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Padstow Town - North Coast

Methven has preserved many of its original features including beamed ceilings and a stone fireplace with multi fuel stove resulting in a truly charming cottage.
  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
£378 - £918 per week *

Special Offers: Christmas week was £713 NOW £599

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A character cottage located in a quiet spot in the heart of the old town. Many original features preserved; beamed ceilings, stone fireplace with wooden floors resulting in a truly charming and comfortable home, Methven has a multi fuel stove and a south facing garden making it suitable for any time of year. A level 200 yard stroll takes you into the town where you will find many excellent pubs and restaurants and Padstow's beautiful unspoilt harbour.  Padstow is full of charm with a maze of picturesque narrow streets and many interesting shops and galleries as well as tea shops, patisserie, delicatessen. There are beaches both sides of the river estuary; only a few minutes' walk on the Padstow side and a quick hop across the river on the ferry to get to Rock.

Kitchen/Diner: Fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, built-in electric oven, ceramic hob.
Lounge: TV, DVD player multi-fuel stove.

Bedroom 1: Double bed (4'6''), wardrobe, chest of drawers, hair dryer.
Bedroom 2: Twin beds (3'), wardrobe, chest of drawers.
Shower Room: Electric power shower, basin, w.c.

GARDEN & PARKING: Path leads to steps to South facing secluded patio and garden with garden furniture. There is no parking at the property but there is a private off road parking space 20 yards away which is available to rent on a weekly basis. For more details please phone 077914 23732 after 6.00 pm. Otherwise nearest car park approx. 220 yds. See Padstow Parking for up to date information on parking rates.

Changeover Day: Saturday - arrival 4:00pm - departure 11:00am.
Power and Heat: Electricity included in rent; multi-fuel stove in the lounge, heated towel rail shower room; panel heaters throughout; hot water electric immersion.
Bedding and Linen: Bed linen provided; towels not provided but can be hired - see hire page.
Baby Equipment: Travel cot, high chair, baby bath; other equipment not provided but may be hired - see hire page.
Shop: 200 yds Pub: 200 yds

NOTES: No smoking, no pets. WiFi provided. Important information about internet usage. Call box 300 yds. Information about mobile phone coverage.


  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
  • Bed Linen Included
  • Towels Not Included
  • 4 Stars
  • High chair
  • Travel cot
  • 0.2 mile to a restaurant
  • 1 mile to a beach
  • Fire or Stove
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher


Date Range 7 night price * 3 night price *
28 Oct 17 - 2 Dec 17 £378 £284
2 Dec 17 - 16 Dec 17 £582 £437
16 Dec 17 - 21 Dec 17 £378 £284
21 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18 £713 £535
6 Jan 18 - 24 Mar 18 £386 £290
24 Mar 18 - 14 Apr 18 £569 £427
14 Apr 18 - 26 May 18 £523 £392
26 May 18 - 2 Jun 18 £707 £530
2 Jun 18 - 16 Jun 18 £624 £468
16 Jun 18 - 7 Jul 18 £716 £537
7 Jul 18 - 21 Jul 18 £826 £620
21 Jul 18 - 1 Sep 18 £918 £689
1 Sep 18 - 22 Sep 18 £606 £455
22 Sep 18 - 13 Oct 18 £468 £351
13 Oct 18 - 27 Oct 18 £569 £427
27 Oct 18 - 1 Dec 18 £386 £290
1 Dec 18 - 15 Dec 18 £606 £455
15 Dec 18 - 22 Dec 18 £386 £290
22 Dec 18 - 6 Jan 19 £716 £537

* Please note: The prices displayed are guide prices and do not include optional items such as pet charges.

Local Area

Padstow is arguably now one of the best-known of Cornwall's holiday destinations- a working harbour still retaining the character of the fishing industry while also managing to reinvent itself as a modern holiday destination. Padstow has so much to offer the discerning holiday maker, with several beaches along the Camel Estuary, where you can also have a go at a range of water sports such as sailing and windsurfing, as well as a variety of boat trips such as fishing excursions, speedboat rides, sea-life safaris and the ever popular Jubilee Queen. You can indulge your passion for food at an excellent selection of restaurants in the town, which is now the base for a number of celebrity chefs including Rick Stein and Paul Ainsworth.  If you're looking for more active pursuits, you can cycle the Camel Trail, the route of the old railway line running between Padstow and Bodmin.  If walking is more your thing, there are many walking trails and routes waiting to be discovered, and if you're bringing a dog, there are plenty of dog-friendly places to explore. Gaining popularity in recent years is the Padstow Christmas Festival, now spread over four days, with cookery demonstrations, food and craft market, and entertainment.


As is always the case everything was flawless!Mr Graham Drury - 6th November 2017
We have enjoyed our stay at Methven, lovely cottage a real hidden gem. We have enjoyed looking around Padstow. We will definitely be coming back to stay again in your wonderful cottage. Thank you so much. G. Sutton - 21st October 2017
Yet another fabulous holiday at Methven, perfect location and parking arrangement made all the difference!!Collier Family - 5th August 2017
We have stayed in many properties in Padstow but this was one the best - perfect location, all facilities required and very cosy! Would love to go back !Mrs Cathryn Pemberton - 31st July 2017
We had a wonderful stay in a wonderful holiday cottage, A real hidden gem, many thanks.Kerr Family - 8th July 2017
Methven has provided a wonderful home for the week, many thanks.Bayley Family - 1st July 2017
Our second visit here - great cottage. We had a super holidayTeasdale Family - 27th May 2017
Second time here in Methven - will be back. Great cottage, really enjoyed our stay.Mr and Mrs Clayton - 1st April 2017
Lovely cottage in a super location. Miss K Daley - 18th March 2017
Lovely stay away in our favourite place, cottage has been fab with everything we've needed! Beautiful little place. Patsy has also been great ensuring we have felt welcome :-) Would definitely stay here again. Thank youJenkinson family - 3rd February 2017
Wonderful cottage - top class! Beautifully fitted out & everything you need & more. Really appreciated Patsy's text & welcome tea & milk etc. Thank you. Fantastic Christmas in Padstow! Thanks Patsy for xmas decorations, lovely touch!Mr and Mrs Carmichael - 29th December 2016
Beautiful cosy, clean cottage. Love Padstow - a little world of its own. Recommend Trebah Gardens, beautiful & lovely restaurantMr & Mrs Oliver - 8th October 2016
Our 3rd stay here and once again it was fabClare and Kevin - 1st October 2016
We had an excellent week here, even the weather was good. Superb central location but away from the noise - perfect. Comfortable and well-equipped cottage.Shurrock family - 13th August 2016
1st time in Cornwall, came for the food and the coastal views and were not disappointed. Cottage was perfect. Our daughter was delighted with the book selection for children & we were happy with all the other books and information. We hope to be back & will be recommending Padstow & the cottage. ThanksMurphy family - 30th July 2016
What a great cottage! So very well equipped, in a lovely quiet location, and beautifully kept (grateful thanks to Patsy!). Hope to come again soon!Mr & Mrs Cooling - 23rd July 2016
Very much enjoyed staying in Methven and visiting Padstow - great holiday!Mrs A Barrie - 13th July 2016
A fantastic week spent in a very comfortable and homely place. Thank youMr and Mrs Bagot - 1st July 2016
Great as always. Lovely place to stay. Clean, quiet, peaceful. See you againSmith family - 28th May 2016
Back again for our 3rd stay, perfect as usual. Keep up the good work. See you next year!Mrs D - 7th May 2016
Happy times in your lovely home, really lovely cottage, enjoyed our stay in Padstow XMr O - 30th April 2016
Fantastic week! Loved Methven and of course Padstow. Beautiful part of the world. XOMs M - 2nd April 2016
Everything was great!Mrs M Hoskins - 2nd January 2016
We had a great time in Padstow and love your cottage. Thanks for a beautifully clean home with great facilities especially internet! We will return.Mr W - 22nd August 2015
What a great holiday- wonderful weather and location. Cottage was beautiful with everything you could need. Love to visit again.Mr B - 27th June 2015
Great holiday in Padstow, Methven was a great property within easy walk of Padstow harbour. It was quiet and even near the church we couldn't hear the bells, also close to the Link Road car park which was brilliant. Facilities were everything we needed and more, great power shower! Excellent Wi-Fi. TV and DVD's were perfect and nice children books in living room. The details for suggested walks were fabulous!Mrs J - 17th April 2015
Fantastically situated cottage. Presentation to a high standard. I have recommended to friends & family & hopefully we will be back in the near future.Ms. H - 25th October 2014
What an amazing 'holiday home' as our 3 year old called it. This has been the best property by far. We will recommend it to all our family and friends. Thank you to the housekeeper for all her help too. We really hope to come back next year for another fab holiday. Sad to be going home.Mrs C - 24th September 2014


Access Statement

Methven has preserved many of its original features including beamed ceilings and a stone fireplace resulting in a truly charming cottage.

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