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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Winter in Porthleven Cornwall

Winter in Porthleven Cornwall

I actually quite like winter in Porthleven Cornwall, and when things have quietened down and the temperature drops, I know it’s time to light the log burner in the kitchen and get nice and cosy. Even at this time of year, I still enjoy my walks, especially with the autumn colours in #Penrose woods, just […]

Porthleven Autumn Holiday

Porthleven Autumn Holiday

In a couple of weeks when the school holidays end, #Cornwall will become much calmer and quieter, so why not take a break and have a Porthleven autumn holiday with us at The #Gables #Self-Catering holiday apartment. The Gables is centrally located in Porthleven and only a 2-3 minute walk away from the harbour. We have […]

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 […]

2016 Holiday

2016 Holiday

It will soon be Christmas and after that, it will be time to start thinking about your 2016 holiday, so how about coming to stay at our #self-catering apartment at The Gables, #Porthleven, Cornwall. The Gables is centrally located and close the harbour, shops, restaurants and other local amenities. We have private, off-road parking and […]