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We are often asked why prices go up in the summer and in school holidays. We would love to be able to offer a fair and consistent price year round, but it just wouldn’t be viable. We are at rock bottom prices all winter, that we barely make a profit on, and even then we are empty for most of the winter months. We still have all the maintenance costs, upgrades and associated effort of running our h...

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 ...

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...