Rock is a
coastal village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated
opposite Padstow on the northeast bank of the River Camel estuary.
The village is in the civil parish of St Minver Lowlands
approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) north west of Wadebridge. Rock
is popular with holidaymakers and is a well-established
centre for water sports including dinghy racing, waterskiing,
windsurfing, and sailing. Rock Sailing Club's headquarters, in a
converted warehouse on a wharf, is a local landmark.
The Black Tor Ferry operates across the river to the town of Padstow,
and this is a major source of tourist traffic through Rock. The
early 21st century has seen extensive building work and increased
prosperity for Rock. There are a large number of holiday homes, as
well as a number of retail outlets. Rock is also home to Sharp's
Brewery, an independent real ale brewery established in the mid
Rock has been referred to as 'Britain's Saint-Tropez' and the
'Kensington of Cornwall'due to its popularity with affluent
Affluent visitors such as Mohamed Al-Fayed and Jay Kay of Jamiroquai
often arrive by helicopter.
9 Treglyn Cottages
Tel: 01295 680473
Treglyn Cottages, St. Minver, Cornwall. A comfortable, well
equipped, privately owned 3 bedroom house, a few minutes drive from
Polzeath, Rock and Daymer Bay, famous for their safe sandy beaches,
surfing and sailing.
house has a private garden and use of communal grounds, making it a
safe environment for young children to play in and explore. There is
ample parking for cars and boats. Dogs are welcome by arrangement.
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