Polperro's sheer beauty lies in its enchanting harbour, winding streets, and stunning coastal vistas. This historic fishing village exudes charm with its colourful cottages, local pubs, and captivating tales of smuggling lore. Wander its narrow lanes, indulge in fresh seafood, and absorb the tranquillity of this quintessentially Cornish destination. If you're after coastal charm, and magnificent scenic walks packaged within a quaint atmosphere then check out our Bude holiday cottages. Both come with an abundance of traditional Cornish atmosphere, a perfect respite from the hustle of city life. Ideal for a serene escape or a romantic coastal retreat amidst breathtaking scenery. With a wide selection of Cornwall cottages on offer, we have the ideal holiday home for you.
Polperro Harbour- the heart of the village
The heart of the village is its historic harbour, which remains an active fishing port to this day. Stroll along the harbour's edge, watch the fishing boats come and go, and soak in the maritime atmosphere. You can also enjoy fresh seafood at one of the traditional pubs or restaurants overlooking the harbour.
Venture out on stunning coastal walks
Polperro is situated on the stunning South West Coast Path, offering fantastic opportunities for coastal walks and hikes. Walk along the cliffs and enjoy breathtaking views of the sea and coastline. One popular walk is the trail from Polperro to nearby Talland Bay, where you can admire the beautiful scenery and relax on the sandy beach.
Polperro Museum - uncover the maritime heritage of this smuggling hotspot
Delve into the village's rich history and maritime heritage at the Polperro Museum. Housed in a former pilchard pressing factory, the museum displays various artefacts, photographs, and exhibits that provide insights into Polperro's past, including its smuggling and fishing traditions.
Boat Trips - to catch your dinner or admire the view
Take a boat trip from Polperro Harbour to explore the coastline from the sea. There are several options available, including fishing trips, wildlife tours, and sightseeing cruises. These trips offer a unique perspective of the area's rugged beauty and might even give you the chance to spot seals and dolphins.
The Warren - a photographer's dream
The Warren is a beautiful area of Polperro that offers peaceful walks and panoramic views. Walk up the hill to The Warren and find a spot to sit and enjoy the stunning vistas of the village, harbour, and sea. It's an excellent spot for taking photos and appreciating the natural beauty of Polperro.