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Make a holiday rental home or self catering cottage in Porkellis, Cornwall your home away from home

Porkellis is a small rural village situated a mile from Wendron and four miles from Helston in Cornwall. It has its origins in tin mining and agriculture. It can be found at a crossroads alongside the Cober River in beautiful countryside. It has a village hall and 18th pub. Some of the other towns and villages within five miles include Crowan, Stithians, Gweek, Constantine, Carnbrea, Troon, Carleen, Praze an Beeble, Camborne, Mawgan, Pool, Budock Water and Gwennap.

Places to holiday in Porkellis

Porkellis is to be found amongst rolling countryside in what used to be the heart of the Wendron mining region. Like all redundant mining areas in Cornwall, its cottages were initially built to house the large workforce of miners. Today many cottages is Porkellis are used as self catering holiday rentals, as this is an excellent location to explore the heritage of the immediate area and to explore Cornwall.

You don't have to travel far from the door or a cottage in Porkellis to find evidence of its past as, The village is home to the Wheal Enys Engine House which dates back to 1852 and the Poldark Mine is only a mile and a half away from a holiday cottage in Porkellis. Although hotels, guest houses, bed and breakfast (b&b) camping and caravans are all popular modes of tourist accommodation in Cornwall, cottages allow you to make yourself at home and the freedom to explore.

The village cottages are ideally situated for Helston, St Ives, Penzance, Truro, Padstow and Falmouth and are also convenient for the beaches and bays of the south coast and the popular surfing beaches of Perranporth, Newquay, Polzeath and Bude on the north coast. Holiday cottages in Porkellis are also convenient for the Eden Project in St Austell, as well as the many historic buildings and beautiful gardens within travelling distance.

Things to do in Porkellis

Cottage holidays put you at the centre of all that Cornwall has to offer and never more than an hours drive away from any of its attractions. Public footpaths for walking, cycling, nature and birdwatching and horse riding surround the village. The recently refurbished Star Inn sits prominent on the hillside and offers a varied, home cooked menu from fresh local ingredients. It also provides summer barbeques and live music nights.

Helston is the gateway to the Lizard Peninsula with its rugged cliffs and beautiful beaches. Middle Boswin Coarse Fishery is open all the year round for perch, carp, tench and roach. Horse riders are spoilt for choice with five stables in the area incl Poltesco Valley Riding Stables in Helston.

Weather in Porkellis

The climate in this part of Cornwall is mild and is the reason there are so many sub tropical gardens in the area.

Travel to Porkellis

Newquay and Plymouth airports serve Porkellis, as do the ports of Falmouth and Plymouth. Railway stations near Porkellis include Camborne, Hayle, Truro, Falmouth, Penzance and St Erth and Truronian buses operate in the area.

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      Apartment #6798586
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          Apartment #6897655
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            Cottage #1858709
              Excellent! 4.4/5
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              Apartment #6798590
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                Multiple rentals Cottage #447292
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                  House #469610
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                    Excellent! 4.6/5
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                      Excellent! 4.7/5
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                      Apartment #1405626
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                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                        Cottage #6714019
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                          House #6897652
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                            Multiple rentals Cottage #448597
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                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                              • 2 BR
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                              Apartment #8062135
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                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                House #8089984
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                                  Castle #8144551
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                                    Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                    House #8161478
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                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                      Cottage #1745653
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                                        Cottage #6750253
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                                          Cottage #6816225
                                            • 4 BR
                                            • 2 BA
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                                            Villa #839777
                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                              Cottage #8092238
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                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                Apartment #1005767
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                                                  • 4 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                  House #1510913
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                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                    House #8168767
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                                                    Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      • 2 BR
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                                                      Cottage #1819934
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                                                        Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                        • 3 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                        Cottage #1994183
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                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                          Cottage #6723039
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                                                            • 1 BR
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                                                            Apartment #6877430
                                                              • 2 BR
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                                                              Chalet #6885607
                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                  Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                        Multiple rentals Apartment #427648
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                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                              • 2 BR
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                                                                              Cottage #1861450
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                                                                                Multiple rentals Apartment #8069049
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                                                                                  Multiple rentals Cottage #8118857
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                                                                                    • 2 BR
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                                                                                    Cottage #6519864
                                                                                    1 Review
                                                                                      • 2 BR
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                                                                                      Apartment #6714988
                                                                                        Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                                                        Cottage #6798699
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                                                                                          Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                                                          Cottage #8060161
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                                                                                            • 3 BR
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                                                                                            Cottage #1554035
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                                                                                            Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
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                                                                                              House #8161098
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                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                                Apartment #1960425
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                                                                                                  Cottage #6482088
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                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                                                    House #6502270
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                                                                                                    Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      • 2 BR
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                                                                                                      Cottage #6816403
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Property was lovely, but sometimes difficult to park.

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      Great location . easy walk to the harbour. Cottage was warm and cosy and well fitted out.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 01-Dec-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Nov 2016

                                                                                                      Perfect cottage

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This is a beautiful cottage in a stunning location, overlooking the small slipway/harbour. The coast path passes right outside the door and a pub and hotel are a very short walk away.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 19-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Nov 2016

                                                                                                      Excellent accommodation

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Lovely modern well presented apartment within minutes walk of st Ives town centre. All your needs catered for here, we were really impressed and not only would we recommend this apartment to others but we would like to stay here again too.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 19-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Nov 2016