Porthtowan Holiday Cottages

If you're after a holiday with a laid-back vibe and peaceful atmosphere then this is the place for you. It's an ideal place to unwind, enjoy the sea breeze, and take in the tranquillity of your surroundings. Our Cornwall accommodation provides the perfect base to explore this coastal paradise and experience an authentic Cornish getaway. With clear waters and golden sands, Porthtowan is perfect for those looking to soak up the sun and enjoy the beauty of the Cornish coast. Apart from the beach, Porthtowan offers visitors a range of other outdoor activities, such as hiking along the stunning coastal paths, exploring the nearby mining heritage sites or enjoying a picnic in the nearby Tehidy Country Park. Nature lovers are drawn to Porthtowan for its stunning natural beauty. The cliffs, caves, and rock formations create a dramatic backdrop for photographers and outdoor enthusiasts. You can search and discover all this area offers from the comfort of one of our Porthtowan holiday cottages.

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Inspiration of things to see and do in our holiday cottages in Porthtowan

This picturesque village on the north coast of Cornwall offers a blend of stunning natural beauty and outdoor activities. Take a short drive to St. Ives or Newquay for more coastal exploration, art galleries, and vibrant communities. If you're wanting to swap beachside with countryside then why not head off to Liskeard? Only an hour away and serving as the gateway to Bodmin Moor, the town is surrounded by picturesque countryside, with nearby attractions like Golitha Falls, a series of beautiful waterfalls in the woodland, and Siblyback Lake, offering opportunities for outdoor activities like walking, cycling, and water sports. Explore this area from one of our Liskeard holiday cottages. With a wide selection of Cornwall cottages, we have the ideal holiday home for you.

Here are the top five things to see and do from our holiday cottages in Porthtowan:

Relax at Porthtowan Beach

Spend time on Porthtowan Beach, known for its golden sands and excellent surfing conditions. Whether you're an experienced surfer or a beginner, the waves here are perfect for riding.

Explore the iconic South West Coast Path

Explore the South West Coast Path, which passes through Porthtowan. Take a scenic coastal walk to enjoy breathtaking views of the cliffs, sea, and surrounding landscapes.

Discover Porthtowan Mines and Engine House

Discover the remnants of Porthtowan's mining history. Explore the old engine house, which is a testament to the area's industrial past.

Have fun at Blue Hills Tin Streams

Learn about Cornwall's rich mining heritage at Blue Hills Tin Streams, a working tin mine where you can try your hand at traditional tin panning and learn about the mining process.

Hike or cycle the trails

Enjoy hiking or cycling along the trails that lead from Porthtowan to nearby attractions, such as the beautiful Chapel Porth Beach or the historic village of St. Agnes.

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