With breath taking views over the Camel Estuary, Shifting Sands is a spacious, beautifully decorated holiday home which captivates that holiday vibe.

Take advantage of use of the owner’s slipway to launch your dinghies, kayaks and SUPs onto the estuary and enjoy your evenings sitting back on the patio whilst the burgers sizzle on the BBQ, watching the children release their final bout of energy on the playing field before recharging for another fun-filled day,

  • Babies Cot / Travel Cot
  • Central heating throughout
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden / Patio / Courtyard
  • Gas/electricity included
  • Gold Award
  • Hairdryer
  • High chair
  • Ironing facilities
  • Linen and towels included
  • Microwave oven
  • No Pets Permitted
  • No Smoking
  • Parking facilities
  • Sea/Estuary views
  • Television
  • Three Bathrooms and/or WC's
  • Tumble dryer
  • Underfloor Heating
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi

Holiday home comprises:

Total Number of Bedrooms : 3
Total Number of bathrooms / WC's : 3
Number of Dogs Permitted : No dogs permitted

Ground Floor

All on one floor, open plan kitchen/diner/lounge with stunning views of the Camel estuary, one kingsize bedroom with en-suite, one double bedroom with en-suite, one twin bedroom and a family bathroom.
Kitchen with electric oven and hob, integrated fridge (2/3) and freezer (1/3), dishwasher and microwave.
Utility room with sink.
Dining area with dining table and chairs to seat 6.
Bedroom 1: Kingsize bed (5ft) with en-suite shower, washbasin and WC.  Views of the estuary.
Bedroom 2: Double bed (4″6) with en-suite shower, washbasin and WC.  Patio doors to the back garden with views of the countryside.
Bedroom 3: Twin beds (3ft) with views of the countryside. (Can be made as a super-king bed, please confirm upon booking).
Family bathroom: Bath (1500mm), separate shower, washbasin and WC.


Laundry room with washing machine, tumble dryer and sink.
Covered patio area with gas BBQ to the side of the house with estuary views.
Back patio area with table and chairs and sun-loungers.
Use of communal large grass area.


There is parking for three cars at the property.

Linen & Towels

This property provides linen & towels
Linen changed weekly.
Please bring your own beach towels.

Babies & Children

Shifting Sands has a travel cot and a highchair for your use (please bring your own linen).

Arrival & Departure

Access is via a keysafe and details will be sent to you before your arrival


There is underfloor heating throughout.


WIFI & Broadband is available.
Harbour Holidays cannot be held responsible for the WIFI connection as we are reliant on external parties for this.  Please do not use the WIFI access to download movies/music etc, as some connections do have ‘download limits’ and if they are used up may not be replenished until the next month.


Please read through your directions as these will change from year to year.
The accessibility statement can be found in the information tab above.
Bed sizes and facilities can change without notice, although we will endeavour to update.
No smoking.
Gas and electric are included in your holiday cost.
Seasonal use of owner’s slipway into River Camel, it is suitable for dinghies, kayaks, SUPs or sailboards.
Use of large grassed area.
Please note this property is situated close to a small campsite (25 tent units only) which operates from Whitsun to the 1st week in September.  There will be additional parking for campers on the field in front of the house and a small toilet block is at the back of the house.

As proud sponsors of the National Lobster Hatchery Charity, we would recommend a visit to their award winning visitor centre during your stay to learn all about the world of lobsters and how they are helping to conserve the species.
Also, as a special offer to all our guests, when you show proof of a booking with us, you will receive a free ‘lobster adoption’ on paid entry to the National Lobster Hatchery..
You can even track when and where your baby lobster has been released!

Book yourself a massage whilst you are on holiday with Coastal Massage Cornwall, Elle will come to your holiday home – she can help you relax at the start of your stay, so you can the most of your holiday!
Elle offers the Raynor Massage technique which aims to find the source of tension within the body and remove it. It’s so effective because it works on both a physical and energetic level.

Lobster Box Cornwall offers a variety of Seafood boxes which can be delivered direct to your holiday home for your arrival.
Freshly prepped with local ingredients, the cooking can be finished off by you in about 10-20 minutes and you have a choice of a lobster box, scallop box and a BBQ box amongst others.
Save yourself having to shop on your first night and spoil yourself with some local seafood.

The Cornish Italian offers a variety of Italian meal boxes which include breadsticks, delicious homemade pasta dishes and their iconic tiramisu.
Freshly prepared, the dishes can be re-heated in minutes so save yourself having to cook for yourself during your stay and treat yourself to some Cornish Italian dishes.

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Shifting Sands, Padstow

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