Port Isaac

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Port Isaac in North Cornwall c Adam Gibbard
Port Isaac in North Cornwall c Adam Gibbard
Port Isaac in North Cornwall c Adam Gibbard
Port Isaac in North Cornwall c Adam Gibbard
Port Isaac in North Cornwall c Adam Gibbard
Port Isaac in North Cornwall c Adam Gibbard
Port Isaac in North Cornwall c Adam Gibbard
Port Isaac in North Cornwall c Adam Gibbard
Port Isaac in North Cornwall c Adam Gibbard

Discover Port Isaac

Port Isaac is a traditional fishing village with a vibrant local community in north Cornwall and home to the TV series Doc Martin starring Martin Clunes. It's a truly picturesque village with narrow winding streets lined with whitewashed cottages that head down to the harbour where you can watch local fishermen landing their daily catch of fish, crab and lobsters.

Port Isaac is set amidst rugged and magnificent scenery on Cornwall's North coast with two beautiful ports nearby; Port Quin and Port Gaverne.  

Reasons to visit Port Isaac

  • Picturesque traditional fishing village 
  • Set amidst rugged and magnificent scenery on Cornwall's North coast 
  • Stunning coastal walks 
  • Local galleries and arts and craft shops 
  • Steeped in history with beautiful 18th century fisherman cottages 
  • Associated with the TV series Doc Martin, Poldark and Saving Grace 

Things to do

  • Take a cliff top path walk from Port Isaac to Port Gaverne - less than 2 miles 
  • Get your photo taken outside the TV series home of Doc Martin, a short way up Roscarrock Hill on the left 
  • Check out the local galleries and arts and craft shops 
  • Take a boat trip or fishing expedition from the harbour during the summer season 
  • Visit popular neighboring beaches Polzeath and Daymer Bay 
  • Cycle the famous Camel Trail from Padstow to Wadebridge 
  • Wonder through the narrow alleys, cobbled streets and spot the 18th century fisherman homes, most of which are now officially listed as architectural or historic importance

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Parking in Port Isaac

Due to the nature of Port Isaac with its narrow, windy streets vehicle access is very limited. It is strongly recommended that you park in one of the two car parks - the Main Car Park, owned by St. Endellion Parish Council and New Car Park owned by Cornwall Council - located at the top of the village and wander to the harbour area on foot. The Port Isaac Shuttle Service is also available on 07866 223786. 

Coach parking is not available in Port Isaac but drop off/collection is possible at the junction of Back Hill and New Road.

North Coast
Over 300 self catering Cornish Holiday Cottages all within a 5 miles of stunning Rock, Daymer Bay, Polzeath and Port Isaac.  All our holiday homes are situated on the Cornish coast or within a couple of miles of it."

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Hand-picked selection of over 600 of the finest holiday homes throughout Cornwall. We specialise in offering individual holiday homes in wonderful coastal & countryside locations.

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Traditional farm cottages in an idyllic peaceful rural setting with outstanding views of the North Cornish countryside, tastefully furnished for 2 to 6 persons. Close to the picturesque villages of Port Quin, Port Gaverne and Chapel Amble. Wifi available

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Port Gaverne is a hamlet on the North Coast of Cornwall, adjoining the fishing village of Port Isaac, (location of TV series 'Doc Martin’).Nestling in the picturesque cove of Port Gaverne, Carn-awn stands on its own, boasting stunning sea-views

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Cornish Horizons is one of Cornwall’s leading accredited holiday cottage agencies, based in Padstow, with a collection of over 650 holiday cottages around the Cornish coast and countryside. Locations include Padstow, Newquay, Looe, Fowey and St Ives.

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This delightful detached riverside holiday cottage nestles in a unique location with direct frontage onto the River Camel

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Nestling in the beautiful, secluded cove of Port Gaverne, Green Door Cottages enjoy a truly unique location. Step out of your door onto dramatic cliffs, excellent safe swimming in crystal clear waters and rock pools to explore.

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Beautiful cottages with gardens and country views on 230 acre working dairy farm in north Cornwall near Port Isaac.  High standard spacious accommodation, ideal for families and couples, sleeping 2-8.

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