The small vibrant fishing village of Port Isaac is one of Cornwall’s most well known and popular holiday destinations. The picturesque fishing village lies on a stunning stretch of coastline, midway between Polzeath (and the Rumps headland to the west) and the ever-popular village of Tintagel. Much of the coastline and surrounding countryside of Port Isaac is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Heritage Coastline.
Most of the old centre of the village consists of 18th. and 19th. Century cottages, many officially listed as of architectural or historic importance, along narrow alleys and ‘
People flock to the village to wander through the narrow winding streets that lead down to the harbour. Port Isaac has many traditional whitewashed cottages and granite slate fronted houses, the village has many properties of historical importance.
With a wonderful coastline, bustling town and iconic buildings Port Isaac
Recommended – Discovering Portwenn – A circular walk around the pretty fishing village of Port Isaac in Cornwall. This idyllic coastal village is worth a visit in its own right, with superb cliffside views, but fans of the TV Series Doc Martin will also immediately recognise Port Isaac as the real-life setting for the fictional village of Portwenn. Fans will have chance to see plenty of exterior landmarks including Bert’s restaurant, the harbour, Louisa’s school, Mrs Tishall’s chemist and the home and surgery of Doctor Ellingham himself.