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Gwel Teg

Padstow Town - North Coast

Gwel Teg means beautiful view in Cornish and there couldn't be a more apt name for this property situated as it is overlooking the stunning estuary.
  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
£437 - £1039 per week *


Gwel Teg means beautiful view in Cornish and there couldn't be a more apt name for this holiday property situated as it is overlooking the stunning Padstow Estuary. The view from the front is ever changing - at this end of the estuary, at low tide, golden sandbars stretch from shore to shore, further up river, exposed mud banks provide feeding grounds for a huge variety of birds, at high tide all kinds of watercraft take to the water.  Gwel Teg is only about 100 yards from the Camel Trail - a multi-use trail following the old railway line for 17 miles from Padstow to Wadebridge and beyond. Padstow town and working harbour are a short walk away where you'll find plenty to see and do with shops and galleries to browse, cafes, pubs and restaurants to suit all requirements, a lobster hatchery and beaches.  Padstow sits right on the SW Coastal Path, one direction takes you towards Trevone Bay, Harlyn Bay and Trevose Head or you can hop on the foot ferry, cross the estuary to Rock and head onward to Daymer Bay, Polzeath and Pentire Head.  At the end of the day, you can relax and enjoy the evening sunshine in the back garden whilst planning your next day out.

Entrance Hall/Kitchen: Electric cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave.
Lounge/Diner: Smart TV, bookshelves, coal effect electric fire, stunning estuary views.
Bedroom 1: Kingsize bed (5'), wardrobe, hair dryer. 
Bedroom 2: Twin beds (3'), estuary views. 
Shower Room: Thermostatic shower, basin, Separate W.C.

GARDEN & PARKING: Sloping driveway to front with parking for several cars. Garage available for storing bikes, wetsuits, surfboards etc. To the front landscaped garden area and fairly steep stone steps to front door and terrace. Please note, raised terrace area not enclosed so exercise caution as there is a steep fall from unguarded edges and is not suitable for young children unless closely supervised. To rear attractive large, private two tiered garden mainly laid to lawn, patio, garden furniture.

Changeover Day: Saturday - arrival 3:00pm - departure 10:00am
Power and Heat: Gas and electricity included in rent; gas c.h./hot water, living flame coal effect electric fire lounge, heated towel rail shower room; double glazed sealed units. 
Bedding and Linen:  Pillows & duvets included; bed linen provided; towels not provided but may be hired from the housekeeper @ £5 per person per week.
Baby Equipment: Not provided but may be hired - see hire page.
Shop: 0.5 mls  Pub: 0.5 mls

NOTES: No pets, no smoking, no short breaks. Telephone call box 500 yds. Wifi provided - see information about internet usage.  Mobile phone reception varies. Information about mobile phone coverage.


  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
  • Bed Linen Included
  • 0.5 mile to a pub
  • Countryside Views
  • Towels Not Included
  • 4 Stars
  • 0.5 mile to a restaurant
  • 0.3 mile to a beach
  • Sea Views
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Accommodation
  • Outdoor storage space


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.


Wonderful location, warm and cozy. Plus a view to die for.Mrs Jean Drew - 2nd October 2017
Nice clean, well equiped bungalow. Good location with lovely views over the estuary. Easy access to camel trail and town. Would stay in property again and recommend.Mrs P Young - 12th June 2017
Perfect quiet location with lovely view of estuary from lounge window and large rear garden with sunny patio. Short walk to harbour and shops. Irene Cooksley - 29th May 2017
We found Gwel Teg a very comfortable "home from home" with spectacular views and an excellent location. We had a very relaxing holiday there.Mrs A Troth - 10th April 2017
Gwel Teg was very clean and comfortable. With excellent heating and shower. It is was always a pleasure to return to the property after a day out, to use the cliché, “A home from home “ I would recommend Gwel Teg. Mr A Nunn - 10th January 2017


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