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Castle Cottage
Port Isaac

£459 - £1010 per week
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Based close to the heart of Port Isaac, this quaint and cosy 18th Century cottage is perfectly situated for those looking to relax and soak up the atmosphere of this vibrant, picturesque fishing village. Based over three floors with views of Doc Martin's house from the top bedroom, this quintessentially Cornish home is perfect for couples or small families. A woodburner in the open plan living area is a welcome treat when the evenings cool, whilst the stable door allows fresh sea air to cool you on a hot summer's day.

Explore the winding cobbles and you will be spoilt for choice with delicious eateries and independent gift shops. For a real treat Nathan Outlaw's Fish Kitchen is just a ten minute walk away, where you can enjoy a feast of locally sourced seafood. Take a guided tour of the village or further afield to Tintagel, or explore the stunning coast on the water from the neighbouring Port Quin where you can enjoy a guided kayak tour of the North Coast with Cornish Coast Adventures.

Entrance

via a narrow cobbled lane into:

Sitting/dining/kitchen area

two sofas, TV, woodburner, dining table and four chairs, electric oven and hob, fridge with ice box, stairs to first floor.

Bathroom

small bath with shower attachment, WC and basin.

Bedroom 1

double bed, compact en suite wet room with shower, WC and basin, stairs to second floor.

Bedroom 2

twin beds, TV, DVD, sofa, sea views.

Utility room

accessed from the front of the cottage, washing machine, tumble dryer and basin.

Additional information

woodburner, ground floor under floor heating, electric heating, narrow and at times steep access to the cottage so may not be suitable for those with limited mobility, pedestrian access only to cottage, WiFi, one dog welcome, short breaks available.

 
 

Excellent cottage and service. Very good location and we had a great holiday.

May 2021

Great cottage in the heart of Port Isaac tucked away a little so you dont have other tourists peering in the windows. The access to the cottage is quite steep but dont be put off as we travelled with an older relative who although was a little worried at first managed quite well.

April 2021

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Port Isaac Holidays

Port Isaac offers everything you need for a self-catering holiday; great restaurants, beautiful beaches, and plenty to discover nearby. Head a little further south to explore the beautiful harbour town of Padstow, or northwards, where you'll find the world-famous Tintagel. Find out more about day trips from Port Isaac.

Dining out in Port Isaac

Port Isaac is blessed with a number of excellent restaurants, including the renowned Nathan Outlaw's Fish Kitchen right on the harbour front. Take a look at our blog about restaurants in Port Isaac to find out more.

Things to do in Port Isaac

Holidays in Port Isaac are all about the stunning scenery, right on the doorstep. Whether you choose to explore by foot, bike, car, or boat, this stretch of coastline certainly won't disappoint. Hit the Camel Trail for a cycle ride to remember, take a fishing trip and catch your own supper, or if that seems a bit too energetic, a dolphin-spotting trip can be just the ticket! Read more about things to do in Port Isaac.

 

Local events

Rock Oyster Festival

A food and music festival on the banks of the Camel Estuary featuring live music, performing arts, endless entertainment for kids, and of course fantastic seafood.

30th July - 1st August 2021

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Newquay Boardmasters Festival

Be part of the UK's biggest surf, skate and music festival at this year's 'Boardmasters', held in the popular seaside resort of Newquay. Enjoy music performed by Gorillaz, Dizzee Rascal, Jamie XX, The Kooks and more!

11th - 15th August 2021

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Bude Jazz Festival

Top UK and international jazz, blues, swing and boogie bands make up the Bude Jazz festival, with over 120 events including street parades, late night jam sessions and a dance marquee.

31st August - 3rd September 2021

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Newquay Fish Festival

A three-day celebration of all things seafoodie! Barbecued fish on the beach; cooking demos from the best of the best; fish merchants selling the freshest seafood imaginable - ready for you to take back to your holiday home and cook up using your newly-learned skills!

10th - 12th September 2021

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Lusty Glaze Sundowner Sessions

Every year Lusty Glaze beach hosts their Sundowner Sessions - an opportunity to watch your favourite artsits perform live in the stunning setting of the natural ampitheatre provided by the cliffs at Lusty Glaze. 

3rd October 2021

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Bude Blues, Rhythm and Rock Festival

For the first time the Bude Blues, Rhythm and Rock Festival will be taking place across three days in November, featuring Wishbone Ash, Focus and Thorbjorn Risager.

5th - 7th November 2021

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Santa by Steam

Join Santa and his elves aboard his magical steam train as you journey through the Cornish countryside. On the hour long journey, children will get to meet and greet Santa, recieve a present and have their photograph taken. 

TBC December 2021

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Padstow Christmas Festival

Rick Stein, Paul Ainsworth and Nathan Outlaw will be flying the flag for Cornwall at this year’s 10th annual Padstow Christmas Festival. Enjoy chef demonstrations, live music, food and craft stalls, and meet Santa in his grotto. 

2nd - 5th December 2021

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Santa at Lappa Valley Steam Railway

On selected dates between the 4th and 24th December, board the Santa Express to Santa's grotto where children will recieve a gift from Father Christmas. There will also be children's entertainment, mince pies, and mulled wine for the adults!

4th - 24th December 2021

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Rogue Theatre Winter Wood

Created by Cornwall’s award winning Rogue Theatre, Winter Wood is an adventure for families and those who still believe in magic. Let the faeries lead the way with stories and songs to Old Man Winter, who will weave a tale and reveal the path to a wondrous festivity of wintry marvels.

TBC 2021

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Boscastle Walking Week

Boscastle Walking Week is an annual event which has grown in popularity over the years. Organised by local people with local knowledge, you'll be guided on some of the most beautiful walks along the Cornish coastline, amid woods and streams and on rambles to secluded waterfalls.

April 2022

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St Endellion Easter Festival

St Endellion Church provides a magical setting for this classical music concert, which features opera, choral and orchestral music over nine days. Musicians visit from all over the world to perform at this special concert.

9th - 17th April 2022

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Padstow 'Obby Oss' Festival

This colourful tradition that takes place in the harbour town of Padstow. Locals decorate the town with flags, flowers, greenery and a flagpole. The crowds are greeted by the swirling and dancing 'osses' who parade through the town, followed by the 'Teazer' who dances along behind. 

1st May 2022

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Bolster Festival

Bolster festival in St Agnes celebrates the demise of the legend of Bolster the giant. The community re-enact the life and downful of the giant as they parade through the streets and down to the cliffs overlooking Chapel Porth beach. 

TBC 2022

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Royal Cornwall Show

This three-day event is the highlight of Cornwall's agricultural year, showcasing the very best of Cornwall's rural lifestyle. The event is packed with activities, competitions, food and craft demonstrations and stalls, displays, music, and, or course, lots of animals!

June 2022

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Tropical Pressure Festival

Head to Mount Pleasant Eco Park to join in with the park's annual festival celebrating the rich cultures of Africa, Latin America and the caribbean. Enjoy live music, dance and food throughout the weekend. 

15th - 17th July 2022

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Bude Carnival

First held in 1920, Bude Carnival is an annual event where money rasied is donated to local charities and orgaisations. Join in with the carnival celebrations for a fun filled day of music, dance and competition! 

13th August 2022

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Santa's Grotto & Elf Emporium

Meet Father Christmas, decorate gingerbread, make Reindeer food and have a festive day out at the Milky Way Adventure Park near Bude. At the elf emporium, new for 2018, children can write letters to the North Pole and take part in other fun activities. Online booking essential. 

TBC 2022

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What our guests say...

We know how important honest reviews are when it comes to booking your holiday. To help you choose the right property for you, we publish all reviews left by guests who have stayed here in the past, with the few exceptions stated in our Review Guidelines. Please bear in mind that some facilities referred to by past guests in reviews can be removed or changed at any time.

Excellent cottage and service. Very good location and we had a great holiday.

Great cottage in the heart of Port Isaac tucked away a little so you dont have other tourists peering in the windows. The access to the cottage is quite steep but dont be put off as we travelled with an older relative who although was a little worried at first managed quite well.

Lovely cottage, well equipped and very comfortable with nice furnishings. Very close to shops and restaurants. No parking space and car park is a few minutes walk away so can be tricky to unload/load luggage. That apart had a lovely stay in a beautiful cottage.

Castle cottage is a lovely place to stay right in the centre of town. Fabulous views from the top of the house. Great location and well equipped and maintained. Space is suitable for a couple or small family. I took my teenage son, so the internet connection was vital and happily was excellent throughout our weekend stay!

An ideal location in Port Isaac. Unlike some properties that were located right on the main street which can get quite busy with tourists this was set back so nice and quiet. Its worth noting that you can't take cars into the village so be prepared to walk a good mile from your car to accommodation. Some of it is quite up hill if you park in the main car park. We were fine but if you have mobility challenges it will be tough.

Reply from Aspects Holidays

Thank you very much for your review. We were delighted to see how much you liked the more peaceful location of Castle Cottage; it is nice to be within walking distance of the harbour but away from the hustle and bustle. Whilst the car parking facilities maybe a fair walk from the property, we hope that you agree it is well worth the stroll when you arrive to the property and the lack of cars within the village helps to provide a special experience when walking around. Thanks again for your feedback, we hope to see you again soon! Ben, Customer Services

What a gem of a cottage. Stones throw away from the sea and a pub was perfect. Gorgeous bedding and comfortable bed. The views from the top bedroom was stunning and we often sat in the morning on the large stools with a coffee or a glass of wine at night to listen to the waves. Truly wonderful holiday.

We had a lovely relaxed break in Port Isaac and Castle Cottage. It was great being so close to the village heart, but also to step back in to your own space away from the crowds when you wanted.

We are not new visitors to Cornwall ( over fifty years!) However, this was our first stay in Port Isaac and it did not disappoint. Castle Cottage offers an excellent location; The Golden Lion is literally at the end if the path,as are the numerous gift shops and cafes. As with all quaint Cornish harbour villages be prepared for some steep climbs!

Typical Cornwall. Whats not to like. Enjoy.

Lovely place to stay, so near centre of Port Isaac. Very cosy and well furnished, loft studio ideal for someone who wants their own space. Would recommend you try and park nearby just for a few minutes to offload and load your luggage etc as very steep climb up and down to car park.

Beautiful cottage, in a great location.

Quaint cottage in fantastic location in port issac

Our 3 stay at Castle Cottage and we enjoyed every minute. The cottage is so welcoming, clean and comfy. The views from the top bedroom are brilliant and we even spotted Doc Martin being filmed outside his house from the top window! The new laundry room is very useful and shower is fantastic! It really is home from home. We love it here!

Castle Cottage is lovely. It's well equipped, located right in the heart of Port Isaac and has some lovely views. 100m from the pub too!

A cosy, warm and well appointed cottage. We had a very comfortable stay. The cottage has a lovely ambience and we felt really at home. The centre of the village is a very short walk away, so handy for the local pubs and restaurants. Would highly recommend this cottage.

The cottage was beautifully furnished, equipt with everything and perfectly situated. We couldn't have asked for more. The service from Aspect was faultless. Very impressed.

A lovely cottage to stay in - and in a good location, ideal as a base for day trips to St.Ives, Boscastle and Port Gaverne is worth a visit too - the pub is cosy and has a great view.

Would recommend castle cottage as a wonderful comfortable stay in a beautiful location.

We had a fantastic second visit at Castle Cottage. The location of the property is so convenient and it’s great to find a cottage in Port Isaac which is dog friendly. The house has everything you could want and more! The twin bedroom ond the third floor is beautiful and what a view too! The house was clean and beautifully furnished. We look forwards to coming back in the near future!

A very comfortable stay at Castle Cottage. The cottage was warm and welcoming. The views from top floor bedroom were fabulous. Great location in the heart of the village. A most memorable New Years break, looking forward to returning in May. 

Great location for the pub, cafes and restaurants, as well as the fishing beach. Fun character property with quirky features and a great sea view from the top floor.