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A holiday rental home or a holiday cottage in Porthcurno gives you freedom to explore Cornwall

Porthcurno is a small village and beach in the parish of St Leven. The lovely beach faces southwest in the west corner of Porthcurno Bay and is bordered by Green Bay, the Minack Theatre, Logan Rock and Pednvounder Beach. It is close to Penzance, Land's End and the villages and hamlets of Paul, Sheffield, Newlyn, Treen, Trethewey, Treen, St Buryan and Lamorna.

Places to stay in Porthcurno

The face of holiday accommodation in Cornwall is changing and many bed and breakfast hotels are being rebuilt with self catering holidays in mind. Property is in high demand in this area as people choose to let out a house or cottage as a means to a second income.

The coastline and cliffs around Porthcurno are areas of outstanding beauty and a holiday cottages give you much more freedom to explore Cornwall than a hotel. Self catering also means you can play, rest and eat when it suits you. Porthcurno has no commercial fishing boats, but they can be seen at the nearby coves of Penberth and Porthgwarra.

The extensive coastal path maintained by the National Trust attracts walkers, cyclists, birdwatchers, photographers and nature lovers. There is an ancient bridleway close to Trendrennen Farm that is popular with the Ramblers Association. Visitors often miss the Porthgwarra Valley and the perfectly secluded suntrap of Porthchapel beach, which is just a mile away from the holiday cottages in Porthcurno.

Things to do in Porthcurno

The Minack theatre is known as Cornwall's theatre under the stars. It is open daily throughout the year and has a visitor centre and coffee shop. This open-air theatre cut from the rocks is a truly magical place with its panoramic views and sub tropical gardens. Lamorna Cove, popular with divers exploring Bucks Reef and artists, can be reached as you walk the coastal path towards Mousehole.

Not far from Lamorna are the interesting archaeological sites including the Merry Maidens and Pipers at Boleigh. Porthcurno was once an important centre of world communication and the Porthcurno Telegraph Museum has tunnels that were once use to house equipment during World War II.

Local towns not previously mentioned and within eight miles of your holiday cottage include Sennen and Sennen Cove, Sancreed, St Just, Bottallack, Madron and Morvah. The best surf is on the North coast of Cornwall at Perranporth, Newquay and Bude. Other attractions near Porthcurno include the Wayside Folk Museum, Chysauster Ancient Village, Future World at Goonhilly and St Mawes Castle. There are also numerous beautiful gardens not to be missed.

Weather in Porthcurno Porthcurno's climate is mild and warm and the air is clear, brisk and clean. Travel in Porthcurno

Newquay airport is only an hour's drive away from the Porthcurno and National Express coaches have a direct service. The nearest mainline railway is Penzance and local bus operators include Truronian, First and Western Greyhound.

    Exceptional! 5/5
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    Barn #1219493
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      Bungalow #6567173
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        Excellent! 4.7/5
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        Cottage #872097
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          Exceptional! 5/5
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          House #8143216
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            Exceptional! 5/5
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            Barn #6937543
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              Exceptional! 5/5
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              • 1 BA
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              Chalet #8154033
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                Exceptional! 5/5
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                Multiple rentals Barn #1022051
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                  • 1 BA
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                  Multiple rentals Barn #1882474
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                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
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                    Multiple rentals Cottage #1882474
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                      Barn #6723341
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                        • 1 BA
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                        Bungalow #2531887
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                          Cottage #6811526
                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                            Apartment #8062135
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                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                              Apartment #8159158
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                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                Cottage #8173085
                                10
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                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                  Apartment #8133882
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                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                    Cottage #6749878
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                                      Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 1 BA
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                                      Cottage #1994183
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                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                        Apartment #1402198
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                                          Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                          Cottage #8130574
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                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                            Cottage #1745653
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                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                              Cottage #1820443
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                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                Cottage #1130360
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                                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                  Apartment #8133368
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                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                    Cottage #1516714
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                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                      Apartment #1080148
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                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                        Cottage #8034431
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                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                          Cottage #1981815
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                                                            House #6515953
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                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                              Bungalow #1993277
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                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                Apartment #1960425
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                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                  Bungalow #6513228
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                                                                  Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                    Apartment #6024140
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                                                                    Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                      Cottage #8165488
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                                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                        Cottage #8143761
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                                                                        Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                          Cottage #1554035
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                                                                          Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                            House #8103270
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                                                                            Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                              House #8152161
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                                                                              Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                                House #1922476
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                                                                                Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                  Multiple rentals House #6550884
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                                                                                  Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                    Cottage #1733133
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                                                                                    Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                      • 1 BR
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                                                                                      Cottage #1764287
                                                                                      10
                                                                                      Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                        • 2 BR
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                                                                                        Cottage #6708776
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                                                                                        Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                          Apartment #8154784
                                                                                          11
                                                                                          Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                                                            • 3 BR
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                                                                                            Apartment #52556
                                                                                            12
                                                                                            Viewed 144 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                              Apartment #73192
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                                                                                              Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                                                                • 2 BR
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                                                                                                Cottage #8060161
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                                                                                                  • 2 BR
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                                                                                                  Cottage #8173500
                                                                                                  1
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                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                    (33 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
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                                                                                                    Apartment #8172147
                                                                                                    33
                                                                                                    Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                                      (24 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                      Apartment #1995266
                                                                                                      24
                                                                                                      Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Lovely cottage in beautiful English countryside

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Perfect place if you want to spend your holiday in a peaceful country house. Colourfully decorated place located in the middle of the farm overseeing the sea. Very near to southwest coastal path and beautiful beaches. Enjoyed a lot!!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                                                                      Stunning gardens, location, house, owners! Everything was perfect and just amazing

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We have loved every minute staying here, the house is fantastic and gives you everything you need and more but for us the gardens are the best part, they are beautiful. The location for us was perfect, coast path one way, woodland the other! Robert & Kay are lovely and really helped make our week even more special. Our 13 & 10 year old loved it here too as did our dogs! We will be back again 😀 Thank you
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017