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 […]

Beaches of South West Cornwall

Beaches of South West Cornwall

It’s about time to be thinking of your summer holiday, and what better place to look than the beaches of south west Cornwall for some stunning holiday locations. The village of #Porthleven is a great place in its own right and has a lovely long beach – most of which is dog-friendly – but it […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Argal Lake Cornwall

Argal Lake Cornwall

I took the dog for a lovely walk today around Argal Lake near Penryn, #Cornwall. I have often meant to explore the area, but despite having lived here for many years, somehow had never got around to it. As I dislike paying for car parking, I drove past the main car park to a lay-by […]