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The Granary Crantock, Newquay

£446 - £1215

This wonderful sea view apartment is perched on the National Trust headland of West Pentire, right on the doorstep of Crantock Bay and a short walk to Porth Joke Beach. Known locally as Polly Joke, it is famous for the stunning poppies and marigolds that flower during the summer just above the sandy and sheltered beach, which is a paradise for families.

The Granary is a cottage style apartment with plenty of space, sea views and parking set within stunning gardens. You have everything you need nearby - the coast path, golden sandy beaches, a bistro restaurant and a pub all within 100 metres, which are all dog friendly - just like the Granary. It is a great place for families with the free use of a communal indoor swimming pool and beach-side tennis court just 50 metres away, whilst Crantock village is one mile away and the Holywell Family Fun Park is only 10 minutes' drive away. This is traditional Cornwall at its best.

Sitting/dining area

sofa, three armchairs, TV/DVD, radio, CD player, electric fire, table and chairs for six, sea views.


electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, sea views.

Bedroom 1

double bed, basin, sea views.

Bedroom 2

twin beds, basin, sea glimpses.


bath with shower over, WC and basin.


courtyard area with seating, BBQ and landscaped garden with seating.

Additional information

oil fired central heating, please note the indoor heated swimming pool and tennis courts are part of a complex across the road, you have free shared access year round. The swimming pool does not have a lifeguard so please ensure all children are supervised. WiFi, up to two dogs welcome, short breaks available.


The Granary was a lovely place for a family with a dog. The property was very clean with everything we needed for our stay. Beautiful beaches (dogs allowed on them) in a short walking distance (great for the family and dog!). Children loved the use of the swimming pool and tennis courts opposite the property which are kept in excellent condition and weren't very busy (often had the pool to ourselves). Nearby pub has an outside seating area which allows dogs and has lovely views.

Ms Jackson

Brilliant situation. Everything there that you could possibly need. Very comfortable and dog friendly, what more could you ask for? Only 10 minutes walk to Poly Joke beach and 10 min drive to Crantock beach. Use of the facilties across the road is a bonus as well. Pub just 2 mins walk as well, if you needed it

Mr Chandler
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Crantock Holidays

Situated to the Western side of the Gannel Estuary, Crantock is ideally located for a peaceful holiday, just a stone's throw from Newquay.  Enjoy a relaxing holiday within easy reach of the beautiful beach. 

Not far from the beach, you'll find Crantock Village, a small but popular village, dating back to 460 AD, founded by Irish Hermits. The local pub, The Albion Inn, with its fascinating history is well worth a visit. Find out more about it here.


Owned and looked after by the National Trust, Crantock beach offers a large expanse of golden sands, backed by rolling dunes. The beach stretches between Pentire and West Pentire headlands. To the South, the sands are lined with high cliffs, providing shelter from the winds and to the North lies the mouth of the River Gannel. 

At high tide, the Fern Bit Gannel Ferry, 'Sunshine', will take you from the beach across the river; at low tide, a small footbridge will appear allowing you to cross the river for free. The River Gannel is popular with paddle boarders and wild water swimmers. 

The National Trust car park has ample space and is free of charge for National Trust members. Dogs are welcome all year on Crantock beach. 

Just beyond West Pentire, you'll find Porth Joke beach (also known as Poly Joke beach) a smaller, quieter beach. With rock pools and caves, this beach is perfect for explorers of all ages. The car park is a fair walk away, but well worth the effort for the peaceful sands. 

Things to do

In Crantock, you can relax on the quiet beach or explore the quaint village, filled with thatched cottages. If you're feeling more adventurous, you can try a range of water sports such as paddle boarding with Newquay Water Sports Centre

Aside from the glorious golden sands and picturesque village of Crantock, you can head to West Pentire to the C-Bay hotel which has tennis courts, a swimming pool and is dog friendly.

Further afield, Newquay has an array of activities on offer. For a family-friendly activity, Newquay Zoo and the Blue Reef Aquarium make a great day out. For something slightly different, head to Pirate's Quest for a swashbuckling voyage through Cornwall's past. Read our blog here for more ideas on days out in Newquay

In addition, Newquay town is the perfect place for your holiday shopping, with a range of different shops selling: clothes, gifts, beach goods, ice creams, pastries, sweets and more!

Eating Out

In Crantock, the first point of call for dinner has to be The Albion Inn. If you head slightly out of the village to West Pentire, you'll find The Bowjie Inn (also known locally as the pink pub) which overlooks Crantock Beach. Also near West Pentire you'll find C-Bay Bistro with unsurpassed views across Crantcok beach and beyond. 

Further afield, Newquay offers a wide variety of restaurants with something to suit everyone. 


There are lots of places to walk in and around Crantock.

If you head to Crantock Beach via Rushy Green you can either walk across the beach, or take the coast path towards West Pentire, which in the spring/early summer is filled with poppies - a beautiful sight!

Cubert Common, not far from Porth Joke, is great place for dog walkers and ramblers. 

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Local events

Lusty Glaze Sundowner Sessions

Every year Lusty Glaze beach hosts their Sundowner Sessions - an opportunity to watch your favourite artsits perform live in the stunning setting of the natural ampitheatre provided by the cliffs at Lusty Glaze. 

22nd July 2018

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Newquay Fish Festival

A three-day celebration of all things seafoodie! Barbecued fish on the beach; cooking demos from the best of the best; fish merchants selling the freshest seafood imaginable - ready for you to take back to your holiday home and cook up using your newly-learned skills!

TBC September 2018

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