The growing number of art galleries and craft shops offering work by local artists makes Porthleven a great place for shopping too.
Painters, sculptors, potters, basket weavers, carvers and jewellery designers are among the many Cornish craftsmen that can be found in the boutique shops.
Carla Regler has made a name for herself with her beautiful landscapes of Cornwall and abroad. Browse her gallery next to the deli for fine art prints and award winning images of Porthleven storms. www.carlaregler.com
The Old Lifeboat House is a unique historic building perched on the rocks on the outer edge of the harbour. www.theoldlifeboathouse.org
Tel: 01326 564010
The gallery features inspiring work by both South West artists and others from the UK including original paintings and prints, ceramics, glasswork, woodwork and jewellery. They also offer a framing service. www.cornwall-art.co.uk
Tel: 01326 562828
A gallery of distinction offering a selection from Cornwall’s best-known artists and craftspeople.
Tel: 01326 572671
Specialising in Stained glass, leaded lights and Tiffany lamps. The Stained Glass Studio