Elevated Polperro accommodation with views of the harbour & village

Elevated Polperro accommodation with views of the harbour & village

Picturesque fishing village Polperro on the south east Cornish coast is thought by many to be one of Cornwall's most beautiful coastal villages. Situated between Looe and Fowey, Polperro's little harbour is framed by cliffs. The village is reached down a winding road off the A387 from Looe leading through the steep wooded valley. Polperro's narrow roads are no bigger than footpaths in places, so there is restricted access for cars. Tourists are asked to park on the outskirts at the northern edge of the village, and walk the half-mile route into the village centre. Across the summer season an electric trolley, minibus or horse bus services are available into the village. If you are staying in a B&B, hotel, holiday home or apartment in the village you will usually be amongst the few granted access by car. Check with individual accommodations on village access when booking.

The maze of narrow streets in the village centre and the old village area around the harbour contain many excellent inns, cafes, restaurants, small galleries and shops selling crafts, pottery, jewellery and gifts. Polperro is a real champion of Cornish local produce and fresh fish straight from the catch. You'll find a fish market in the old village around the harbour.

Attractions & Festival

Attractions in the village include the Polperro Museum, detailing the fishing and smuggling heritage of the area, and the Polperro Model Village which is a replica of the village itself, complete with a model railway. Visit the village in mid to late June and enjoy Polperro Festival events which include live music and comedy, a carnival procession and a variety of stalls and activities.

Coastal Walking & Beaches

Much of the coastline and beaches around Polperro and Looe is cared for by the National Trust. The South West Coast Path along this unspoilt coast is particularly scenic, offering a variety of coastal walking opportunities for all abilities. The coast path stretches for five miles between Polperro and Looe, taking in beautiful Talland Bay en-route. In Polperro village there is a small, sheltered sandy beach with a famous naturally formed tidal swimming pool nestling in the rocks behind the Netloft in Polperro harbour. At Talland Bay, just 1.5 miles east of Polperro there are two small beaches great for rock pools, and one is sandy. Unspoilt cliff downland features along the South West Coast Path between Polperro and Talland.

Where to Stay

Accommodation choice in unspoilt Polperro includes charming fisherman's and smuggler's cottages, luxury lodges, award-winning holiday homes and in between Polperro and Looe sit great family holiday villages with all inclusive leisure and entertainment facilities. Several elevated holiday homes, B&Bs and small hotels are available in the village centre.

Accommodation in Polperro

  • Near Looe   (3.2 miles from the centre of Polperro)
    Sleeps 6
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    £314
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    Characterful 3 bedroom Cornwall cottage dating back to the 1760's. Close to Looe and Polperro with a well equipped kitchen, four poster bedroom & real fire. Pet friendly. Sleeps 6.
     
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  • Polruan   (4.9 miles from the centre of Polperro)
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    £14
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    Spectacularly situated camping and caravan pitches on the edge of Polruan village just a few metres from the coast path with WiFi, on-site shop, laundry room and hot showers.
     
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  • Looe   (0.9 miles from the centre of Polperro)
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    £195
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    Family friendly holiday park with a range of caravans and chalets overlooking Talland Bay near Looe. Indoor pool, kids club, entertainment, free WiFi, bar meals and playground.
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  • Looe   (2.9 miles from the centre of Polperro)
    Sleeps 6
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    £210
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    A fantastic range of well appointed self catering cottages in Looe & Polperro, inspected by Quality in Cornwall. Set in a beautiful countryside location. On site pool & spa.
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  • Near Looe   (3.1 miles from the centre of Polperro)
    Sleeps 2
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    £228
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 2
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    Delightful one bedroom cottage close to Looe & Polperro with half tester bed, outdoor seating, well equipped kitchen & additional folding bed in bedroom. Pet friendly. Sleeps 2.
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  • Looe   (3.2 miles from the centre of Polperro)
    Sleeps 4
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    £250
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    Self-catering cottage providing Looe accommodation near the Cornish coast, with excellent on-site leisure facilities. Ideal for families. Pets welcome.
     
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  • Looe   (1.7 miles from the centre of Polperro)
    Sleeps 8
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    £139
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 6-8
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    Family friendly Hoseasons holiday park near Looe with indoor pool, entertainment, kid's club, Wi-Fi, games room & children's play area. Dog friendly. Caravans for up to 8 people.
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  • Polperro   (0.7 miles from the centre of Polperro)
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    £129
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 6-4
     
    Family fun leisure park in Polperro on the South Cornwall coast with indoor pool, play areas, sauna, tennis, kids club and entertainment. Close to beaches. Sleep 6-12.
     
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  • Looe   (1.9 miles from the centre of Polperro)
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    £129
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 6
     
    Choice of self catering apartment or Silver and Gold caravans in the grounds of a Manor House, Looe.
     
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  • Polperro   (1.0 miles from the centre of Polperro)
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    £136
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 2-8
     
    Hoseasons self catering caravans & bungalows located between the fishing villages of Looe & Polperro
     
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