One of the many great charming seaside villages along the Cornwall coast, Porthleven is a true gem. With stunning views out to sea, as well as a great food scene, highlighted by the annual food festival held in the village, Porthleven has plenty on offer to give you a wonderful holiday. Home to one of the most impressive harbours in Cornwall, the village is a great holiday destination.
Why visit Porthleven?
There are so many reasons to visit this amazing village, starting with incredible natural beauty. The rugged coastline offers some of the best views in the area, while the 3-mile beach offers the perfect photo opportunity. If visiting a beautiful traditional village is what you're after, Porthleven is the perfect place.
Things to do in Porthleven:
A visit to Porthleven isn't complete without taking in some of the amazing walking routes on offer. With the South West Coast Path right on your doorstep, exploring the area on foot is the best way to soak in the views. A sandy beach and traditional fishing harbour mean there's no shortage of things to do.
Why stay in a Porthleven cottage?
With a great selection of hand-picked cottages in Porthleven, you can make the most of your Cornish holiday. From large Cornwall cottages big enough for all the family to dog-friendly cottages to your pet can come too, our self-catering holiday homes in Polzeath will help you make the most of your Cornwall holiday.
Three must-see things in Porthleven:
- With its great location right in the heart of an Area of Outstanding Beauty, exploring the surrounding area is a must.
- The food scene in the village is one of the best in Cornwall, with plenty of locally sourced fresh food on offer ready for you to try.
- Porthleven harbour is one of the villages best attractions, with traditional fishing boats filling the waters.