Portscatho in Cornwall UK

On the east coast of the rapturously beautiful Roseland Peninsula, flowers the pretty village of Portscatho. For centuries this ancient village has quietly thrived and slowly spread its mesmerising magic...

Secret Beach
The golden sand and shingle beach of Portscatho is one of Cornwalls best kept secrets. This little hidden getaway is a haven of fun and romance. Your family will enjoy playing around the warm sand, and swimming in the cool blues.

And at night, this beautiful beach comes alive with enchantment! Do take a slow stroll on the pale sands, along the incandescent waters... the beach bathed in the cascading silver moonlight is an ethereal experience thatll linger with you for a long time...

Pilchards And The Port
Portscatho is ancient Cornish tongue for “cove of boats”. The fishing community of Portscatho has prospered for generations, on the rich harvest of pilchards, mackerel and lobsters, of its fertile river. Theres a small slipway leading up to the tiny port. Here you can watch the fisher-folk set off in their delightful dinghies. You too can hire a tiny boat from one of the friendly fishermen, and try your luck. You may just end up landing the catch of the day!

Medieval Church Of Portscatho
In the heart of this humble hamlet, youll find a marvellous medieval church. This church has held a place of honour for centuries. It has been the centre of faith for generations of Portscatho fishing families.
Till date, the village folk gather together in this quaint church, for prayers, special events, weddings and celebrations. Its depiction of Cornish architecture, and its ancient air of peace and calm, will entrance you...

The Coast And The Countryside
You can go on a refreshing walk, along the charming coast-line and the blossoming countryside. The views along this circular walking path are a treat for the senses. The playful sea-breeze will flirt with your hair, while the various sea-birds call out to you in pleasure. The hypnotising sound of the water will sedate you, as the fresh salty sea-air fills your lungs...
This path soon curves into the countryside, where a rhapsody of colours unravels before your eyes. Amongst the tall brown ancient trees grow thick stocky green bushes. And all around, peeping merrily, are joyful bunches of vivid wild-flowers, blooming in uninhibited delight...
This beautiful stroll will remain a precious memory for a long time...

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