Port Isaac Cottages

A quintessential Cornish fishing village, it is a popular holiday destination so there are plenty of self catering cottages in Port Isaac to choose from. When you think of a Cornish seaside destination, images of Port Isaac will come to mind. With fisherman's cottages forming narrow winding streets leading steeply down to the stone walled harbour, dotted with colourful vessels of all shapes and sizes. 

Many of the streets here are so traditional and narrow, including the aptly-named ‘Squeezebelly Alley', a car is not an option so leave it behind while you take to exploring the architecture by foot. Many of the old buildings are listed as being of historical importance and certainly add to the ambience. The fishing industry is still at work here, left over from its days as a busy coastal port in the mid-19th Century.
Port Isaac cottages and Harbour Coast path near Port Isaac
The inspiration for many a painting, there are plenty of photo opportunities to be had with the lobster cages and wooden rowing boats along the harbour wall. Set down on the seashore, the surrounding area is very hilly and steep, which allows for far reaching views, and several pretty streams wind their way down to the waterfront. Take a boat trip for a spot of sea fishing or just a scenic float-along during the holiday season or walk along the coastal path for panoramic sea views and dramatic cliffs.

The village of Port Isaac, is now most recognisable as Port Wenn, thanks to being chosen as the setting for the television series, Doc Martin. However, many other movies and tv programs have been filmed here such as ‘Saving Grace' (again, starring Martin Clunes) and ‘Amy Foster' with Sir Ian McKellen. It was also frequently used as a set for the Poldark series. The locals are very welcoming and are a tourist attraction in their own right with the formation of Port Isaac's Fisherman's Friends - a group of Cornish shanty singers with a strong following.

A holiday in a Port Isaac cottage will be an excellent way to explore the north coast as there are many good beaches nearby such as the surfing beach of Polzeath and the family-friendly wide stretch of sand at Daymer Bay, which is also dog-friendly. It's only a short drive to bigger towns such as Padstow, famed for its Rick Stein dominated restaurants, and Tintagel with the historic castle ruins. Being on the north coast, it is close to the Camel Trail which follows the River Camel to Padstow, an excellent cycling, walking or horse riding route.
The coast around Port Isaac

We have 47 self catering cottages in Port Isaac to show you...

7 bedroom holiday home with sea views in Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


Stroma is a Victorian semi-detached house perched above the cove at Port Isaac overlooking Port Gaverne and its sheltered beach. With stunning sea views from the sitting-area and f...

  • Sleeps 11 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £965 - £2984

6 bedroom, dog friendly home with sea views in Port Isaac, Cornwall.


Situated up above Port Isaac, Anchorage nestles amongst its elegant neighbours in a popular terrace overlooking Port Gaverne cove on the north Cornish coast. From its elevated posi...

  • Sleeps 12 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £931 - £3836 *

* Includes 25% off for parties up to 8 + cot on selected dates. Bedrooms 4 and 6 are excluded at the discounted rate.

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3 bedroom cottage with sea views in Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


Probably enjoying the best sea views in the village from almost every room, this stunning 200 year old cottage overlooks Port Isaac and its picturesque harbour. Enchanting Mount Pl...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £621 - £1734

7 bedroom, dog friendly home with sea views in Port Isaac, Cornwall.


Silver Spray's clifftop location has to be one of the most breathtaking in Cornwall! Overlooking Port Gaverne cove and Port Isaac – famous for the television programme Doc Martin, ...

  • Sleeps 14 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1620 - £4695

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4 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach in Port Isaac, Cornwall.


Want the best of both worlds, then look no further than Trefreock Barn. The beautiful rural setting will ensure you totally unwind and relax, yet you are only minutes from all the ...

  • Sleeps 8
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £493 - £1836 *

* Includes 25% off for parties up to 4 on selected dates. Only two of the bedrooms are available at the discounted rate.

1 bedroom, dog-friendly cottage with sea views in Port Isaac.


The view from Rumps Ahead is astounding. Across the fields from this fabulous detached single-storey barn conversion, the sea view is framed by ‘The Rumps’ headland and Doyden Cast...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Thu

Price per week £474 - £895

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage in Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


Tucked away in the unspoilt village of Trelights and close to the popular village of Port Isaac, Brambledene is everything you could wish for from a beautiful and charming Cornish ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £506 - £1100

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage in Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


The Old Post Office, in the north Cornwall coastal hamlet of Trelights, is as characterful a cottage as you could wish for. With parking across the road, the garden path shared wit...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £374 - £860

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2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


Only two miles from Port Isaac of ‘Doc Martin’ fame and set within a 3.6 acre wildlife haven, Pottery Cottage is a characterful single-storey, stone-built barn designed and furnish...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £424 - £1082

2 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Port Isaac, North Cornwall.


The Carriage House is a contemporary style cottage located close to a stunning stretch of the North Cornish coastline. This single-storey detached cottage has its own enclosed gard...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £394 - £985

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