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“Fabulous, dog friendly, walking area.”
Portholland
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Portholland
Pond Meadow
Kitchen/living area
The view from your sofa....
Kitchen/living area
View from your balcony...
A cooks dream....
I spy with my little eye......
Double bedroom with kingsize bed.
Twin Bedroom
Single bedroom. (Upstairs)
Upstairs hallway...
Bathroom
East Portholland Village
Portholland and Pond Meadow
Our resident chickens...and turkey!
Portholland
Portholland
Portholland
Portholland cove
View from the driveway....
Kayaks available to hire.
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3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Gorran Haven, Cornwall, England

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Arkashan
Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fabulous, dog friendly, walking area.”
Reviewed 19 April 2013 for a stay in April 2013

This was our first trip to Cornwall's south coast & even though it didn't 'wow us' like the north side does, we would return again to Portholland ( & of course to the lovely Pond Meadow Cottage ) as we were made to feel more than welcome with our dogs where ever we went. The coastline & surrounding countryside is very pretty & very dog-friendly, which includes the local pubs! :-) The dogs all adored the long beaches of Vault to the east & Carne/Pendower to the west, both a very pleasant walk along the coastal paths. The picturesque village of Veryan, is well worth a visit on the 'inland' walk back from Pendower.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Litter on Porthluney Beach!
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Reviewed 22 February 2013 for a stay in January 2013

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Rachel P
London
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“A Fabulous Week!!!”
Reviewed 15 August 2012 for a stay in July 2012

We had a fabulous week the weather was really good only had 2 mornings of rain so pretty good considering.
The cottage was perfect,Jo made it very welcoming with her little extra's.We took all our food for the first few days with us but there are 2 supermarkets in Turo about 13 miles away. There is nothing in Portholland at all so if you need supplies doi it before.
It was in a lovely quiet location,the cove did get busy when the tide was out and the sun,but we loved it and would recommend it.We are a family of 5 and the kids were able to go rock pooling every morning when the tide was out it entertained them for hours and we would take a cupa tea and sit with our deck chairs and watch the world go by.......It was so relaxing.
The cottage was very comfortable,especially the beds we all slept well.I used the washing machine and dryer quite a bit which was so handy.Jo and Chris gave us chicken and duck eggs which were lovely and the view across the pond was fantastic in the mornings.
I can't rate it enough a amazing week and Jo and Chris are lovely people.
Oh a little tip is they have a BBQ so take coals and firelighters.

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Liked best: The Location
Travelling group: Other
Your age range 35-49
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KimandTon...
Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Beautiful setting by the sea”
Reviewed 5 August 2012 for a stay in July 2012
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Our weeks stay at Pond Meadow cottage exceeded all our expectations. We chose it because they welcomed dogs and the beaches in the area are dog friendly. The three bedroomed cottage was tastefully decorated and included everything you could possibly need. It has its own little fenced garden and overlooks a delightful duck pond and a relatively secluded sandy beach on the doorstep. We enjoyed scenic coastal walks, kayaking and swimming. There were plenty of other activities within the area and we can recommend visiting the Lost Gardens of Heligan, St Mawes and St Just Church. The highlight was going on a two hour fishing trip from Mevagissy Harbour led by Matt in which we caught enough fish for 4 meals (a bargain @ £13 pp).
We all had a fabulous time and will definitely be visiting again soon.

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Liked best: Location - beautiful unspoilt clean beaches and countryside
Liked least: slipway to the beach rather steep
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 50-64
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Tana S
London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“A little piece of Heaven”
Reviewed 26 June 2012 for a stay in June 2012

The cottage was in the perfect position by the beach, just sheltered enough to avoid winds when weather is bad but near enough to feel right on the beach. Great walking and coast path for dogs, walking West required more stamina than East!
Suggest you do food shop in civilisation before you find the cottage because once there you never want to leave. The host family are extremely approachable, welcoming and friendly with great gifts on arrival...bubbly, eggs and flowers....exceptional.
We took two dogs and were glad we took an absorbant sheet with us which we put in the tiled hall to take the worst off the paws. The cottage is too lovely and clean to destroy! no hesitation in recommending this for any family combination.

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Liked best: location and friendly ambience
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
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