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Porthleven

An unspoilt fishing village which has a distinctive harbour. Gift shops, galleries, restaurants and friendly pubs trade amongst fishmongers, boat builders and chandlers. A large clock tower overlooks the harbours, with sheltering granite breakwaters. Extending south from the harbour is a magnificent shingle beach which leads to Loe Pool, Cornwall’s largest lake set in the National Trust owned Penrose estate with wooded walks along its banks. Porthleven is a good resting point when walking the South West Coastal Path and a starting point for shorter coastal walks.

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