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Seagull Cottage Portreath

£449 - £1500

If you're looking for a property where you can walk to the beach, then Seagull Cottage is the perfect choice! Enjoy a morning coffee on the patio whilst the children play on the sand right on the doorstep. No need to trouble yourself with a packed lunch for your day at the beach, just take the short stroll back along the beach and make the most of the well-equipped spacious kitchen. Seagull Cottage is ideal for families looking for a seaside break away in this lovely part of Cornwall.

With a stream that ebbs down to the sea (perfect for a paddle), Portreath beach is a popular family destination. With many stunning walks to be enjoyed in the area this is a great coastal escape at any time of the year. Nearby Tehidy Country Park is a great place for the children to explore and burn off some energy, before heading back to Seagull Cottage to enjoy dinner on the patio.

Sitting area

two sofas, TV, DVD, electric feature fire, sea views.

Kitchen/dining area

electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, washing machine, table and six chairs, doors to conservatory.


sofa, doors to courtyard and garage.

Family bathroom

bath with shower over, WC and basin.

Bedroom 1

twin beds, TV/DVD and docking station.

Bedroom 2

king size bed, TV, sea views.

Bedroom 3

twin bunk beds, sea views.

Outside area

terrace, with picnic table, direct access to the beach, sea views.

Additional information

electric central heating, due to the close proximity to the sea, please supervise children when using the outside area, please note the parking is in the garage suitable for a small/medium sized car, garage entrance dimetions: 7ft X 6.4ft. WiFi, up to two dogs welcome, short breaks available.


Seagull Cottage is a clean, comfortable, dog-friendly property in a quiet location close to Portreath's beautiful sandy beach and coastal walks. It has a lovely enclosed patio in front with a picnic table. We found it a very good base for exploring the north coast.

Mrs Usvyut
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Located just 5 miles North of Reduth, Portreath (meaning sandy cove) is a great place to explore the stunning scenery of the North Cornwall coastline. This part of Cornwall is renowned for its beautiful walks, and Portreath is no different. Walk east to Porthtowan or West to Basset’s Cove; either way you’ll be treated to gorgeous views. 

With excellent road links, you can easily reach Truro, Newquay, St Ives, Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan. Holiday cottages in Portreath make a great base from which to explore all that Cornwall has to offer.

Portreath Beach

If you fancy staying put, a trip to the beach offers a great family day out. Portreath beach is lifeguarded during the summer and as such is popular with families. It’s also ideal for surfing, and is a popular surf spot (as featured on our blog) with the locals. There are surf shops, beach shops, café’s and toilets on the beach front with other facilities including 3 pubs in the village itself. Dog’s are welcome on the beach in the off-season.

Just off the beach at Portreath is the tiny island of Gull Rock. Home to a variety of bird species this is a good spot for birdwatchers if you can get a close enough view!

Kayakers can experience adventurous to the east and west and to offshore islands where you can experience the views of the coastline from a different perspective, visit secluded beaches and explore caves in the cliff face.  West Cornwall Adventures are on hand to show you the ropes at kayaking, surfing and coasteering for anyone who fancies a go. 

With a stream running into the sea, and a distinctive harbour, Portreath is a beautiful place to enjoy a holiday. Portreath’s first harbour was built in 1713 by mining adventurers needing a port for their minerals. The remnants of the second harbour that made Portreath a coastal port in 1760 still exist today. 


If you haven’t brought your bike with you, cycle hire is available on the road to nearby Porthtowan, which means you’ve got no excuse not to take advantage of the cycling trails in the area. From your holiday cottage in Portreath, you can cycle The Mining Trail path that follows the old tram lines across the county from coast to coast, finishing up at Devoran resting on Restronguet Creek just a few miles from Truro Cathedral.

Take a look around

Just outside Portreath, Tehidy Country Park has 250 acres of woodland, lakes, bridleways, cycling and nature trails with several ponds and a lake with an array of waterfowl.  Illogan Woods is adjacent to Portreath with picturesque bubbling streams and a circular walk leading to the 14th century church tower of Illogan.

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Local events

Fifteen Autumn Fayre

Amazing local produce, delicious fresh food and cookery demonstrations by Cornwall's best chefs.

Market located at Watergate Bay.

TBC Autumn 2017 

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Santa by Steam

Join Santa and his elves aboard his magical steam train as you journey through the Cornish countryside. Awaiting Santa on the platform, you'll be entertained with carols performed by Liskeard band. On the hour long journey, children will get to meet and greet Santa, recieve a present and have their photograph taken. The grown-ups aren't forgotten either - you'll recieve a mince pie and seasonal drink!

2nd Dec - 24th Dec 2017

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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. For your chance to see chef demonstartions, head to the festival stage or to the Sharp's Chefs' Theatre - the demonstartions are all free to attend!

Why not make the most of your visit to Padstow and pop into the Chrsitmas market where you will find an array of food goodies and handmade gifts to purchase. There will also be a selection of live music to enjoy, and you can take the children to meet Santa in his grotto!

7th Dec - 10th Dec 2017

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Rogue Theatre Winter Wood

Created by Cornwall’s award winning highly visual Rogue Theatre, Winter Wood is an adventure for families and those who still believe in Magic.

Pass through the Woodland Gate and follow the twisting path. Let the faeries and woodland spirits lead the way with stories and songs. Follow the wandering path and meet Old Man Winter who will weave a tale and reveal the path to your fantastical destination, an enchanted celebration, and a wondrous festivity of wintry marvels.

9th Dec - 30th Dec 2017 

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St Pirans Day

Patron Saint of Cornwall and Tinners. Events occur throughout the county. 

5th March 2018

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Fifteen Spring Farmers' Market

Local suppliers and growers celebrate the start of the growing year showcasing everything from fresh fish to local meat, from store cupboard chutneys to artisan cheese and bread, it is all here!

Market located at Watergate Bay.

TBC March 2018

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Padstow 'Obby Oss' Festival

A colourful tradition that takes place on the first day in May in the quaint harbour town of Padstow. Expect lots of dancing, singing and performance.

7th May 2018

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Eden Sessions

A truly magical experience in Eden's natural amphitheatre. Previous performers include Jack Johnson, Paolo Nutini, Jessie J, Kaiser Chiefs, The XX and Eddie Izzard to name but a few. Tickets also includes a daytime pass to the Eden Project.

June & July 2018

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Rock Oyster Festival

Live music, performing arts, endless entertainment for kids, and of course fantastic seafood.

6th - 7th July 2018

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Newquay Boardmasters Festival

Be part of the UK's biggest surf, skate and music festival at this years 'Boardmasters', held in the popular seaside resort of Newquay.

TBC August 2018

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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.

28th - 31st August 2018

World Bellyboard Championships

The World Bellyboard Championships is open to all ages and abilites and takes place at Chapel Porth, St Agnes. The only rules?... No wetsuits or surfboards allowed!

TBC September 2018 

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Mining & Pasty Festival, Redruth

Celebrating the Cornish pasty and Cornwall's mining heritage, Redruth brings you a cultural three day event. Try your hand at pasty making, join the pilgrimage, and finish off with a concert to remember. Fun for all the family. 

TBC September 2018

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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!

TBC September 2018

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