<h1>POLRUAN HOLIDAYS</h1> holiday cottages


Bobbing boats, hillside cottages and estuary mussels

Visit Polruan

If it’s a holiday by the water you’re after, Polruan is the perfect destination for you. Set on a steep hill, the ancient fishing village is bound on three sides by water: Pont Creek to the north, the River Fowey to the west and the English Channel to the south. Located across the river from its more famous neighbour Fowey, bobbing boats and hillside cottages ensure there’s much to love about Polruan.


Polruan Cottages

A stay in one of our Polruan self-catering holiday cottages means you can get out and explore the beautiful village at your leisure. Find your home-from-home through our impressive selection today.

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Penmarlam Caravan & Camping Park

Enjoying a position high above the Fowey Estuary, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Penmarlam Park has breathtaking views. With 63 grass pitches, there's plenty of space for everyone.

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Best dog-friendly Cornwall beaches

From popular spots including Fistral and Watergate Bay in Newquay, through to secret coves and bays that you may never have heard of before now, we've done the homework to let you know which Cornish beaches allow dogs. Read on to see the full list of beaches where dogs are allowed all year round, where there are restrictions, and where there are annual bans.

The ultimate Cornwall bucket list

As only 58% of children have ever tried a Cornish pasty, we've created the ultimate bucket list for visitors to the beautiful county of Cornwall. This also follows the news that the county has been granted minority status and the list is a celebration of all things Cornwall. Attractions such as the Minack Theatre, The Barbara Hepworth Museum and The Eden Project are the stars.

A picture-perfect village

Situated at the mouth of the River Fowey, Polruan is your quintessential picture-perfect fishing village with cottages rising up with the hillside and small boats floating in the water beneath.

You’ll be well-placed for a visit to popular town Fowey when on holiday here. The Polruan Ferry crosses the river to Fowey every 15 minutes throughout the year, and is one of the best ways in and out of the village. Over in Fowey, you’ll be able to enjoy its many pubs, restaurants and cafes, while the town’s shops, museum and aquarium are also worth a visit.

Back in Polruan, make sure you visit the characterful pub, The Lugger Inn, offering sea views from every window. Fresh seafood and Fowey estuary mussels are always on offer, as are Cornish ales, ciders and other locally sourced food.

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