Holidays in Porthleven

The harbour town of Porthleven in West Cornwall is between Land’s End and the Lizard. Surrounded by countryside and set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty you might feel like you are in a postcard. The beautiful stout inner harbour, clear turquoise seas and green pastures make it a stunning place to be.

Our collection of Porthleven holiday cottages allows you to soak up the tranquillity and at the same time enjoy the cafés, traditional pubs and places to get a good Cornish pasty.

Search for cottages in Porthleven or view our guide to Porthleven holiday cottages below.

Did you know

Porthleven is widely regarded as one of Cornwall's best surfing spots, due to its fantastic location and powerful swell. Waves can reach up to 2 metres on the shallow reef and you'll often see people surfing very close to the harbour!

Cottages in Porthleven (21)

Must see

Poldhu Cove A big sandy beach perfect for swimming and surfing.

Porthleven Beach With use of the great facilities in town, this beach is perfect for families.

Flambards The best thrill rides in Cornwall and something for children of all ages

Featured cottages in Porthleven

Appletree Cottage
Appletree Cottage
Gweek, West Cornwall
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
Sandpiper
Sandpiper
Mullion Cove, West Cornwall
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
Mandel Barton
Mandel Barton
Helston (4mls N), West Cornwall
Sleeps: 5 | Bedrooms: 3
Monaco Barton
Monaco Barton
Helston (4mls N), West Cornwall
Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1
Trevenen Meadow View
Trevenen Meadow View
Helston (2mls NE), West Cornwall
Sleeps: 6 | Bedrooms: 3
Pencoys
Pencoys
Mullion, West Cornwall
Sleeps: 6 | Bedrooms: 3
Newton Round Byre
Newton Round Byre
Hayle (5mls E), West Cornwall
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
Scrumpy Cottage
Scrumpy Cottage
Mullion Cove, West Cornwall
Sleeps: 6 | Bedrooms: 3
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Things to do near Porthleven

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Places near Porthleven

  • Helston
    (3mls)

    Beautiful gateway town to the Lizard peninsula in south Cornwall.

  • Praa Sands
    (4mls)

    Beautiful sea, sand and uninterrupted views over the Atlantic.

  • Mullion
    (5mls)

    A peaceful Cornish retreat that's home to Mullion Island.

  • Helford
    (8mls)

    Small village south of Falmouth on the bank of the Helford River.

  • Marazion
    (8mls)

    On the shore of Mount's Bay, stunning views to St Michael's Mount.

  • Hayle
    (9mls)

    Small town in the west of Cornwall with wonderful beaches.

  • Camborne
    (10mls)

    Camborne is surrounded by countryside and tin mining heritage.

  • Lizard
    (10mls)

    On the Lizard peninsula, the town is surrounded by glorious seas.

  • Mousehole
    (10mls)

    A beautiful little fishing village, with safe family friendly beaches at your feet

  • Coverack
    (11mls)

    A pretty harbour town on the edge of the Lizard peninsula.

  • Newlyn
    (11mls)

    Cobbled streets will lead you down to beautiful views of Newlyn’s busy harbour.

  • Penzance
    (11mls)

    St Michael's Mount and pirate legends, Penzance is a historical town.

  • St Keverne
    (11mls)

    A quiet and peaceful village on the Lizard.

  • Falmouth
    (12mls)

    Cornish harbour town where celebrity chefs make their name.

  • St Ives
    (12mls)

    A whitewashed harbour where many artists and writers call home.

  • Portreath
    (13mls)

    Formerly a port for the mining industry; now a top surfing spot.

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