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Padstow has become one of North Cornwall's favourite resorts. Throughout the year visitors are finding that this pretty Cornish town has much to offer, whatever the weather.

Spring arrives early here in Cornwall, and with everywhere a little quieter than in the busy summer months Padstow is an ideal destination for an out-of-season break.

There's no point in trying to hurry around Padstow: the pace of life is a little slower than you may be used to, but it means that your stay here will leave you feeling calm and relaxed.

Delve into the history of Padstow in the town's small museum, it contains many of the local treasures and artefacts. While away a few hours down at the harbour, it's the most popular spot in Padstow, with the scene changing throughout the day as the fishing and pleasure boats go about their daily business.

And don't forget to eat! Padstow is renowned for the quality of its fish restaurants so make sure you take advantage of the freshest of seafood.

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