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Port Isaac Beach

Port Isaac, Cornwall

Port Isaac is a very picturesque and still working Cornish fishing village with white washed cottages and steep narrow streets leading down to an ancient sheltered harbour. The beach is protected by an ancient breakwater, and the village was once famed as a smugglers haunt. Great local pubs and a locally renowned fish restaurant near the harbourside.

Beach Type



There are local shops
Pubs and a post office in Port Isaac



Nature and Wildlife

Interesting cliff top walks to neighbouring bays using the South West Coast path.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Tourist Information

Padstow TIC Tel: 01841 533449


Nearest town: Port Isaac
County: Cornwall
Latitude/Longitude: 50.5928, -4.83313
Postcode: PL29 3RG
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Travelling south on the A39. turn off shortly before Camelford. signposted Delabole. Go through Delabole along the B3144 for around 15 miles until you see signs for Port Isaac on the right. From the South. take the B3144 from Wadebridge and agin. fol

Public Transport

Bus route 584


Limited parking.

Nearby Car Parks

Port Isaac, Port Isaac (Long stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Trewetha Lane, Port Isaac (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Port Quinn, Trelights (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Lundy Bay, Pentireglaze (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Menefreda Way, St Minver (Unknown stay).
About 2.9 miles away
Leadmines, Pentireglaze (Unknown stay).
About 3.4 miles away
New Polzeath, New Polzeath (Long stay).
About 3.8 miles away
Polzeath Beach, Polzeath (Long stay).
About 3.9 miles away
Tristram, Polzeath (Unknown stay).
About 4 miles away
Trebetherick, Trebetherick (Unknown stay).
About 4.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Port Isaac