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 […]

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 […]

Porthleven Beach

Porthleven Beach

Porthleven beach starts by the village’s iconic Clock Tower, often shown on news items during the winter storms. At low tide, the beach stretches almost 3 miles to Gunwalloe Fishing Cove to the east. Most of the beach is #dog-friendly, but during the summer months (from Easter Day to 1st October) the section by the […]

Porthleven History

Porthleven History

Porthleven is the most southerly port in the UK, but probably started its history in the 1600’s, when mining was the main industry in the area and houses were built up around the cove. There were a few silver lead mines nearby: Wheal Penrose and Wheal Rose to the east, plus Wheal Unity and Wheal […]

St Michael’s Mount

St Michael’s Mount

Now is a great time to visit the famous St Michael’s Mount in Marazion, #Cornwall. The main tourist season is over, life is more relaxed and with less holiday makers around, one can really enjoy exploring St Michael’s Mount and the castle on top. St Michael’s Mount is situated in Mounts Bay, off the coast […]

Autumn Holiday in Porthleven

Autumn Holiday in Porthleven

Come to The Gables Self Catering and have an autumn holiday in Porthleven. Rates for our apartment from September to October are only £410-£340 per week. At this time of year many of the summer tourists have already left and Cornwall’s roads are much quieter. It is a great time to visit Cornwall and explore […]