Portscatho holiday rentals
Portscatho lies in the South-westerly corner of Gerrans Bay on the Roseland peninsula in the region of Cornwall. As well as being a popular tourist destination it is also a successful fishing port. The shelter this port provides offers shelter for safe swimming and its proximity to many fine sandy beaches means it’s a popular destination amongst families, which makes it an even more suitable destination to book a holiday home and for the whole family to enjoy a holiday. Book a holiday here and enjoy this pastel coloured town.
What Portscatho has to offer you on your holiday:
In the village centre and in the vicinity of most holiday homes there are several shops including a butchers and a grocery store as well as the typical Cornish art galleries and gift shops. Above Portscatho lies the village of Gerrans which is a five-minute walk up the hill. To the West of Portscatho lies St Anthony Head and there are many fine beaches such as Towan and Porthbeor as well as the stunning hamlets of Porth and Bohortha.
Discover things to do in Portscatho:
You can spend the day walking starting from Portscatho heading west on the coast path to St. Anthony. The National Trust owns much of the land and they’ve put up lots of useful signposts to stop you from getting lost. There are plenty of well-respected restaurants with views of the sea which makes dining out even better. The surrounding towns of St Mawes and Mevagissey also provide interesting days out and they are similar port towns with narrow streets and little gift shops to discover. In all of these towns you will be surrounded by traditional fish and chip shops and Cornish pasty shops. Lamorna Cove is further east along the coastal path towards Mousehole. The cove is popular with divers exploring Bucks Reef or one of the many wrecks lying a short distance offshore.
Getting around and travelling to Portscatho
The nearest airport is Newquay and the nearest train station is Falmouth.