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County - Cornwall | Map
Tel code: 01208 | code search
Postcode: PL29 | code search
Population: 1000
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Folk Customs:
Cornish Midsummer Bonfires
Helston Floral Day Furry Dance
Padstow 'Obby 'Oss
Quinquennial Knill Dance,
St Columb Hurling
Tom Bawcock's Eve

Port Isaac Events

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St Endellion Music Festival
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Crows Nest
"Wow! What a wonderful, friendly place! Arrived on the night of the Champions League Final (Man Utd v Barcelona i think!). The great staff looked after me so well, despite ..." More

Crows Nest
"We spent nearly a week celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary with Tony and Donna in the Pub. The food is superbly home cooked, bar well stocked, comfortable ..." More

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"Tony and Sharon run what could be described as one of the most eclectic and panoramic hotels in Port Issac, along with the totally stunning views you get a mix ..." More

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Port Isaac is today an unspoilt, pretty fishing village where white slate hung cottages run down to a sheltered harbour. Around the harbour there are signs of old and new Old Pilchard Cellars reminders of an industry long gone and a reminder of when Port Isaac was a busy coastal port, exporting coal, timber and pottery.
Today crabbers nestle in the harbour, the backdrop of which houses quality restaurants, pubs and interesting shops linked by tiny alleys one called Squezee- Belly Alley. In recent times Port Isaac has been the setting for both film and TV productions among Saving Grace and its sequel.
So why not wander amongst the 18th and 19th century cottages and soak up the atmosphere of this charming coastal village.
Nearby are two other smaller harbours, Port Quin, sometimes known as, The Village that died, after the entire male population disappeared mysteriously in the 19th century. It is mainly owned and run by the National Trust.
To the north of Port Isaac, is the small village of Port Gaverne. It is situated at the end of a deep winding valley and at low tide there is a small sheltered sandy beach, with an abundance of rock pools. Population 1,000

Attraction

Long Cross Victorian Garden

Cottage

Charlestones Cottage
Cornish Traditional Cottages
Harbour Heights
Latitude 50

Inn

Cornish Arms
Port Gaverne Hotel and Restaurant

Pub and Bar

Cornish Arms
Crows Nest
Golden Lion
Port Gaverne Hotel and Restaurant
Shipwright Inn

Restaurant

Cornish Arms
Crows Nest
Harbour Cafe
Lantern Restaurant
Long Cross Hotel
Mote
Old School Hotel & Restaurant
Port Gaverne Hotel and Restaurant

School

Port Isaac Primary School

Self-Catering

Charlestones Cottage
Cornish Traditional Cottages
Latitude 50

Solicitor

Sproulls

Shops

Trevathan Shop & Restaurant
Secrets
Port Issac Pottery
Dennis Knight Fish Merchants
Just Shellfish
Victoria House Cafe
The Takeaway
Fearless
Pride of Place
Charmed
Sunk
Hooper & Shaw
Port Hair

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Charlestones Cottage (0.11 miles)

Charlestones Cottage

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Overlooking the fishing village of Port Isaac, with its unspoilt huddle of slate cottages, warren of narrow streets, picturesque harbour and variety of shops, pubs and restaurants, ... More

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The Gallery (0.14 miles)

The Gallery
THE GALLERY is situated in a prime location overlooking the bay, internationally renowned for the series Doc Martin. All rooms have uninterrupted panoramic sea views.

Unique to the village, our Bed and Breakfast offers the opportunity ... More | visit website
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Slipway Hotel (0.22 miles)

Slipway Hotel
16th century friendly family run 12-bed hotel set in the heart of the beautiful old fishing village of Port Isaac. An ideal base for a cornish holiday be it golf, walking, sailing or cycling. The ... More | visit website
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Port Gaverne Hotel and Restaurant (0.40 miles)

Port Gaverne Hotel and Restaurant
A wonderfully nostalgic old coastal inn nestling in a secluded cove close to the ancient Cornish fishing village of Port Isaac. Port Gaverne is quiet and restful: a small beach, one or two boats pulled ... More | visit website
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Long Cross Hotel (1.12 miles)

Long Cross Hotel

Set in almost 4 acres of its own grounds and gardens overlooking the North Cornwall coast perched high above Port Quin between Port Isaac andPolzeath, The Longcross is in the perfect secluded location to enjoy ... More | visit website

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Cornish Arms (1.93 miles)

Cornish Arms
A 16th Century Coaching Inn offering first class accommodation all recently refurbished . Situated close to the fishing villages of both Port Isaac, of Doc Martin fame and Port Gaverne, there is an ... More | visit website
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Mesmear (2.51 miles)

Mesmear
This stretch of north Cornwall is nature in the raw a wild coastline of bright sunshine, crashing surf and rugged cliffs. When Alan and Tessa Rose bought these 18th-century barns made from Cornish slate ... More | visit website
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Pentire (3.53 miles)

Pentire

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Roserrow Golf and Country Club is situated between Rock and Polzeath. New for 2008 are a small number of luxury suites offering king sized or twin bedded bedrooms, bathrooms, fully ... More

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Seascape Hotel and Restaurant (3.90 miles)

Seascape Hotel and Restaurant

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Seascape Hotel is a family run hotel occupying a commanding position overlooking Polzeath Beach - just three minutes walk away. It enjoys spectacular views of the Cornish coastline up to ... More

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Paths End (3.91 miles)

Paths End

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Paths End is a spacious bungalow with large en-suite bedrooms, free parking and a large garden. It is located in the small village of St Teath with a good pub ... More

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