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Do you love walking? The South West Coast Path is right on our doorstep and offers spectacular cliff-top walks. Pack a picnic or stop off at one of the lovely cafes or pubs that line the route, and strike out straight from Seashells. For a lazy afternoon stroll, head to nearby Chapel Porth for ice-cream before meandering back along the beach on very low tides, exploring the rock pools (some of whi...

There are some great options for a meal out in Porthtowan, all just a short stroll from Seashells. The Unicorn is a lovely family pub right next to Porthtowan's little sandy playpark. Great for the kids and to give you a bit of peace while you enjoy a drink or delicious home cooked meal. Or watch the summer sun set over the sea at Blue beachside bar/restaurant with its 'shabby chic' decor and cas...

There are lots of great reasons to visit Seashells Porthtowan for a romantic grown-up break.  If you come in May or September, the village is quieter than in peak season and can be absolutely lovely in the warm late spring or early autumn sunshine.  Seashells is beautifully decorated with lots of little touches to make it extra special, and nothing beats snuggling up on the sofa with your loved on...

Porthtowan beach nestles in the cliffs on the spectacular North Cornwall coast.  Porth literally means ‘cove’ and towan means ‘dunes’, which is a very apt description of the village and its glorious beach.  The area has a relaxed beach vibe and is more laid back and less developed than some of the other popular North coast resorts. There is plenty to do in the immediate area and you can leave the ...