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Two steep hillsides shelter the narrow streets down to Port Isaac’s pretty harbour in the centre of the village. Port Isaac was once a bustling coastal port and much of the village dates back to the 18th Century, so there is an abundance of history to explore here. Short distances to some of the best beaches in Cornwall ensure that Port Isaac holidays have plenty to keep you entertained in this small village, both on the beaches nearby and at the local attractions which make for unforgettable holidays in North Cornwall.

The port itself contains a small beach that is protected by the high cliff-sides and the harbour wall. If you head down to the harbour you will be able to see the colourful fishing boats and watch as the fishermen bring their daily catch to shore. There are a number of restaurants throughout the village where you can enjoy delicious fresh fish, as well as a variety of other mouth-watering Cornish delicacies.

Port Isaac is really something to behold with its picturesque setting where you can spend a day on the sand or take a boat trip around the bay. The whitewashed cottages look postcard perfect, with many of these being listed buildings. Believe it or not, there are in fact 90 listed buildings in this tiny little village! During the summer, if you head down to the harbour at approximately 8pm on a Friday evening, you may be lucky enough to catch a performance by the local sea shanty singers, Fisherman’s Friends.

You might even like to go film set spotting and look out for locations seen on TV. Port Isaac is the setting for Doc Martin, a popular UK television series, which may be better known as the village of ‘Port Wenn’. Be sure to look out for ‘Fern Cottage’! Other series such as Poldark and Saving Grace have also been filmed in Port Issac.

Port Isaac holidays are perfect for water sports enthusiasts too, being just 4 miles from the popular surfing beach of Polzeath. Bring your own wetsuit and board or hire some equipment from one of the local surf shops, either way you’re guaranteed lots of fun and will probably be hooked for years to come. If you want to continue your active break, you may also want to consider a trip to a local leisure centre or golf course.

Port Isaac is really something to behold with its picturesque setting where you can spend a day on the sand or take a boat trip around the bay. The

If you fancy a holiday in Port Isaac at a slightly slower pace, why not take a walk along the stunning cliff tops to visit some of the other local bays and beaches. You’ll be ideally connected to the South West Coast Path which offers a variety of wonderful walks, from short strolls to long rambles. A holiday in Port Isaac truly gives you the chance to find peace and tranquillity in the wonderful setting of Cornwall.

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