The picture postcard harbours of Boscastle (location of ‘A Seaside Parish’) and Tintagel are just 10 minutes away as is the nearest beach at Crackington Haven and the coast path, with its imposing cliffs (including the highest cliff in England) and hidden coves.

Bude is a short drive away (15 miles), as is the charming harbour of Padstow (home to Rick Stein’s famous Seafood Restaurant and St Petroc’s Bistro) and the nearest Blue Flag beach at Polzeath and the stunning, traditional fishing village of Port Isaac (home to ‘Doc Martin’).

The National Trust properties of Lanhydrock and Cotehele are close by. Bodmin Moor, with Roughtor and Brown Willy – the highest point in Cornwall – is a short drive away.

There is a wealth of wonderful restaurants, cafes and farm shops in the area, selling local produce, e.g. ‘Boscastle Farm Shop’, ‘The Mill’ at Trebarwith and ‘The Olive Tree’ at Bude.

North Cornwall

North Cornwall has some of the finest beaches in the country surfing beaches and other activities such as canoeing and paddleboarding which can be found at Polzeath, Trebarwith, Crackington Haven, Widemouth Bay, Bude to name but a few. All of the mentioned are a short drive from West Roose with some being just 10 minutes away!

Long stretches of golden sand for those all important sand castles or ball games, hidden coves and caves to explore as well as great rock pools means you are spoilt for choice.

The Cornish coast path is stunning offering gentle strolls to more strenuous walks just make your choice but you can be sure of views that will make you want to come back for more.

Bodmin Moor

Bodmin Moor offers you a chance to walk on open moorland with granite tors. At Roughtor you can park your car and walk across the open moorland or climb to the top of the tors for spectacular views then perhaps walk across to Brown Willy, the highest point  in Cornwall

You can walk through Cardinham woods which is a  pretty area for family friendly walks or you may decide to enjoy the bike trails through there.

Camel Trail

Cycling on the Camel Trail is a favourite with all the family it’s traffic free and you can ride from Bodmin to Padstow or break the ride up into smaller distances, a beautiful level ride along the estuary at Wadebridge watching the birdlife while the children can ride safely along without the fear of traffic.