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 […]

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 […]

Strange Weather in Cornwall

Strange Weather in Cornwall

We are having such strange weather here in Cornwall this winter. It goes without saying that winters in Cornwall can be wet, but this one has been even wetter than normal, so I was very happy yesterday when I went out for a walk in glorious sunshine. “Spring is here” I thought. I walked from […]

Loe Bar and Loe Pool Porthleven

Loe Bar and Loe Pool Porthleven

I’ve had some lovely walks to Loe Bar and Loe Pool Porthleven recently and it made a very pleasant change to be looking at Loe Bar and Loe Pool from east to west instead of doing my usual walks in the woodland on the western side of the lake. The scenery always changes, depending upon […]

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 […]

August Holiday in Porthleven Cornwall

August Holiday in Porthleven Cornwall

We have just had a two week cancellation for an August holiday in Porthleven, commencing Saturday 5th August. Sadly one of our regulars has to go into hospital and we are now looking to fill those two weeks. The Gables is a two bedroom self-contained apartment situated in the heart of the fishing village of […]

Penrose Walks Porthleven Cornwall

Penrose Walks Porthleven Cornwall

Although I am naturally drawn to the cliffs in #Cornwall, in the spring you can’t beat the Penrose Walks Porthleven Cornwall. It is now early April and the bluebells are coming through, leaving a beautiful scent wafting on the air as you walk past. Penrose A few years ago, the National Trust opened up more […]

2017 Cornish Holiday

2017 Cornish Holiday

Now that winter is almost at an end – hopefully – now is the time to be thinking about your next break, and what could be better than a 2017 Cornish holiday in the beautiful #seaside village of #Porthleven. Porthleven has a long stretch of beach, a very picturesque harbour surrounded by restaurants, cafes and […]