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Travel directions

 Below are the various ways that you can travel to our area

By Road, Air, Rail, Bus, Ferry, Taxi

By Rail:

 The nearest train station to our area is Bodmin Parkway which is approximately 15 miles away or about 35 minutes from Padstow by car. You will need to get the 555 western greyhound bus from the station to Wadebridge and Padstow.  If you are going to Rock, Polzeath, Trebetherick, Port Isaac etc you will need to change bus in Wadebridge to the western greyhound 584 bus. The journey to Padstow is about an hour.

By Road:

From the M5 south, turn onto the A30 just after Exeter.  There are several options from  the A30.  The most direct way is to come off at Bodmin (A389) and follow directions through Bodmin and Wadebridge to Padstow.  Just after  the village of  Whitecross  turn right through Little Petherick and St Issey (A389).  This section of road is narrow in places and is not recommended for wide vehicles.  To avoid this narrow road do not turn off after Whitecross and stay on  the A39 until Winnard’s Perch roundabout  then turn right towards Padstow.  Alternatively stay on the A30 until  the Indian Queens turning then follow the directions to Padstow (A39). 

If you are heading for Port Isaac, Rock, Trebetherick etc follow the directions above to Wadebridge. At the roundabout after Sladesbridge turn left towards Wadebridge town centre, then right at the next mini roundabout.  This takes you past the Wadebridge sports hall.  Alternatively you can come off the A30 earlier, just after Launceston, and follow the A39 through Camelford towards Wadebridge.

By Air:

The nearest airport is Newquay which is about 12 miles away. You can get the 556 Western Greyhound bus from the airport, a taxi, or there are car hire companies on site which you can book in advance. If you plan to get a taxi it is worth booking in advance althought there is a taxi rank there.

  •  Flybe operates 3 flights daily to London Gatwick on weekdays and 2 at weekends.
  •  Flybe operate flights to Manchester on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
  •  Skybus operates 2 flights a day to the Isles of Scilly except Sundays.

By Bus:

The nearest National Express bus stops are at Wadebridge or St Columb Major.You can catch the  555 or 584 buses onwards from there.

Please use www.traveline.com to check timetables.

By Ferry:

The nearest ferry port is at Plymouth which is approximately 50 miles away. The ferry service is provided by Brittany Ferries.There is a bus, train and air service from Plymouth to the destinations above.

By Taxi:

Padstow has several taxis. It is advisable to book in advance.

We recommend:

Ocean Taxis 0798 000 1323 (www.oceantaxiscornwall.co.uk)

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