- Port Isaac unspoilt fishing village whose
white painted and slate-hung houses run down the steep sides of a Coombe
to the sheltered harbour.
- There is a network of alleyways, some extremely narrow, one called Squeeze-ee-belly Alley.
- Cellars and a shingle beach
an unspoilt fishing harbour
since the Middle Ages on the rugged North Cornwall coast only 7miles from Wadebridge on the Delabole road.
- The old village is set in a steep sided valley with narrow alleys between the
unspoilt huddle of slate cottages and old pilchard cellars. The small
shingle beach with several working crabbers faces an old inn.
Port Isaac was the location for the famous Poldark TV series and
more recently Doc Martin
- Restricted access for vehicles protects the old world charm of the village. Parking is available at the top of the hill with distant views of
Tintagel to the east.
Port Isaac beach
The beach is a wide, flat expanse of pebbles and fine sand,
at low tide it is possible to park on the beach next to the moored
boats. Toilets, snacks and pubs are close by.
- Local towns and villages to visit..
- Port Isaac
- Sea Fishing in
Newquay from the Camel Estuary and beach at Perranporth. Shark
fishing can be arranged from Newquay.
- Sailing on the Camel Estuary. Harbour authorities
should be consulted about off shore sailing.
- Newquay is the main centre. Surf-boards can be
hired on all the main beaches. Championships are often held at