Lying close to the town of Newquay in the county of Cornwall is the sleepy coastal village of Porth. A Porth holiday is the ideal choice for those who are looking for a bit of relaxation or the chance to indulge in a range of outdoor activities. With stunning views of the sea and just as breathtaking views inland, a Porth holiday rental accommodation is the perfect base from which to start a memorable holiday.
A Porth holiday is the ideal choice for those who love outdoor activities. The village has its own beautiful beach which is great for swimming, sunbathing, fishing, sailing, jet-skiing and water-skiing. The surrounding dunes and cliffs are perfect for walking, horse riding or cycling. Also available in the immediate area of the village are golf and tennis facilities.
If you can tear yourself away from your beautiful Porth holiday rental house there are many great attractions to be found in the area. A short trip from Porth will bring you to the town of Newquay. Here visitors can visit the Lappa Valley Steam Railway which is one of the oldest railway trackbeds in Cornwall. Previously used to move minerals from Newquay to Wheal Rose, visitors can now take a ride on one of four beautiful steam locomotives. Also worth a visit in Newquay is Newquay Zoo, home to various species of animal including Capybara, Hoffman's Sloth and African Lions.
Visitors looking to start a Porth holiday will be pleased to hear that the area is blessed with warm summers and very mild winters. One of the best times of the year to have a Porth holiday rental house is during the summer months of July and August. The temperature during these two months is generally around the 18°C mark, although it can creep up to as high as 27°C during the daytime! The coldest of the winter months to visit is generally November and December when the temperature can fall as low as 0°C at night. The average temperature during the daytime in winter is 9°C. Visitors on a Porth holiday can expect more rainfall during the winter months and as little as 2 inches during the warmest months of the year.
Travellers looking forward to a Porth holiday can land at either Newquay Airport (NQY), which is 10 minutes journey from the village or Plymouth airport (PLH), which is just over an hour's drive away. Airlines offering regular, affordable flights to the area include Air Southwest, Flybe, BMIbaby and Jet2com. Passengers can depart from other major UK airports such as Glasgow (GLA), Edinburgh (EDI), Belfast (BFS), Leeds (LBA) and Gatwick (LGW).