Harbour Holidays

Surround yourself with water, dine under steel rafters, wander down the former launch slipway and dip your toes in the estuary – experience a holiday like no other at The Old Lifeboat station.

Unconventional. Idyllic. Truly unique. If you’re looking for somewhere you’ll never forget, you’ll find it here. Formerly the Padstow RNLI Lifeboat Station, this property’s history has been lovingly preserved with many original features including the former steelworks and winching equipment, while its accommodation has been meticulously updated, with modern features including a wetroom, sun terrace and parking for four cars.

Throw open your balcony doors for breakfast, take lunch on the terrace and watch the light turn golden from the water’s edge come evening, whether you’re holidaying with family or friends the Old Lifeboat Station is a place to gather, marvel and most of all enjoy.

  • Panoramic views
  • Private mooring
  • Cream tea on arrival
  • Babies Cot / Travel Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Dog Friendly
  • DVD player
  • Four or More Bathrooms and/or WC's
  • Garden / Patio / Courtyard
  • Gas/electric fires
  • Gas/electricity included
  • Hairdryer
  • High chair
  • Ironing facilities
  • Linen and towels included
  • Microwave oven
  • More than one dog allowed
  • Night storage heaters
  • No Smoking
  • One dog
  • Parking facilities
  • Sea/Estuary views
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Three Bathrooms and/or WC's
  • Two Bathrooms and/or WC's
  • Two dogs
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Wifi

Holiday home comprises:

Total Number of Bedrooms : 5
Total Number of bathrooms / WC's : 4
Number of Dogs Permitted : 2 (Dog charges apply)


This property is split level: As you enter the house there is a kitchen/breakfast room with an electric hob and oven and an American style fridge/freezer (1/ 2 fridge / ½ freezer), a dining room, and a large living room with 2 seating areas, TV and DVD player and a WC and washbasin.
There are 5 bedrooms in the house, 2 with an en-suite shower room and a family bathroom with bath, shower, WC and washbasin.
There is also a boat room which can be used for storage, with access to the slipway and a wet room (open shower and washbasin)
Bedroom 1: A master double bedroom (4ft 6” bed) with a TV with built in DVD player and an en-suite shower room with shower, washbasin and WC.
Bedroom 2: A bunk bedroom (cabin room with 3ft beds)
Bedroom 3: A double bedroom (4ft 6” bed) with a TV with built in DVD player and an en-suite shower room with shower, washbasin and WC.
Bedroom 4: A twin bedroom (3ft beds)
Bedroom 5: A double bedroom (4ft 6” beds)


3 sun terraces/balconies with table and chairs, parking for up to 4 cars.

Linen and Towels

This property provides linen and towels.
Linen changed weekly. Please bring your own beach towels.
(all pillows and duvets are synthetic)

Arrival and Departure

Keys are collected from a central point in Padstow (open 24 hours a day) details will be sent to you before your arrival.

Arrival Time:   From 17:00pm
Departure Time:    By 10:00am


No smoking
Gas and electric are included in your holiday cost.
Care to be taken with children on the balconies and slipway.
Dog fee of £30 per dog per week.
The boat shown in the images belongs to the owner and is not for guests use.
The telephone is a pay phone.

"Had the best time celebrating a birthday at the Old Lifeboat Station.."

"Wonderful time, thank you so much for the cream tea. Happy memories of a family get together. Everything we needed was here."

"Another fabulous holiday here - we love it…"

"Wonderful stay, amazing, quirky accommodation, can’t wait to come again."

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.

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.

Booking and Availability

Changeover: Friday

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