Tranquility or excitement, surf or scenery. There is something for everyone in Cornwall.
Trevose Golf & Country Club is a short distance from Martha’s Orchard. The course offers arguably the finest golfing destination in the South-West, featuring an outstanding championship links course and two excellent nine-hole loops. Set in a stunning location with dramatic views across the sands of Booby’s Bay, and on to rocky cliffs and shimmering sea towards the Trevose Head. Details on how to book a round are on their website www.trevose-gc.co.uk
For walkers, the Cornwall Coastal Path beckons, it runs along the Bay and offers fantastic views out to sea – you only have to choose whether to turn left or right! It is worth the effort in both directions. North Cornwall really is walking and rambling country. The Ramblers Association is very active and the local groups welcome guests on their regular programmes of walks. Details are on their website www.cornwallramblers.org.uk
To help you find the nearest walks to Martha’s Orchard, we have produced a pocket guide. Click here for a copy of the guide or pick one up from Reception.
If you like cycling, we have the perfect route for you. The Camel Trail runs from Padstow to Wenfordbridge (28.15Km), but you can ride it in sections. The most popular routes are Padstow – Wadebridge (8.8km), Wadebridge – Bodmin (9.25Km) and Bodmin – Wenfordbridge (10.1km). The Camel Trail is almost completely free of traffic, asphalt covered and flat. If you take a longer route, you can always find a great place for a picnic along the way.
Go By Cycle, Cornwall’s first bike hire delivery service
Go By Cycle have put a package together specifically for Martha’s Orchard. A family of four can enjoy exploring in and around the Orchard on well maintained quality bikes for just £170 per week with additions of an extra adult for £70 or an extra child for £40 per week. The bikes are delivered to the Orchard and can be there ready and waiting for you on arrival. They come with helmets, locks and puncture repair kits.
Kelly and Paul, owners of Go By Cycle, have a long history of bike hire and service and believe in delivering a quality service to their customers. They specialise in bike hire delivered across Cornwall for touring and exploring and more information on their family run business can be found on their website. This offer is exclusively for Martha’s Orchard customers.
Some of the best beaches for surfing in Cornwall is the coastline between Newquay and Padstow. Especially Constantine Bay which is particularly popular with local surfers, even in good weather there is normally good waves.
If you would like to learn how to surf, you can visit Waves Surf School in St Merryn or Harlyn Surf School in Harlyn Bay who provide fully qualified instructors. Both surf schools offer Martha’s Orchard a 10% discount so please mention that you are staying at Martha’s Orchard when booking.
Harlyn Surf School also offer a wide variety of adult and child friendly activities from beginners through to experienced levels including Sit on Top Kayaking, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Bodyboarding or Coasteering.
Constantine Bay Surf Shop
Adjoining Constantine Bay stores, where locally you can buy all your essential groceries, is where you will find the surf shop. The Constantine Bay Surf shop offers everything you need for getting out on the water from wetsuits, bodyboards, surfboards and many accessories. Check out www.constantinesurf.com for surf reports direct to you from Constantine, Harlyn and other beaches close by.
The Pit Surf Shop
Based in nearby St Merryn, the Pit Surf Shop offers everything you need for getting out on the water from wetsuits, bodyboards, surfboards and accessories. To save you the expense of having to buy your own, The Pit also provide surf hire from wetsuits, surf boards to surf kayaks and much more. Check out www.surf-the-pit.co.uk for opening times and hire details.
Cornish Wine Tours
Cornish Wine Tours are the first tour provider of its kind to offer full and half day all-inclusive wine tasting tours around Cornwall. Visit the county’s most prestigious vineyards and wineries nestled amongst the stunning Cornish countryside. Cornish Wine Tours provides you with a fun, informative day of wine tasting and delicious food without the hassle of driving home at the end. Cornish Wine Tours will collect you before the tour and then deliver you back at the end of the day to the door of your accommodation.
Sit back, relax and let us take care of the transport, while you sample the delights on offer at each location. For more information and to book your tour visit www.cornishwinetours.com