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Highlights in Porthcurno
- Charming coastal village
- Remarkable landscapes
- Dream beaches
- Local friendly places
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If you are looking for a sunny place near the beautiful ocean, the charming town of Porthcurno has perfect cottages for you to spend your dream holiday by the sea. Covering the south coast of Cornwall, the small town provides a relaxing and quiet environment where you can only hear the waves of the sea from your window. You will be impressed by the landscape with its turquoise waters and large cliffs with green meadows.Captivating renovated cottages with terraces
Despite being a small town, Porthcurno offers you a great variety of properties with different styles. From traditional cottages with stone walls, visible wooden beams on the roof and a comfortable fireplace, to more sophisticated and modern ones with dark wooden floors. Wherever you stay you will have an ideal holiday as the cottages have all the amenities such as terraces where you can have an afternoon tea, parking, beautiful gardens and much more to spend time with family, friends or partners - you can even take your pet with you! It's an ideal stay for everyone.
Travellers and activities
For lovers of sand, sun and sea, the small village of Porthcurno offers the best beaches to go to for a great time. Porthcurno's beach at the western end of Cornwall is one of the most popular and beautiful. With white sands and turquoise waters, it is a paradise for those who love to sunbathe and swim to cool down afterwards. Also, the beach has access to a café near the car park where you can eat. Another excellent option for those who love naturism is the beach of Pedn Vounder. This is an isolated oasis that you can reach by walking from Porthcurno beach, passing by a steep cliff that is worth climbing to observe the landscape. Although if you prefer a spot where you can surf and take the kids, Sennen Cove is an excellent place. Just 3 miles away from Porthcurno, Sennen beach is an ideal spot for those who want to surf. The beach has nice waves and provides safe swimming for the little ones. After the beach you can go to the Surf Beach Bar next to it to eat tasty pizzas, hamburgers, fish and potatoes.Porthcurno for hiking lovers
Besides the impressive beaches, the place also has other activities to do outdoors. You can take a popular walk from Porthcurno to Penzance. It's a unique 10 mile walk along the coast where you'll see inspiring landscapes, fishing villages and nature reserves. You will pass by Logan Rock, a very fascinating spot with special rock formations, then you will find Porthguarnon Cove where there is a steep path for which you must be ready, further on you will pass through Trevedran, an area with grasslands where you can sit and rest, and after going through a forest at St Loy's, much further on you will come across Lamorna Cove, Kemyel, Mousehole, Penlee and Newlyn with excellent places to eat until you finally arrive at Penzance. It is a walk that will certainly test your physical abilities and leave you with beautiful photos to show when you return home.
Porthcurno has tunnels that go under the Telegraph Museum that were used during the Second World War to keep secret equipment.
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Located on the high cliffs facing the beautiful sea, the Minack Theatre is a place where you can enjoy dramatic plays, operas, musicals and plays for children - all under the stars! In addition, the theatre has beautiful subtropical gardens that will leave you amazed with their rare colourful plants and a café located on a terrace that offers cakes, ice cream, cold drinks and snacks. It is a great place to visit with the family for a pleasant and different day.2. Visit Porthgwarra Beach
Just a few minutes away from Porthcurno, in the heart of St Aubyn Estates, there’s the picturesque beach of Porthwarra. A hidden gem surrounded by wildflowers and low tides, where you can float and explore its beautiful crystal clear waters. The site has interesting rock pools and caves (which have been used as a film set) with a café nearby where you can eat after swimming.3. Take a tour of the PK Porthcurno
During your holiday to the village you should not miss visiting the famous Telegraph Museum, it is a historical place full of science where you can learn about the effort that was made to make communications possible around the world. The museum houses a series of exhibitions with interactive displays where you will see some of the original equipment that was used to implement morse code. You can also explore the secret bunker with bomb proof doors used during World War II. And if your dog is on holiday with you, you don't have to leave it at the cottage, you can bring it with you to the museum.4. Eat at Porthcurno Beach Café
On your relaxing holiday on the coast you should come and spend some time at Porthcurno Beach Cafe. Situated near the famous South West Coastal Road and the beach, this cosy gourmet spot offers you a selection of wines and tapas with delicious olives and crispy bread with olive oil, traditional Cornish pasties and much more to delight you. If you suddenly forgot to pack something, the place also has a beach shop where you can find everything you need for your sunny vacation.5. Impress yourself with Land's End
This legendary spot is one of Britain's most popular and beloved places, and certainly, one that cannot be missing from your list. Its beautiful landscapes made up of the Atlantic Ocean, the cliffs and two sections of trail where the north coast meets the south coast make the place a tourist attraction with an unforgettable atmosphere. Towards the horizon on clear days you can even see the Isles of Scilly and in spring the cliffs are covered with flowers that stand out among the grey colour of the rock. You should certainly not forget your camera when you visit Land's End.6. Discover Cornish marine life
Head for Penzance and board Shearwater II, a sailing catamaran that will take you on an adventure at sea where you can observe the marine wildlife in West Cornwall. Amongst the animals you'll see are the adorable and chubby grey seals, different species of dolphins and birds, sharks, huge leatherback turtles and most impressive of all... Humpback whales! It is a very beautiful experience that will also give you knowledge about these impressive animals.7. Stop at the Long Rock Inn
On your way back to Porthcurno, finish the day off at the Long Rock Inn, a traditional village pub offering a range of beers, delicious home-cooked food and dark chocolate ganache with salted caramel desserts. The menu also offers vegetarian food if you prefer. It's a great place to hang out if you're on holiday with your friends and want to have a few beers after the beach.