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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 ...

Porthtowan makes a great holiday destination for young families, with its beautiful beach, lovely little playpark and family friendly cafe and restaurants. Not to mention the amazing ice-cream parlour of course! The village is smaller and more laid back than some of the other north coast resorts, making it lovely and safe, and the playpark can even be viewed from Seashells, so older children can g...