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Set just inland from Park Head, and overlooking the secluded valley running down to the cove, Porth Mear adjoins Pentire Farm House and is a traditional Cornish building. From its high vantage point, the house commands sweeping views over the surrounding countryside and down to the sea, and the lighthouse at Trevose Head in the distance is a distinctive landmark. There is easy access to the coast path and a number of lovely coastal walks. The Trust has three cottages in this glorious location; Porth Mear itself, the adjoining farm house and Skipper's Cabin, offering peaceful and remote accommodation within easy reach of some of the finest stretches of coastline and beaches in North Cornwall. All the cottages have large gardens with lovely views.
Porth Mear Cove is a rock pooling paradise and many rare birds can be sighted in this beautiful area. Porthcothan’s sandy beach is just a mile away; Mawgan Porth and Watergate, just three miles away, making the location difficult to match.
Heating: Night storage heating and convector heating included.
Garden: Large garden with lovely views.
Parking: Designated parking space next to the adjoining Pentire Farmhouse.
Logs/Charcoal: The fire will be laid for you on arrival with enough fuel to get you started. Pre-ordered fire starter kits and additional pre-ordered logs will be left in the cottage for guests upon arrival. Further purchases can be made by calling the Contact Centre during your stay.
Fire starter kit - 1 x bag eco-logs, 1 x net of eco kindling, 1 x box of eco-firelighters for £11.
Further supplies of eco-logs at £4.50 per bag, eco kindling £3.50 and eco-firelighters £3.50.
Offers: Free entry to Tintagel Old Post Office on production of booking details subject to seasonal opening hours
Bicycle/canoe/kayak storage available upon request.
Bike Hire: This can be arranged through Resource Bike Hire either before your stay or locally.
Cornwall may be steeped in Celtic history yet it also offers the uncomplicated joy of a day spent by the sea. From the picture-box charms of the villages and towns of St Ives, Polzeath and Port Isaac to the raw natural beauty of the coast, one trip to this part of the world is often just the start of many more. Remember to pack some good walking boots and youâ€™ll be set for life!