Location & Getting Here
Merlin Farm Holiday Cottages are located at Merlin Farm in a secluded location surrounded by countryside within walking distance of the Beautiful Sandy Beach of Mawgan Porth (approx 15 mins via wooded track and public footpath). Mawgan Porth is centrally located within the County, ensuring that all sightseeing in Cornwall is accessable within a day trip. Due to our secluded location you may feel that a car is essential to get around and make the most of your time here. However if you are unable to drive or you are a green traveller there is a regular bus service along the North Coast from Newquay to Padstow which stops at Mawgan Porth Village (approx 15 minutes walk away). Links to local bus timetables below.
Directions By Car
Approaching Newquay from the A30: At Indian Queens on the dual carriageway take the slip road on the left sign posted to Newquay. On the roundabout take the third exit on to the A39, continue for 1 mile. At the next roundabout take the third exit on to the A39 sign posted Wadebridge, continue for almost 2 miles. At the next roundabout - take the first exit on to the A3059 sign posted Newquay. After 2 miles take the turning on the right, signposted to Newquay airport and Mawgan Porth. You will pass the entrance to the Airport on your left, continue on this road and you will come to a T junction - take the right turning which leads to the B3276 coast road heading North. You will drive down to Mawgan Porth, over the narrow bridge, go past the beach and up the hill and you will come to a hairpin bend to the left with a turning on the right signposted St Eval, take this turning and 500 yards along this road on the you will see the sign for Merlin Farm. Continue down this private lane slowly and taking care for children and horses. You will arrive down into a gravelled car park. Our mobile numbers are provided with the directions in your confirmation email so feel free to telephone us if you get lost and need guidance. Click here to plan your route online using the AA Route Planner.
Our nearest airport is Cornwall Airport Newquay, just 2.7 miles away. From here you can get the local bus, taxi or hire a car. Distances to other airports: Exeter 90m, Bristol 154m, London Heathrow 265m
Great Western Railway offers services from Paddington to Cornwall, including a 'Night Riviera Sleeper' service. You can hire a car from Bodmin Parkway Station: www.bodmincarhire.co.uk
National Express offers Nationwide frequent, daily services to Newquay from a range of locations nationwide
If you fly to Newquay Airport and are not hiring a car we are a only a short taxi ride away. We recommend booking a taxi in advance: Coastline Taxi's 01637 860006