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Autumn in Cornwall can be wonderful, much less crowded than the summer months but the weather can still be lovely.  We were so lucky for our half term break at Seashells last week - this is the view from the sofa when we arrived last Sunday, and the sun carried on shining on us for most of the week. We couldn't help but go straight out for a walk on the beach...the tide was out and we got almost ...

We have a couple of rare weeks available this Autumn (22nd September and 6th October)...such a lovely time of year to visit.  The summer crowds have gone home but the weather often remains warm and sunny, with that lovely gentle golden light you get in the Autumn, and the village enjoys a welcome spell of calm after the hectic peak summer months.  It's so relaxing to take a stroll on the beach or ...

We have just come home from a wonderful week at Seashells for February half term and I just had to write about it!  It was sooo nice to truly relax in our beautiful home-from-home and just while away the hours staring out at the sky and sea.  The view is ever changing, as you can see from the photos.  I especially love watching the light fade and all the twinkly lights come on - the sea is always ...

Things are quietening down here at Seashells Porthtowan and we are enjoying the chance to spend time at our holiday home and get a few jobs done between bookings. The village has a completely different feel in the winter months - it is much quieter with a wild beauty and an almost bleak, deserted feel.  The views of the wild winter seas are simply spectacular from Seashells (we like to cosy up and...

Autumn is fast approaching and we are looking forward to quieter times ahead. October is a great time of year to visit Porthtowan, when the village is peaceful and prices are much lower than in the summer months. You can look forward to beautiful Autumn walks on the beach or cliffs, with the waves crashing on the shore, or cosy days in just watching the ever changing sea. The 'honeypot' attraction...