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There are some great places to eat in Porthtowan, just a short stroll from Seashells, but if you would like to venture a bit further afield, here are some of our favourite cafes and restaurants within a short drive of the village.   Godrevy beach cafe is a lovely place to grab a bite to eat, with its cosy chalet style decor and fab location next to glorious Gwithian beach and the spectacular walk...

Beautiful Porthtowan beach is of course right on our doorstep but if you would like to explore other beaches in the area here are a few of our absolute favourites.  Our number one pick would have to be be spectacular Sennen Cove/Whitesand Bay, on the very southwest tip of Cornwall. Just a few miles along the coast path from Lands End, this wide sweep of dune backed sand looks straight out into the...

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 ...

Porthtowan is perfectly placed for visiting the best of what Cornwall has to offer.  In our next few blogs, we'll be highlighting our favourite days out in west Cornwall within a short drive of the village.  Here we focus on the beautiful cathedral city of Truro and the gorgeous seaside towns of St Ives and Falmouth.   Truro... Truro is less than half an hour from Porthtowan and makes a lovely da...