Small Cornish Fishing Port

Quite South Coast fishing village
About Portloe

Quite South Coast fishing village

It’s name develops from the Cornish Porth Logh meaning "cove pool".

Portloe is a charming and unspoiled village located on the south coast of Cornwall. Known for its narrow, winding streets, traditional fisherman's cottages and breathtaking coastal scenery, it is a must-see destination for visitors looking to experience the true beauty of Cornwall.

One of the main attractions of Portloe is its picturesque harbour, which is home to a small fleet of fishing boats and offers stunning views of the surrounding coastline. Visitors can take a stroll along the harbour and watch the boats come and go, or even take a boat trip to explore the nearby coves and caves.

Portloe is also home to a number of excellent restaurants and pubs, which serve up delicious local seafood and traditional Cornish fare. The Lugger Inn is a popular spot for a pint and a hearty meal, while the Harbour Restaurant offers a more upscale dining experience.

The village also offers a range of outdoor activities, including walking and hiking along the South West Coast Path. The path offers some of the most spectacular coastal scenery in Cornwall, and is a great way to explore the surrounding area and take in the beauty of the coastline.

In addition to the above, Portloe also offers a number of other activities and attractions, such as the nearby St Mawes Castle and the National Trust-owned Place Manor. Visitors can also take a day trip to the nearby towns of Truro and Falmouth, which are both known for their vibrant culture and rich maritime history.

Overall, Portloe is a destination that offers visitors a unique and authentic experience of Cornwall, with its charming harbour, excellent seafood, and breathtaking coastal scenery making it the perfect destination for a fun and relaxing day out.

Fantastic coastal walks

Holiday Accommodation

Three coastal holiday lets in Cornwall close to beaches and top attractions:

Cornwall Holiday Cottage

Seaside Holiday Cottage

Traditional cottage close to beach with stunning seaviews

Porthpean Holiday Apartment

Porthpean Apartment

Modern apartment close to beach with seaviews

North Cornwall Holiday Accommodation

Atlantic Escape

Northcoast holiday bungulow with large private garden near Padstow and beaches


Coastal holiday accommodation in Cornwall suitable for relaxing holidays and short breaks close to beaches and attractions.