10 things to do in  Wadebridge Cornwall

10 things to do in Wadebridge Cornwall

10 Compelling Reasons to Visit Wadebridge in Cornwall

Nestled in the heart of Cornwall, the picturesque town of Wadebridge offers a charming blend of history, natural beauty, and vibrant local culture. From stunning landscapes to unique shopping experiences, there are countless reasons to add Wadebridge to your travel itinerary. Here are ten compelling reasons to visit this hidden gem of the South West:

  1. Scenic Cycling Adventures: Embark on a leisurely cycle down the famous Camel Trail, a picturesque route that winds along the River Camel. Enjoy the freedom of the open road and take in the breathtaking views of the Cornish countryside. Go from Wadebridge to Padstow and enjoy all the delight at Paul Ainsworth or cycle from Wadebridge to Bodmin and visit the famous Bodmin jail

  2. Delightful Picnic Spots: Enhance your cycling journey by stopping by Baker Toms bread shop to pick up the perfect picnic provisions. Indulge in freshly baked goods, artisanal treats, and savoury delights to enjoy along the Camel Trail.

  3. Hawksfield Artisan Village: Enjoy great food, coffee and a selection of independent businesses for lifestyle, home and wellbeing. Our favourites are Jo & Co for amazing homewares and fashion and Strong Adolfos for beautiful plate of food and delightful coffee. 

  4. Local Artisanal Food: Sample the finest local produce at Wadebridge's markets and specialty food shops. Discover a treasure trove of artisanal cheeses, freshly caught seafood, and organic goodies to savour during your stay. Top picks include Saltbox for quick eats, The Arc Speciality Foods and The Stepping Stone for fresh seafood. 

  5. Quaint Riverside Walks: Take a leisurely stroll along the tranquil banks of the River Camel and soak in the peaceful ambiance of Wadebridge. Listen to the gentle flow of the water and breathe in the fresh coastal air as you relax and unwind. There is also a fantastic selection of kids play parks to be enjoyed. 

  6. Unique Shopping Experience: Explore Wadebridge's eclectic mix of boutique shops, independent galleries, and artisan studios. Discover one-of-a-kind treasures, handcrafted souvenirs, and locally made gifts to commemorate your visit. Try Fusion for one of a kind fashion, Winifred and Mabel for homewares and beautiful cards. 

  7. Outdoor Adventure: Wadebridge is a gateway to a world of outdoor adventures, with lots of local beaches not to far away, like the world famous Polzeath, the picturesque Rock and not forgetting the joys of Camel Creek adventure park. 

  8. Festive Events: Experience the vibrant community spirit of Wadebridge by attending one of its lively festivals. The most famous being the royal Cornwall Show around the summer months. The show ground also hold many other seasonal events to be enjoyed, including fashion, crafts and music. 

  9. Fresh Produce: Wadebridge still has the best of fresh produce shops this include a butchers a bakers (Baker Tom's) and a fresh fruit and veg shop. Everything you would need to fill up the fridge. 
  10. Warm Hospitality: Above all, Wadebridge welcomes visitors with open arms and offers a warm, inviting atmosphere that makes you feel right at home. Discover the true spirit of Cornish hospitality as you explore this charming town.

With its scenic beauty, rich heritage, and vibrant local culture, Wadebridge beckons travelers to discover the magic of Cornwall. Come for the cycling adventure, stay for the warm hospitality, and create lasting memories in this idyllic town by the river.

Plan your visit to Wadebridge today and experience the best that Cornwall has to offer!

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