Activities in Cornwall
South West Coast path
The South West Coast path runs right through Porthleven. Porthleven is the perfect place to stop off and stay in our Artist Loft B&B or in one of our cottages is you want to explore the path from here. See our blog: Wonderful Walks with Vistas and Views or if you are having a Cornwall holiday with your dog, take a look at our Dog Friendly Walks near Porthleven blog.
Penrose, National Trust
Our local National Trust Property is very popular with locals and visitors. Penrose Estate offers the biggest natural lake in Cornwall, ancient forest and beach walks.
Hire bikes from Porthleven Cycle Hire at the boating lake in Helston or take a walk. Take a break at the Stables Cafe for delicious cake and coffee . You can also walk the loop around from Porthleven, taking in views across Looe Bar towards the Lizard.
Take a look at the maps to plan your route.
On the water
Stand up Paddleboarding
Porthleven harbour is fabulous for all sorts of activities on the water. Vertical Blue is located right here in Porthleven and offers Stand up Paddleboarding, adventure days, kayaking and mountain biking.
Boat trips can be booked on the Starfish.
One of the best surfing reefs in the UK, Porthleven is very popular on the right day!
The Ultimate Cornwall Visitor Guide
Local tourism insiders share their favourite 90 things to do in Cornwall
From quaint fishing villages, to jaw-dropping beaches and legends of old, Cornwall is an enchanting place to visit. Here, local tourism insiders share their 90 favourite things to do and places to go – uncovering Cornwall’s hidden gems with more than 100 stunning photos to help you plan your visit.