Newquay is the pride of the Atlantic coast and boasts some of the finest beaches in Europe. The picturesque old harbour is a joy to explore and Trenance Leisure Park offers endless holiday fun. Drop in on one of the atmospheric smugglers’ pubs for a colourful reminder of Cornwall’s shady past. Out and about, we visit the enchanting port of St Ives and discover the county’s only city of Truro. An unforgettable day is in store when we head to Penzance to board our ferry to St Mary’s – largest of the Scilly Isles and where you’ll be captivated by the white sandy beaches and pretty nature trails. On this leisurely pace holiday we break both our outward and return journeys with restful dinner, bed and breakfast stops so you arrive fresh and return home revitalised.
Day One.From local joining points we make our way to our overnight hotel for dinner and evening at leisure.
Day Two.After breakfast we continue south to Newquay and check into the Cliffdene Hotel early afternoon.
Day Three.A day to relax and enjoy the endless charm of fantastic Newquay.
Day Four.Enjoy a lazy morning before we venture out to the quintessential fishing village of St Ives where you can watch the world go by from the pretty harbour or wander the narrow streets.
Day Five.An early start as we travel to Penzance, England’s most southerly point and where we board our ferry for our crossing to St Mary’s, Scilly Isles. Once ashore, stroll along the coastal footpaths and nature trails watching out for seabirds and seals, relax on the beach or browse the interesting shops.
Day Six.Truro is our treat today – maybe visit the stunning gothic revival cathedral with its three soaring spires and treasure trove of stained glass windows. Relax in Victoria Gardens or view the interesting exhibitions at the Royal Cornwall Museum.
Day Seven.We bid farewell and depart for our overnight hotel for dinner and evening at leisure.
Day Eight.After breakfast, we continue home.
The Cliffdene Hotel boasts a prime position with views over Tolcarne Beach just minutes from the golden sands and close to the town centre. It has a lounge bar as well as a TV and games room.
GLENTON customers who rate the hotel either good or excellent:
Comfort & cleanliness: 80%