Acreditation Porthcothan House

Luxury self-catering holiday home near Padstow in North Cornwall


Travel to and from Porthcothan House

•  Newquay Airport

•  Virgin Trains

•  First Great Western Trains

•  Route Planner

Restaurants we recommend

•  Rick Stein’s Seafood Restaurant, St Petroc’s Bistro and Stein’s Café

•  Nathan Outlaw

•  Jamie Oliver's Fifteen Cornwall

•  Paul Ainsworth at Number 6 Padstow

Food suppliers able to deliver and local farm shop

•  Padstow Farm Shop

•  Tesco Direct

Information on North Cornwall

•  Cornwall Guide

•  Visit Cornwall

•  Official Tourism Website for Padstow and the local area


•  Camel Valley Vineyard

•  Eden Project

•  St. Michael’s Mount

•  The Lost Gardens of Heligan

•  Lanhydrock

•  Gardens Guide

Sports and activities

•  Trevose Golf & Country Club

•  Constantine Bay Surf School

•  Extreme Academy

•  Harlyn Surf School

RNLI. Padstow has had a lifeboat service since the early 1800’s. The present station is at Mother Ivey’s Bay, a mile east of Trevose Head. Crew members and support staff are volunteers from the local community, often with a distinguished family tradition with the service going back generations. Their work at sea and around the shoreline is without pay and at great self-sacrifice. Over the years these crews have saved over 600 lives and received 28 Silver Medals and other awards for bravery. All the beach lifeguards in our area are also provided by the RNLI. The RNLI receives no Government funding and is reliant on voluntary contributions.

You can normally visit the station in summer and by appointment at other times.