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Seven Bays for Seven Days

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About St. Merryn

St Merryn and its ‘Seven Bays for Seven Days’ lies on the North Cornish coast just 3 miles south of Padstow and 10 miles north of Newquay. The village centres around the crossroads where you will find Waves Restaurant and Rooms along with a variety of other amenities with everything you need to enjoy your stay.

The village motto of ‘Seven Bays for Seven Days’ derives from the seven beaches all within the parish and no further than 3 miles away. The bays from Padstow south are as follows: Trevone, Harlyn, Mother Iveys, Boobies, Constantine, Treyarnon and Porthcothan. Each bay is unique and has something different to offer from safe family bathing to great waves for the experienced surfer.

There are many activities available in and around St Merryn; Waves Surf School offers surf lessons to all ages and abilities, Trevose golf club offers a UK Top 100 Golf Course, riding lessons and hacking are available with Tina’s riding stables, Cycling the camel trail with Padstow Cycle hire, enjoy a day out in neighbouring Padstow or travel that bit further to the lovely shops of Wadebridge. Not forgetting the numerous activities and places of interest available in the rest of Cornwall.

High season sees much activity within St Merryn and events such as the Carnival, the great atlantic raft race, the Vintage Steam Rally, church fetes, community markets, fun days and local music events will keep you busy during your time away from the beach.

St Merryn offers something for visitors young and old.  Whether you are looking for stunning costal walks, wild winter scenery, beautiful sandy beaches, a base to explore or just somewhere to relax and enjoy the great local restaurants, bars and hospitality, St Merryn has it all!

Waves Restaurant:

Conveniently located below our delightful rooms, Waves restaurant offers casual dining and delicious cuisine whether you are taking time to refuel after a day of fresh air or having a long overdue catch up with friends.

Waves will tempt your tastebuds whether enjoying a glass of wine and a light bite or a three-course feast from our extensive menu. Indulge in our fabulous selection of homemade gourmet pizzas, burgers and other tasty dishes, simple and bursting with flavour.

Village amenities

Being located in the heart of St. Merryn crossroads there are a number of other amenities conveniently located on our doorstep:

  • Waves Surf School
  • Waves Restaurant
  • The Farmers Arms Pub
  • Newsagents
  • The Pit Surf Shop
  • Spring house Chinese takeaway
  • Barnecutts Bakery
  • Cello hair & beauty salon
  • The Olive Tree Restaurant
  • St. Merryn Garage
  • Fryer Tucks Fish & Chip shop
  • Raffertys wine bar
  • Cornish Corner deli
  • The Gallery
  • Happy Shopper shop
  • The Cornish Arms Pub