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Things to do in Porthleven, Cornwall

Porthleven is a holiday centre and working fishing harbour, with storm booms, a granite pier and small beach. There are waterfront inns, restaurants, and fish centre, galleries and craft shops.

Nearby Loe Bar separates the largest freshwater lake in Cornwall from the sea.

There are excellent coastal walks to the east and west, and inland to Helston via Loe Pool and Penrose Estate.

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Images of Porthleven

Porthleven Inner Harbour © A I Williams
Porthleven Harbour Entrance © A I Williams
Off Fishing from Porthleven © A I Williams
Surfs Up! © A I Williams
Porthleven Beach © Fiona Williams
Porthleven Beach © Fiona Williams

* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.
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