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Big seas today in Porthtowan...the surf report for the next few days gives it 8-10ft and messy.  We have a few weeks free here at Seashells so have been enjoying the view snuggled up on the sofa with a blanket and a cuppa. The fencing across the back of the beach is a temporary measure to stabilize the sand and help to protect the newly established dune system so it is not destroyed over the winte...

The nights are drawing in and we are looking forward to the delights of Halloween, bonfire night and (dare I say it) Christmas.  Porthtowan has a totally different feel in the colder months - it is much quieter with a wild beauty and an almost bleak, deserted feel. The village is a fantastic place for a cheeky winter break - rental fees are at their lowest and The Unicorn, Blue Bar and beach café ...