Constantine Bay (Cornish: Eglos Costentin, meaning church of St Constantine) is a village and beach on the Atlantic coast of north Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated approximately three miles (5 km) west of Padstow and is in the parish of St Merryn. The beach is popular with surfers and has lifeguard patrols in the summer. Constantine Bay is named after Saint Constantine, a 6th-century Cornish saint possibly identified with a minor British king Constantine. St Constantine's Well, an historic site, is accessible by public right of way on Trevose Golf Club's golf course. The area was a favourite holiday location of Margaret Thatcher during her premiership and the current Prime Minister, David Cameron is following in her footsteps. Trevose Head and Constantine Bay SSSI is designated for both its biological and geological interests. The dune system at Constantine Bay is in an unfavourable declining condition because of the invasion by species such as bramble, ivy and sea buckthorn; and by visitor pressure causing erosion. Constantine Bay lies within the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Almost a third of Cornwall has AONB designation, with the same status and protection as a National Park. Other coastal villages nearby include Harlyn, Porthcothan, Trevone and Treyarnon Wikipedia
Planning a vacation to Constantine Bay in United Kingdom? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Plymouth, United Kingdom. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Plymouth for its bountiful attractions like Plymouth Hoe, National Marine Aquarium, Barbican on your trip to Constantine Bay. Also, to reach Constantine Bay, you'll have to take a flight to Plymouth; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. To explore Constantine Bay, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!
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