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I have just come back from a week in one of my most loved places. Porthleven is a small and rather lovely working fishing port in the far west of Cornwall. It’s smaller and not as commercialised as St Ives but certainly worth visiting. I’ve...More
A walk around the harbour and onto the beach at Porthleven is an absolute treat. There are some lovely little shops and two great pubs, The Harbour and The Ship. The Atlantic pub is a few tiers up from the harbour but also worth a...More
Unspoiled place with friendly local people. It was sooo unlike the madness of St. Ives! Heard from one fisherman that he catches 'wrasse' (never heard of before) just for the fight, you can't eat them. Worth a visit!
Just come down lots of places to eat and chill out. watch the storms in winter. Watch the birds, boats, surfers, tourists. Bring your dogs walk on the beach (not in the daytime Easter to Sept). Just the best place
What a place decided a visit to porthleven on a whim so glad we did so nice quaint lots of charm tide was out on arrival but after a mooch round the shops and a pint at the pub tide was turning and rising fast...More
Apart from the harbour which is everything you imagine a Cornish harbour should be like. Plenty of fishing boats which makes it a proper working harbour and not an ornament. The shops are varied with a range of items to suit most pockets. There is...More
Don’t expect a sandy beach . Busy in the harbour. Lots of kids playing in the water. Lovely place for a walk and ice cream . Lots of quaint shops and restaurants. Local produce sold on the green. It was busy .... so we walked...More