The traditional fishing village of Portwrinkle in Cornwall is a great option if you are looking for a holiday with a difference. Located on the south coast of the county, a Portwrinkle holiday offers the chance to simply relax or indulge in a range of outdoor pursuits. A Portwrinkle holiday rental house is also the ideal base from which to explore the surrounding area and visit many of the great attractions that can be found in Cornwall.
A Portwrinkle holiday is the perfect option for those looking for a beach holiday without the crowds. The village has two of its own beautiful beaches where visitors can indulge in activities such as swimming, sunbathing, surfing, fishing, water-skiing and diving. Other activities available in the immediate area on a Portwrinkle holiday include sailing, golf, tennis, horse riding, cycling and walking.
There are many notable attractions in the area surrounding Portwrinkle and it is worth spending a few days on your Portwrinkle holiday venturing out to see them. Definitely worth a visit is Anthony House located on the outskirts of the town of Torpoint. This 18th century beauty has a front façade made of Pentewan stone and overlooks the River Lynher.
Also worth a visit is the Norman priory in the village of St. Germans which is approximately 12 minutes journey north of Portwrinkle. The previous buildings upon which the present priory was built was where the cathedral of the Bishops of Cornwall were situated.
Travellers starting out on a Portwrinkle holiday can expect a temperate climate with warm summers and very mild winters. July and August are generally the warmest months to have a Portwrinkle holiday rental house as the temperature during the day regularly reaches a pleasant 19°C. February is deemed to be the coldest month with the average daytime temperature at this time of year falling to 8°C. The most rainfall is generally experienced throughout the autumn and winter months, with an average annual precipitation measurement of 39 inches.
Travellers embarking on a Portwrinkle holiday would either land at Plymouth Airport (PLH) or Newquay Airport (NQY). Plymouth is closer at under half an hour's journey; Newquay is just under an hour away from the village. There are several air operators that have cheap, regular flights to the area including Jet2com, BMIbaby, Flybe and Air Southwest. Travellers can depart from various other UK airports such as Manchester (MAN), Edinburgh (EDI), Leeds (LBA), Gatwick (LGW) and Belfast (BFS).