The Beachhouse · Port Isaac · Cornwall

Large luxury self catering holiday cottage with breathtaking sea views

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Breaking News: Dolphins off Port Isaac Coast

Monday, June 4, 2018

There have been numerous sightings recently of dolphins playing in the waters off the North Cornish coast at Port Isaac.
Last year it was confirmed …

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Cornwall’s Blue Flag Beaches

Friday, June 1, 2018

According to reports in the Cornish Guardian, thirteen beaches in Cornwall have recently been awarded either Seaside Awards or Blue Flag status.
The Blue Flag …

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Bronze Age Discovery in Cornwall

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Archaeologists have just uncovered the remains of what is thought to be a 4,000 year old cremation in Cornwall.
According to Science Daily, the team …

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Port Isaac’s Fisherman’s Friends Inspire Film

Monday, May 21, 2018

The story of the fabulous Cornish singing group, The Fisherman’s Friends, is to be re-told in a new comedy film.
Discovered singing sea shanties in …

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Port Isaac RNLI Fund-Raising

Monday, May 14, 2018

The Royal National Lifeboat Institute in Port Isaac is launching a campaign to raise funds for a new D class lifeboat.
They are aiming …

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Cornish Vineyard Attracts Royal Admiration

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Just half an hour from our delightful Port Isaac accommodation, the Camel Valley Vineyard is the latest of many Cornish enterprises to hit the headlines.

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Glorious Gardens of Cornwall Planning for 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The fabulous Cornish climate means that the region has a wide variety of beautiful and exotic gardens just waiting to be discovered.
At the top …

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2017 Record Year for Whale and Dolphin Sightings

Monday, March 12, 2018

The stunning Cornish coast seems to be as attractive to whales and dolphins as it is to humans.
According to the Cornish Guardian, hundreds of …

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Pop’s Mega-stars Head to Cornwall in 2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Music festivals in Cornwall are attracting some of the biggest names in pop this coming year.
The Eden Sessions, held at the unique and exquisite …

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Steam Train Nominated for Cornish Heritage Awards

Thursday, February 15, 2018

A gleaming, stylish and fully-functioning tank engine, carefully restored by the enthusiasts of the Bodmin and Wenford Railway, has been shortlisted for 2018’s ‘Object of …

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Cornwall Takes Off Towards The Space Age

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Cornwall could become the first location in the UK to offer commercial space flights as soon as 2020 according to a report in the Cornish …

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Protecting & Enjoying the Beautiful Cornish Coast

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The stunning Pentire headland, just south of Port Isaac on the North Cornish coast is to benefit from a wildlife-focussed management plan by its owners, …

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Cornish Gins Receive the Highest Accolades

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Based on an original recipe by the Cornish grandfather of the current distiller, made in Cornwall at Trevethan Distillery in Saltash and created using botanicals …

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Unearthing Cornwall’s Ancient Heritage

Monday, January 15, 2018

Discoveries of Roman coin hoards in various parts of Cornwall over recent years are hinting at the county’s rich and varied trading and ritual history, …

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Cornwall Lights Up Christmas

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Spectacular light displays illuminated the beauty and magic of some of Cornwall’s most stunning sites this Christmas.
A breath-taking laser and music show formed the …

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Cornish Cheese World Champion

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

A Cornish cheese has recently been named World Champion in the 2017 World Cheese Awards in London.
Made by Lynher Dairies Cheese Company, in Ponsanooth, …

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North Cornwall Draws in the Rich and Famous

Monday, December 11, 2017

The beaches and beauty of the North Cornish coast have tempted former prime minister, David Cameron and his wife, Samantha, to purchase a new property …

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Explore the Myths of Tintagel Castle

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Plans are afoot to give the public easier access to the alleged birthplace of King Arthur.
Two exciting new developments will transform access to the …

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Is the Beast of Bodmin Prowling North Cornwall?

Monday, November 20, 2017

Sightings of a mysterious big cat have been a feature of North Cornwall over the past 20 to 30 years and, according to the Cornish …

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Bloodhound Chases Land Speed Record in Cornwall

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

A supersonic car, aiming to achieve 1000mph speeds and thus break the current world record, is currently undergoing tests in Cornwall.
According to the Cornish …

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Ghostly Happenings in North Cornwall

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Two of the UK’s allegedly ‘most haunted sites’ are to be found just 30 minutes from Port Isaac.
Competing for this ghoulish title, both Jamaica …

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Exploring the Megaliths of Ancient Cornwall

Monday, November 6, 2017

Ancient and medieval man has left his mark right across Cornwall. Stone circles, burial chambers, hill forts and standing stones dating back thousands of years …

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Port Isaac RNLI Updates

Monday, October 30, 2017

The RNLI in Port Isaac has continued its fabulous work this year with numerous call-outs to search for and rescue both people and animals along …

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Port Isaac Benefits from Doc Martin Fund

Monday, October 23, 2017

Filming for the latest Doc Martin series may have finished (see below) but Port Isaac continues to benefit from the programme’s association with the village.

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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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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.