.
Tel. 01288 350543.

Life's a Beach
A well-established lively restaurant overlooking Summerleaze beach at Bude. If it is good for sea food you are looking for, this is the place.
Tel. 01288 355222.

Chung's Chinese Takeaway
This is the best in Bude, ideal if you fancy sitting on the cliffs watching the sunset.
Tel. 01288 352387.

Boscastle Farm Shop
A superb new farm shop and restaurant with idyllic sea views. Local sourced beef, lamb, pork and poultry plus one of the largest selections of locally made produce in Cornwall.
Telephone 01840 250827

The Cobweb Inn at Boscastle.
Ideal for friendly, straight-forward, no-frills pub food at very reasonable prices. Don't expect fresh vegetables, but you'll be fine for steaks etc. No bar reservations, but there is a small restaurant upstairs.
Tel. 01840 250278.

The Riverside Restaurant at Boscastle
This has a very good reputation both for food and value.
Tel. 01840 250216.

The Napoleon Inn at Boscastle
This can be found at the top of the old village street. A very quaint old pub with reasonable pub food. Tel. 01840 250204.

Elements Restaurant at the Bude end of Widemouth Bay
A contemporary restaurant with sea views and exceptional food.
Tel. 01288 352386.

Rick Stein's Seafood Restauarant at Padstow
This probably needs no introduction, but you definitely need to book!
Tel. 01841 532700.

The Cabin Cafe and The Haven Cafe
These can both be found down by the sea at Crackington Haven. They serve great food with lots of home-made specialities. Both are highly recommended and The Cabin is often open on fine evenings for BBQs and you can BYO wine/beer.


Whilst it is perfectly feasible to forget the car for a week, no doubt guests will want to explore the varied attractions that Cornwall offers most of which are within an hour's drive.

There are numerous National Trust properties, the Eden Project at St Austell, lovely gardens, the wild, atmospheric beauty of Bodmin Moor, the picturesque fishing villages of Boscastle and Port Isaac and bustling Padstow, sandy beaches and secluded coves, inland market towns, sleepy villages with ancient churches, the New Tate at St Ives and smaller art galleries everywhere, hassle-free shopping in Cornwall's only city of Truro, purchase sought after surf wear in nearby Bude and Newquay, visit King Arthur's ruined cliff-top castle at Tintagel or the highly-acclaimed Falmouth Maritime Museum.