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Porthtowan is a good holiday spot if you want an accommodation with a pool. A few of the offers there provide one. Also, more house rentals have pools than any other type of property. They are a great choice if you go in a group of 6, as that is the number of people they can welcome on average. You could also rent a holiday letting providing a pool near the water, which is the case for all of the properties there. In Porthtowan, there are many options in case you're looking for an accommodation that welcomes pets. Pet-friendly rentals in Porthtowan have an average price of £196 a night. You can also find various accommodation options if you would prefer to stay near the city centre, as a few of the pet-friendly properties are less than 2 kilometres away from the centre of the city.
The Weather in Porthtowan
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Above is a climate diagram for Porthtowan. July is the warmest month of the year in Porthtowan, with temperatures reaching an average daily maximum of 19°. Conversely, February is the coolest month in Porthtowan, with temperatures falling below 4°. The rainiest month is January, while the driest month is April.
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Accommodation options for your holiday in Porthtowan
In Porthtowan, nearly half of the accommodation options in Porthtowan are house rentals, which represent 40.63% of the available properties. These properties have a median size of 112 m² and a median price of £206 per night. Furthermore, these properties are a great option if you're going in a group of 6, as that's the average number of guests that house rentals are able to host in Porthtowan. Apartment rentals are the other most frequently offered type of accommodation in Porthtowan. Our data reveals that the median price of apartment rentals is £126 per night for an area of 73 m².
Enjoy your Cornwall stay in a Porthtowan holiday cottage
Located on the northern coast of Cornwall, between Newquay and St Ives, the pretty village of Porthtowan is a great choice for visitors who want to experience unspoilt Cornwall. Choose from spending the day on the beach, or discovering more about the area's fascinating heritage and culture when you stay in Porthtowan accommodation.
What are the best places to discover the arts and culture of Porthtowan?
For centuries, Cornwall's main industry was the mining of metals. Today, visitors can see artisans creating beautiful items of jewellery before their eyes at Cornwall Gold. Using locally-sourced precious metals and stones in the making of their peculiarly Cornish designs, this is a great place to pick up a unique souvenir of your stay. Head a few miles north to the coastal town of St Agnes, where the local museum is home to fine artworks of local dignitaries as well as other artefacts relating to the fascinating history of this part of the UK.
What are the best activities for families in Porthtowan?
A day at the beach
Porthtowan's vast beach is the number one attraction for families visiting the area. The shallow bay makes the beach ideal for surfing, though the waves here can be a bit tricky for absolute beginners. Take a day trip to the King Edward Mine Museum in nearby Redruth to discover more about Cornwall's intriguing industrial heritage. See photographs of miners and mining artefacts, and watch a live demonstration of how tin was processed in the early days.
Where are the unique attractions in Porthtowan?
Hikers have lots of routes to choose from, whether along the dramatic coastline or inland, in nature reserves or country parks such as Tehidy. Now the largest woodland in Cornwall, walkers can follow way-marked paths through Tehidy Country Park. Kennall Vale nature reserve is another woodland, though with an interesting industrial past. The area was also home to a gunpowder factory; hikers will find themselves stumbling on the original factory buildings as they explore.
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