Coming from Exeter, take the A30 to Bodmin. then drive through Wadebridge and onto Padstow
The nearest airport is Newquay international, which has daily flights to London Stansted, London Gatwick and London Luton. When departing from Newquay Airport be prepared to spend 5 pounds extra tax. (used for the extension of the terminal building)
All places in Padstow its self are within walking distance.
Padstow has a large number of beaches within the local vacinity:
Across the other side of the esturary