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The Avalon is perfect for those wishing to find that truly memorable place to stay. Boasting a superb location in North Cornwall, the Avalon is perfectly located for those wishing to explore all that Cornwall has to offer.

The local Sandy beach of Trebarwith Strand is just 10 min drive away. Further afield, there are the local seaside towns, of Bude, Rock, and Newquay as well as many more fantastic sandy beaches and secret coves, dotted along the coast.

There is so much to do here in Cornwall; surfing, sailing, fishing, golf, cycling (the camel trail), and the Eden project are among a few of the many activities available for all ages. Then there is Cornwall’s amazingly rich historical heritage with many historic houses, castles and gardens. Cornwall is also home of the Poldark series, filmed in North Cornwall and of Dr Martin, filmed just down the coast at Port Isaac. For walkers, there is the coastal path or strike inland to walk the stunning moorlands of Roughtor, Brown Willy and Bodmin.


Things to do / local information

Tintagel Village and surroundings:

The Avalon Hotel accommodation is two minutes from the walkway that leads to Tintagel Castle Island, Castle Beach and Merlin’s Cave. Other attractions just 5 minutes walk away are The Old Post Office, an actual Medieval hall house which was used as a Post Office in Victorian times and King Arthur’s Great Halls where these vast halls tell the wonderful story of King Arthur.

Access to Rocky Valley and St Nectan’s Glen & waterfall are 5 minutes away by car.

For local activities please look at our blog and our special events pages.


Regional Attractions

PadstowThe old fishing port of Padstow is now a fashionable resort boasting many fine shops and restaurants to suit all tastes.

Newquay – Further down the coast, Newquay is renowned for its beaches, surfing and nightlife.

Bodmin & St Austell – These old Cornish towns offer a range of attractions, including the Bodmin & Wenford Railway, Llanhydrock House, St. Austell Brewery and The Lost Gardens of Heligan.

The Eden Project – The world famous Eden Project, established in the millennium, is only an hour’s drive from The Avalon.


Useful Links

Bodmin & Wenford Steam Railway
Bodmin Jail
The Eden Project
Llanhydrock House
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Newquay Zoo
Tintagel Carnival Weekend – begins Friday 4th August 2017
Boscastle Food Arts & Crafts Festival – 6th-7th October 2017

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