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Porthcothan Bay

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A dog-friendly beach in a sheltered cove, Porthcothan Bay is a charming beach hut holiday destination on the North Cornwall coast; ideal for a romantic getaway or solo weekend break with man’s best friend. Here families can escape to a luxury self-catering home by the sea and enjoy the sandy ‘Seven Bays for Seven Days’ surrounding the rural village of St Merryn.

Poldark’s Porthcothan Bay Porthcothan Bay sits south of busy harbour town Padstow, where the fine golden sands, craggy headlands and grassy dunes merge to produce a picturesque coastline. It's no surprise this charming seaside destination has been used as a filming location for Poldark; the perfect destination for TV fans to whip out the camera and grab a selfie ‘on set’.

Explore Porthcothan Explore a popular stretch of the north Cornish coast and walk Booby’s Bay; the perfect spot to indulge in the ever-changing coastal views, discover hidden coves and spot a rare species of bird. For a sight to remember, gaze into the distance and spot the glinting Trevose Head lighthouse, just west of Padstow. Discover the legend of Bedruthan Steps and visit Trevone lifeboat station and it’s unique blowhole. For a well-deserved rest along the route, stop off at Tredera Inn – a family-friendly pub flaunting spectacular sea views.

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