Holidays in Portscatho

Portscatho is a pretty fishing village that used to be home to crews of pilchard fishermen. Today large areas around Portscatho are owned and managed by the National Trust making it a beautiful place to visit. There are many beaches, walks and areas nearby to perfect your sandcastle building and paddling skills.

Our collection of Portscatho holiday cottages is perfect for getting away from the white noise of city life and replacing it with the lapping shores, sea breezes and sounds of the seagulls.

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

Did you know

To the west of Portscatho is the St Anthony Head, where stands the lighthouse featured in the TV series "Fraggle Rock". The National Trust owns the land around it so it’s the perfect base from which to explore the coast path.

Cottages in Portscatho (25)

Must see

Pendower Beach The cliffs here are an area of Special Scientific Interest, a great beach with soft sand.

St Mawes Beach Catch the ferry to Falmouth or spend a day on the beach in front of the harbour.

National Maritime Museum Cornwall On the Falmouth harbour side you'll find this fantastic museum on all things maritime.

Featured cottages in Portscatho

Perfect View
Perfect View
Falmouth, West Cornwall
Sleeps: 6 | Bedrooms: 3
Bodrean Manor Farm - The Copper House
Bodrean Manor Farm - The Copper House
Truro (3mls N), South Cornwall
Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1
Tregidgeo Mill Barn
Tregidgeo Mill Barn
Mevagissey (5mls NW), South Cornwall
Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1
Penarth Apartment
Penarth Apartment
Truro, West Cornwall
Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1
Apple Orchard Bungalow
Apple Orchard Bungalow
Truro (2mls N), South Cornwall
Sleeps: 5 | Bedrooms: 3
Bodrean Manor Farm - The Loft
Bodrean Manor Farm - The Loft
Truro (3mls N), South Cornwall
Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1
Bareppa Dairy
Bareppa Dairy
Falmouth (3mls S), West Cornwall
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
Little Roseveth Jasmine Cottage
Little Roseveth Jasmine Cottage
Truro (3mls NW), West Cornwall
Sleeps: 5 | Bedrooms: 2
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Places near Portscatho

  • St Mawes
    (3mls)

    A timeless retreat in a tranquil spot on the Roseland peninsula.

  • Falmouth
    (5mls)

    Cornish harbour town where celebrity chefs make their name.

  • Roseland
    (5mls)

    Beautiful part of South Cornwall with calm waters and green spaces.

  • Truro
    (7mls)

    A large Cornish town with a wealth of shops and waterside walks.

  • Helford
    (10mls)

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

  • Mevagissey
    (11mls)

    A pretty village where art and fishing dominate life on the coast.

  • St Keverne
    (11mls)

    A quiet and peaceful village on the Lizard.

  • Coverack
    (12mls)

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

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