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With Cornish Cottage Holidays you can choose from more than 500 quality self-catering homes and cottages across Cornwall. In Porthleven we offer everything from charming cottages to cosy idylls. Click on refine your search to specify your requirements or call Cornish Cottage Holidays on 01326 573808. A little slice of foodie heaven cut into the wild southern Cornish coast, the former fishing port of Porthleven boasts a raw natural beauty, historic charm, and restaurants, cafes and traditional inns galore. On a calm summer day, the scene around the harbour is one of calm blue seas and bobbing boats. Gulls call overhead and people meander along the water’s edge licking ice creams. In winter, when the wind blows, you can watch the waves and storms crash dramatically into the bay. The curve of the harbour wall is lined with whitewashed houses and traditional silhouettes – the famous clock tower standing proud. Independent shops and galleries vie with its many eateries for your attention. On the far side of its granite pier lies a lovely golden beach – the perfect spot for surfers and families at low tide. From enjoying the stunning views along its coastal path, to visiting its nearby family attractions or heading to the lively town of Helston, Porthleven is the ideal spot to stay and explore.