Holiday homes and accommodation in the historic town of Camelford
If you are looking to book a holiday full of historical sites as well as a relaxing getaway for the whole family, then there aren’t many places better in England to rent a holiday home than in Camelford. Situated in the north of Cornwall, Camelford is an attractive, ancient town surrounded by countryside which runs between the coastal towns of Bude and Wadebridge. As implied by the name, the town is situated on the River Camel and is an ideal picturesque place to rent a holiday home in England. The scenic expanse of Bodmin Moor spreads away to the east and north of the town and on the Moor enchanting villages such as St Breward and Blisland entice the traveller. The nearest train station to Camelford is Bodmin (30 mins by car) and the nearest airport is Newquay (30 mins by car) or Plymouth (30 mins by car). The easiest way to travel around Cornwall is by car.
Discover the fascinating history of Camelford:
The town is full of history and legend thus has an abundance of castles and museums for the whole family to enjoy, including going on a quest to find the spot where King Arthur was supposedly slain at the Arthurian Centre. You can also head to Cornwall’s extinct volcano ‘Rough Tor’, which offers stunning views over the surrounding area and is one of Bodmin Moor's most famous landmarks. At the summit, there is also a World War II Monument.
Activities for the whole family to enjoy:
In one of the sunniest regions in England, Camelford is a great location for touring, walking, fishing, swimming or surfing holidays all within easy access from your holiday home. The location of Camelford is north Cornwall where the conditions for surfing are the best, so booking a holiday home here if you want to so some surfing is wise. Staying in one of the Camelford holiday rentals provides some excellent shopping, sporting facilities and well-respected restaurants. Cycling is encouraged here and you are able to gain access to the beautiful Cornish countryside with a cycle on the famous Camel Trail which can be started from nearby Wenford Bridge. It is located just 6 miles away from the coast, so visitors can easily access the beach as well as the town, the nearest beach being the Trebarwith Strand Beach. A little further afield we find the quaint fishing village of Port Isaac, to the north the coastal resort town of Bude and, to the east, historic Launceston.