The village of St Columb Minor lies to the east of Newquay approx. 2 miles from the centre. The village has a pub and shop and sits close to the family friendly beach of Porth. A footpath leading into the countryside, ideal for dog walking, starts opposite the terraced holiday cottage. With its 7 beaches, Newquay is just minutes away with its many attractions including a zoo, Sealife centre, leisure centre, golf course, pitch and putt course, parks and gardens. With its beaches comes surfing and surf schools so you can try your hand at this exhilarating sport. Watergate Bay, a 2 mile stretch of golden sand can be reached by foot and is home to Jamie Oliver's Fifteen restaurant (booking essential). The Eden Project, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, St Ives and Fowey are all easily reached and all provide an excellent day out. Horse riding, sea fishing, go-karting, surfing, cliff walks and many more activities are all available close by. Shop 1/2 mile, pub and restaurant 100 yards.