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The Granary Crantock, Newquay

 
 
£446 - £1215
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This wonderful sea view, cottage style, first floor 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.

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 walking distance. The Granary 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 gorgeous Holywell Bay 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.

Kitchen

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.

Bathroom

bath with shower over, WC and basin.

Garden

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

Additional information

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

 

We had an amazing week at the granary . The views and beach were lovely . Our host were very welcoming with their touch’s flowers and tea and biscuits on our arrival . Loved staying there will definitely be back .

October 2018

Fabulous location away from the hustle and bustle of Newquay. Views are excellent and a great pub on the door step.

October 2018

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2018

1 January937
6 Jan - 3 Feb446
10 Feb - 17 Feb468
24 Feb - 17 Mar446
24 March658
31 Mar - 7 Apr671
14 Apr - 28 Apr499
5 May649
12 May - 19 May655
26 May948
2 Jun - 9 Jun819
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30 June955
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14 July1019
21 Jul - 18 Aug1215
25 August974
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15 September727
22 September540
29 Sep - 13 Oct535
20 October602
27 Oct - 8 Dec446
15 Dec - 22 Dec752
29 Dec - 31 Dec937

2019

1 Jan - 9 Feb446
16 February468
23 Feb - 30 Mar446
6 Apr - 13 Apr671
20 April658
27 April500
4 May649
11 May - 18 May655
25 May948
1 Jun - 8 Jun819
15 Jun - 22 Jun849
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2 Nov - 14 Dec446
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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.

Beaches

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. 

Walks

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. 

Date TBC 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!

September 2019

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What our guests say...

We love hearing about our guests’ experiences, and we know how important honest reviews are when it comes to booking your holiday. To help you choose the right property for you, we publish all reviews left by guests who have stayed here in the past, with the few exceptions stated in our Review Guidelines.

We had an amazing week at the granary . The views and beach were lovely . Our host were very welcoming with their touch’s flowers and tea and biscuits on our arrival . Loved staying there will definitely be back .

October 2018

Fabulous location away from the hustle and bustle of Newquay. Views are excellent and a great pub on the door step.

October 2018

The property with perfect views. Fantastic location and very friendly people.

October 2018

I very much doubt you would publish this but suggest you amend the photos description and prices very soon. If I was am overseas visitor what an awful impression.

September 2018

Reply from Aspects Holidays

Thank you for your review, we aim to be completely honest and transparent with our property descriptions and the reviews that we publish, so all reviews received are shown on our site, with very few exceptions. We are sorry if our photos or description had caused any confusion at all; we state in the description that this property is a 'cottage style, first floor apartment', but show the whole cottage in the first image just to try and give an impression of the style of this property and the appearance of its exterior. We are really sorry that you had not been aware from this that you were not renting the entire property. We were also sorry to read that you had felt it to be expensive compared to other properties that you had rented in the past. We try to ensure that properties are priced accordingly, taking into account many factors; in this case its amazing location and fantastic additional facilities such as free use of a communal heated indoor swimming pool and a beach-side tennis court. We do take comments very seriously, and will closely monitor further feedback to see if we need to make anything clearer within the descriptions or photos, so thank you for letting us know your thoughts. Tanya, Customer Services

Very spacious and larger than photos suggested. Hosts very welcoming and flowers and tea on arrival was most welcome. Liked basin in each bedroom and large airing cupboard as was concerned there was no tumble dryer. Hosts were lovely and very welcoming. Email from Aspect checking we were OK in first week was a nice touch. Access to swimming pool was great. we just wish we had used it in first week. It was very clean and well looked after. Description of walk to beach not accurate and was much further than we thought. It would assist less able people better to give realistic walk times and also loose rubble/rocks under foot.

August 2018

Reply from Aspects Holidays

Thank you for your very helpful comments. It certainly sounded like you had a lovely time here; we are glad that you liked it. We really appreciate you sending us your thoughts on the walk to the beach; the property team are going to review that description and amend it to make it clearer. It sounds like the coast path is approximately 100m from the property, but then you have a little walk from there on to the beach, and as you say, it is not a flat, level walk. We would always want information to be as accurate as possible, so thank you for bringing this to our attention. Thanks again and we hope to see you back here again soon. Tanya, Customer Services

Wonderful location with sea views. Quick walk to headland and beach.

June 2018

Lovely cottage in a great location, especially if you like taking your dogs to the beach!

May 2018

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

November 2017

I and my friends from Germany had the loveliest stay at The Granary. We could not recommend the accommodation highly enough if you are looking for homely comfort, a stunning location, amazing sea views and a great base for coastal walking and exploring north Cornwall.

October 2017

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.

August 2016

 
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