The Beachhouse · Port Isaac · Cornwall

Large luxury self catering holiday cottage with breathtaking sea views

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Cornwall Receives UK’s Best Arts Project Award

Monday, October 16, 2017

The largest mechanical puppet ever built in Britain, designed and built in Cornwall, has been chosen as the UK’s favourite National Lottery-funded arts project, winning …

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Exploring the Camel Trail in North Cornwall

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

One of the UK’s most popular walking, cycling and horse-riding routes passes just a few miles from our lovely self-catering accommodation in North Cornwall.

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North Cornwall Recognised For Exceptional Night Sky

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Bodmin Moor, just a half hour drive from Port Isaac, has been named as an ‘International Dark Sky’ reserve.
Awarded by the International Dark-Sky Association, …

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Fantastic Line-up at North Cornwall Book Festival

Monday, September 25, 2017

Taking place less than 3 miles from Port Isaac, the North Cornwall Book Festival returns for its 5th year this autumn.
Running from Thursday 5th …

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Lighting Up the Night Sky in Port Isaac

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Plans are underway for another fabulous Fireworks Night in North Cornwall. Following the brilliant displays of previous years, Port Gaverne Fireworks & Bonfire Night promises …

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Port Isaac Carnival Entertains the Whole Family

Monday, September 18, 2017

Port Isaac’s playing fields played host to another great carnival last Saturday with crowds enjoying the wide variety of entertainment on offer.
Everyone truly got …

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Port Isaac Restaurant Hits the No 1 Spot

Monday, September 4, 2017

‘Restaurant Nathan Outlaw’, founded in 2007 by chef Nathan Outlaw, has just been identified in The Good Food Guide 2018 as the best restaurant in …

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Poldark Filming Continues

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Filming of the hit BBC TV show Poldark continues and it looks to be a chilly business!
The cast were spotted in November filming the …

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RNLI Donations – The Cost of Saving Lives

Sunday, December 18, 2016

When an accident happens on the English coastline, we are dependent upon the skill and expertise of the RNLI.
What many people don’t realise is …

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New Owner for Brown Willy

Monday, December 12, 2016

Brown Willy, Cornwall’s highest point and one of the county’s iconic landmarks, could soon have a new owner.
Brown Willy Tor is a rocky outcrop …

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Fancy a Scrub?

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

The National Trust is hosting a Christmas Scrub on Pentire Head near Polzeath on 10 December, between 10am and 2pm.
And no, it’s not what …

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Visit For Fireworks Night

Friday, October 7, 2016

Due to a last-minute cancellation, the Beach House is now available over Fireworks Night.
This year the 5th of November is a Saturday, making it …

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Quest To Reveal Tintagel’s Past

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Archaeologists have carried out a three-week dig at Tintagel Castle in a bid to understand more about its mythical past.
Tintagel Castle is said to …

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Port Isaac Receives A Royal Visit

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Port Isaac was graced with a royal visit recently when Prince of Wales and Camilla the Duchess of Cornwall popped in to say hello.
Crowds …

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‘Poldark Factor’ Causes Surge in Romantic Breaks

Thursday, May 26, 2016

The hit TV show Poldark has increased the number of people heading to Cornwall for a romantic break, tourism bosses say.
Leading tourism website …

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5 Half Term Activities in Cornwall

Thursday, May 19, 2016

With half term just around the corner, anyone heading to Cornwall will be looking for some family-friendly activities to keep the whole household happy.
Here’s …

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Dog-Friendly Beaches Near Port Isaac

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

The Beach House is a dog-friendly holiday home – after all, who wants to leave the pet pooch behind?
If you do bring your four-legged …

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Adventure Comes to Port Gaverne!

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Calling all thrill-seekers! If you are interested in sea kayaking, coasteering, climbing and wild swimming, you need to get down to Port Gaverne – just …

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What’s On Over the Coming Months?

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

As always, there’s plenty to keep you entertained in and around Port Isaac over the coming months. And with the days getting longer and the …

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A Scilly Idea

Monday, January 18, 2016

In June last year, two Port Isaac men sailed a Wayfarer Dinghy from Sennen Beach in Land’s End to St Mary’s in the Scilly Isles.

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The Real Cornish Tan

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Research conducted by Mintel has found the use of fake tanning products is declining – and we think it is because people are after a …

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Gordon Ramsay Moves to Town

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Cornwall is home to many a TV chef, including Nathan Outlaw, Rick Stein and Paul Ainsworth.
Now Gordon Ramsay has plans to move in, having …

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Short Film Set in Port Isaac

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Port Isaac is no stranger to the big screen, having provided the backdrop for a number of films and TV shows, from Doc Martin to …

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Merry Christmas From The Beach House

Thursday, December 24, 2015

We would like to wish everyone who stayed with us in 2015 a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. We hope to see …

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Martin Clunes Receives OBE

Monday, December 21, 2015

Martin Clunes – aka Doc Martin – has been awarded an OBE at an investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle.
The actor has enjoyed a long-standing …

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Designs Shortlisted For Tintagel Bridge

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Six designs have been shortlisted for a new bridge at Tintagel, the legendary birthplace of King Arthur.
Tintagel Castle is just a short drive (or …

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New Search and Rescue Helicopters for Cornwall

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Cornwall’s HM Coastguard base has recently welcomed a new search and rescue helicopter.
The base in Newquay now boasts two state-of-the-art aircraft, nicknamed ‘the Cornish …

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Fireworks Night and Other Dates for the Diary

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Port Gaverne fireworks night is fast approaching. Please find all the details below, along with a few other dates for your diary…
Port Gaverne Fireworks …

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Poldark Filming Has Begun In Cornwall

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

The filming of the second series of Poldark is underway in Cornwall, and we’ve got the photos to prove it!
Cast and crew have been …

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Doc Martin Filming Finished For Summer

Sunday, August 16, 2015

The filming of ITV’s Doc Martin has finished for the summer, with the cast and crew having left at the end of July.
The hit …

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Join Us For Fireworks Night

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Don’t miss your chance to be in Port Isaac for fireworks night!
The Beach House is currently available for the week commencing 2nd November, giving …

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What’s On Over the Following Months…

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

As always there’s plenty on in Port Isaac over the coming months. If you’re staying at the Beach House or visiting the village, be sure …

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Tributes Paid To Life-Saving Mutt

Thursday, May 28, 2015

A beach patrol dog credited with saving three lives has recently died, his owner has announced.
Bilbo, the fourteen-stone newfoundland, was a well-known character at …

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Martin Clunes Talks About…

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Martin Clunes, star of ITV’s hit series Doc Martin, has given in interview in The Times in which he shares his thoughts on weight loss, …

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Poldark Shines Spotlight on Cornwall

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Having been filmed on location in Cornwall, the BBC series Poldark is shining a spotlight on the county, displaying its beauty to viewers across the …

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St Piran’s Day

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Today is St Piran’s Day!
St Piran’s Day is held on 5th March every year and is a celebration of Saint Piran, the patron saint …

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Cornish Lager Sponsors Surfing GB

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

National surf governing body Surfing GB has chosen Cornish lager, Korev, to be its official beer.
Korev, which is St Austell Brewery’s first premium lager, …

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New Aircraft For Cornish Air Ambulance

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Cornish Air Ambulance has been bestowed with two new aircraft equipped with Night Vision Imaging Systems.
This represents a major upgrade for the service, which …

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Doc Martin Starts Filming Next Month!

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The filming of Doc Martin is set to resume in Port Isaac in March.
This will be the seventh series of the popular ITV drama, …

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Design Ideas Needed For Port Isaac Pub

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The Golden Lion pub in Port Isaac is seeking design ideas for a total makeover.
Dating back to 1715, the Golden Lion is one of …

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What’s On in Port Isaac?

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

There’s plenty to keep you entertained in Port Isaac over the coming months. Here we’ve picked out a few things that might take your fancy …

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Doc Martin Filming All Summer

Friday, January 16, 2015

Popular ITV drama Doc Martin will be filming throughout the summer in Port Isaac.
Cast and crew are set to return later this year to …

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Nathan Outlaw Opens Second Restaurant in Port Isaac

Friday, January 9, 2015

After five years at the St Enodoc Hotel in Rock, Restaurant Nathan Outlaw is re-locating to Port Isaac.
Following the success of Outlaw’s Fish Kitchen, …

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Hen Parties Welcome!

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Throwing a hen party? Organising a girls’ weekend? All are welcome at the Beach House!
The Beach House in Port Isaac is the perfect place …

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Recreate Childhood Memories in Cornwall

Friday, September 19, 2014

Research suggests that British adults are returning to their favourite childhood holiday destinations to recreate memories with loved ones.
More than 5,000 holiday-makers were questioned …

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Cornwall Tops List of Most Expensive Seaside Resorts

Friday, September 12, 2014

With spectacular scenery, gorgeous beaches and a host of tourist attractions, Cornwall has long been a popular seaside resort.
But if you want to visit …

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End to the Summer Festivities in Port Isaac

Friday, September 5, 2014

September is now upon us and the summer festivities have come to an end in Port Isaac.
As always the summer months were full of …

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Big Swim Cornwall 2014

Friday, August 29, 2014

Congratulations to all those who participated in the Big Swim Cornwall 2014!
The two-day event sees swimmers of all ages tackle the stretch of water …

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Do You Know Your Pasties From Your Pies?

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Cornish pasty has become a globally recognised foodstuff enjoyed the world over. It is a highly profitable enterprise, with around 120 million pasties made …

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Carnival Week in Port Isaac

Thursday, July 10, 2014

The plans have been announced for this year’s Carnival Week!
The week will be kick-started on Sunday 18th August with a five-a-side football tournament.
You …

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Jon Cleave Releases His First Novel

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Jon Cleave, of Fisherman’s Friends fame, has released his first novel Nasty Pasty.
The Port Isaac local has no limit to his creative talents. He’s …

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Dragon Boat Racing in Port Isaac

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Dragon boats are set to take to the high seas this August in a weekend of fierce competition.
From Saturday 2nd to Sunday 3rd August, …

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What’s On in Port Isaac?

Thursday, June 19, 2014

There’s plenty to keep you entertained in Port Isaac over the summer months. Here we’ve picked out a few things that might take your fancy…

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Dates for the Diary

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

As always, there’s plenty to keep you entertained in Port Isaac over the coming year. From sporting events to vintage fairs, we’ve jotted down a …

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St Endellion Easter Music Festival

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Don’t miss your chance to book tickets for the St Endellion Easter Music Festival, on from 13th to 20th April.
As we enter lent we …

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Fisherman’s Friends Perform at Folk Awards

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Port Isaac’s Fisherman’s Friends recently delivered a brilliant performance at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.
The sea shanty singers have been entertaining crowds on …

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New Year Honours Come to Port Isaac

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Congratulations to local man Bob Bulgin who has been made a Medallist of the British Empire (BEM) in honour of all the hard work he …

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Congratulations to the Big Swim Cornwall

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

The Big Swim Cornwall has raised a whopping £13,965 for charity! The money will go towards three fantastic charities: the Little Harbour Children’s Hospice, Mount …

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New Year At The Beach House

Monday, November 11, 2013

Due to a recent cancellation, the Beach House is now available over the New Year period!
With seven bedrooms and space for 15 guests, the …

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Headlands Hotel Planning Application

Monday, September 2, 2013

The Headlands Hotel planning application has been submitted and is causing significant controversy in the local area.
If you’ve been to Port Isaac or Port …

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Doc Martin Guided Tours

Monday, August 26, 2013

Doc Martin has finished filming for another year. The camera crew has gone, the cast has departed, and no longer can we watch on as …

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Celebrity Chef Opens Restaurant in Port Isaac

Monday, August 19, 2013

He has two Michelin stars, three popular restaurants (two in Rock, one in London) and regularly appears on television programmes such as The Great British …

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It’s the Big Swim This Weekend!

Monday, August 12, 2013

The Big Swim Cornwall is this weekend! The two day event is always great fun and raises funds for some brilliant charities.
The Big Swim …

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Summer Fun At Tintagel Castle

Monday, August 5, 2013

Tintagel Castle sits just nine miles up the coast from Port Isaac and on a clear day you can see the legendary birthplace of King …

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146 Years of Port Isaac RNLI

Monday, July 29, 2013

Port Isaac RNLI recently celebrated 146 years of lifeboat service in the village, an anniversary that was marked by a day of recognition and revelry.

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Fisherman’s Friends Release New Single

Monday, July 22, 2013

Port Isaac’s Fisherman’s Friends have released a new single, Mary Anne, the first to be released since band member Trevor Grills and band promoter Paul …

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Doc Martin Charity Day

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

A good time was had by all at the Doc Martin charity event, held on Sunday 7th July.
Guests shared a cuppa with the stars …

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Port Isaac Raft Race and Carnival

Sunday, July 7, 2013

If you’re visiting Port Isaac over August, be sure to check out the many summer festivities happening throughout the village.
The raft race in particular …

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Gallantry Medals For Port Isaac RNLI Crew

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Huge congratulations to three Port Isaac RNLI volunteers who have been awarded medals for gallantry, the RNLI’s highest accolade.
In a ceremony at the Barbican …

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Treetop Walk Opens At The Eden Project

Sunday, June 23, 2013

The Eden Project near St Austell is home to the largest captive rainforest in the world. Now visitors will be able to enjoy it from …

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Where To Find The Doc Martin Film Crew

Monday, June 17, 2013

Filming for the popular ITV series Doc Martin is set to continue over the next couple of months.
You can regularly see Martin Clunes and …

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Top 5 Day Trips From Port Isaac

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

There’s a lot to see and do in Port Isaac, but if you’re staying at the Beach House for a week, we know you’ll probably …

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Watersports in North Cornwall

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

North Cornwall is the place for watersports, which is hardly surprising seeing as the Atlantic Ocean is on our doorstep. Sea kayaking, windsailing, kite surfing …

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Port Isaac Music Festival – Line-Up Announced

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

The line-up for the Port Isaac Music Festival has now been announced!
The festival, to be held from 24th to 27th May, is always a …

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Doc Martin Is Still Filming in Port Isaac

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Doc Martin is currently filming in Port Isaac, with the crew and cast due to be on site between 20th and 24th May, and again …

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Calling All Walking Enthusiasts!

Monday, May 6, 2013

Walkers, hikers and ramblers – are you looking for your next adventure? Somewhere with footpaths on your doorstep, stunning scenery, and a beautiful house to …

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Sign Up For The Big Swim

Monday, April 29, 2013

The Big Swim Cornwall is back and better than ever! Now in its fourth year, the open water swimming event will be held over two …

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Port Isaac Music Festival – Tickets Now Available

Monday, April 22, 2013

Tickets are now available for the Port Isaac Music Festival, to be held from 24th to 27th May.
The bank holiday event promises to be …

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Port Isaac Features in Caroline Quentin’s TV Series

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Caroline Quentin’s latest ITV series ‘Cornwall’ recently featured none other than our beloved village of Port Isaac.
During the programme she met one of our …

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Doc Martin Now Filming in Port Isaac

Monday, April 15, 2013

Doc Martin is now filming in Port Isaac! The film crew and cast arrived at the end of March and will be gracing our streets …

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Luxury Holiday Homes Cornwall – The Perfect Location For Your Reunion

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

If you are looking for the perfect location to host a special reunion, look no further than the Beach House, one of Port Isaac’s Finest …

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Limber Up For The Coastal Path’s 40th Anniversary

Friday, December 28, 2012

The South West Coast Path Association will celebrate its 40th anniversary in spring with the launch of the Great South West Walk – and you’re …

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Boxing Day Walks

Thursday, December 20, 2012

For many, Boxing Day is a time to get out into the countryside, stretch the legs and walk off the festive excesses. If you’re in …

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

We would like to take this opportunity to wish all our guests a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year.
The past year has …

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Remember, remember, the 5th of November…

Thursday, October 25, 2012

The nights are drawing in, the temperature has dropped and the leaves are falling. Autumn has well and truly arrived, and that can only mean …

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Fisherman’s Friends To Headline At Falmouth

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

This weekend sees the return of the Falmouth Oyster Festival, a fantastic event that celebrates the start of the oyster dredging season. And now we’ve …

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Calling All Adrenaline Junkies!

North Cornwall is the ideal playground for the adrenaline junkie. We’ve got dizzying cliff-tops, wild waves and rugged terrain, all which provide the ultimate backdrop …

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007 Tours Stops At The Eden Project

Many of you will be aware that it has been half a century since Sean Connery starred in the first ever James Bond film. But …

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Large Holiday Cottages Cornwall Port Isaac

Monday, August 13, 2012

If you’re searching for large holiday cottages in Cornwall, why not try the Beach House which we believe can provide you with all of the …

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Welcome in the New Year in Port Isaac

If you’re stuck for ideas on how to spend New Year’s Eve this year, why not join the celebrations in Port Isaac?
It always promises …

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Dog Friendly Beaches

When you go on holiday, you want to take the whole family with you – including the pet pooch. Sadly this isn’t always a viable …

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Doc Martin Returns To Port Isaac

Friday, May 18, 2012

The Doc is back! Yes that’s right, ITV have commissioned the last series of Doc Martin which will be filmed in Port Isaac between 25 …

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Dramatic Rescue Operation For Port Isaac RNLI

On Sunday 8 April, the Port Isaac RNLI was called upon to launch the lifeboat. Little did the crew know what a dramatic rescue they …

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Cornishman Takes Helm At Jamie Oliver’s Restaurant

Cornishman Matthew Thompson has taken the helm at Jamie Oliver’s restaurant Fifteen Cornwall.
His appointment as chief executive, which comes after Dave Meneer stepped down …

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The Port Isaac Carnival Approaches!

There are now only two weeks until the Port Isaac Carnival! Held on Saturday 2 June, it promises to be a great day for all …

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The Sound Of North Cornwall: Have You Heard It?

We would like to draw attention to the fact that here in North Cornwall we have our very own radio station: NCB Radio. But have …

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Top 10 Reasons To Visit Cornwall

With more and more people are choosing to holiday at home, the so-called ‘staycation’ is the new rage. Here at the Beach House, we agree …

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Cornish Beaches Top Of The Polls

Monday, April 23, 2012

We always knew it here in Port Isaac, and now it’s been confirmed: Cornwall has some of the best beaches in the country.
TripAdvisor, the …

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"Fantastic house, we all had a brilliant time. We will be back." Mark & Julia E. Northants

Ground Floor

The Ground floor features a large kitchen and dining room, conservatory with breathtaking views of the Cornish coast and lounge with fireplace.


Most of the bedrooms are located at the front of the property and have stunning sea views, what a way to wake up in the morning!

Local Area

The Beachhouse plays host to absolutely stunning front-line views of the north Cornish coastline all the way up to Tintagel Head.