Porthleven Food and Music Festival

Porthleven Food and Music Festival

Porthleven Food and Music Festival is an annual event well worth attending and April, when it is held, is also a great time for visiting #Porthleven. The #Gables is situated in the heart of the village and, unlike many other properties in Porthleven, it has off-road parking in the grounds of the property, whereas some […]

Cornish Autumn Holiday

Cornish Autumn Holiday

Summer is now well and truly over and done with, but what could be better than an atmospheric Cornish Autumn holiday in the seaside village of #Porthleven, south west #Cornwall. Here at The Gables Self-Catering, we are centrally located and only a couple of minutes’ walk from the picturesque harbour. Alternatively, Walk through misty woods […]

holiday in porthleven

holiday in porthleven

Why not come to #Cornwall and have a holiday in Porthleven early next year? Come and stay in our centrally located, two bedroom #self-catering #holiday apartment at The Gables, #Porthleven. Spring is a great time to come and visit Cornwall before it becomes too busy. There are some beautiful walks to be had and in […]

Cornish South West Coast Path

Cornish South West Coast Path

If you are coming on holiday, the Cornish South West Coast Path has much to recommend it, especially around the #Porthleven area where the scenery is outstanding. The weather has been so hot and sunny that the cliffs are not as green and lush as usual, but the cliff flowers are still stunning. The pink […]

Restaurants in Porthleven

Restaurants in Porthleven

There is a very good variety of cafes and restaurants in #Porthleven, #Cornwall, from fine-dining to family orientated, cheaper meals and takeaways. Most of the restaurants in Porthleven are situated close the picturesque harbour which provides a wonderful backdrop for you meal. During the daytime, Nauti But Ice, a cafe on the harbourside offers small […]

Walk from Porthleven to Penrose

Walk from Porthleven to Penrose

The sun is shining so this morning I decided to walk from Porthleven to Penrose, the National Trust estate nearby. I walked past the #harbour and the local cafes and shops thinking how thoughtful #Porthleven people are, leaving fresh bowls of water out for dogs. Porthleven is so dog-friendly, I do love living here. Keeping […]

Porthleven Self Catering for your 2018 Holiday

Porthleven Self Catering for your 2018 Holiday

It is already January and time to be thinking about your next Porthleven self catering holiday. Spring will soon be here, bringing with it better weather and a wealth of flowers, especially on the cliffs and the hedgerows. Spring Flowers Wild flowers bloom much earlier in Cornwall than in most of the rest of the […]

Cornish Winter

Cornish Winter

November is already here and we will soon be into the Cornish winter when everything quietens down, fires are lit, and people start looking forward to Christmas. Today it’s sunny outside, but the wind is fresh. I had a nice walk with our dog this morning, through the woods and across the hilltop, with superb […]

Porthleven is Heaven

Porthleven is Heaven

Well, perhaps Porthleven is Heaven is a bit of an over-statement, but I just love living here and would certainly have a holiday here if I lived elsewhere. #Porthleven is a seaside village and England’s most southerly harbour. To the east of the harbour there is a long stretch of sandy #beach, which never gets […]

Porthleven Royal Visit of Charles and Camilla

Porthleven Royal Visit of Charles and Camilla

I was privileged to witness the Porthleven royal visit of Charles and Camilla this morning. The streets of #Porthleven were lined with locals, tourists and very excited school children. Even our Harbourmaster, Phil, was togged up smartly for the occasion. Charles and Camilla Although I am not a royalist in any way, shape or form, […]