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Raymond Cottage

£530 - £1292 per week

Raymond Cottage is a beautifully decorated three-bedroom cottage, tucked away in the coastal town of Porthleven. Located just a short walk from the harbour, you'll have easy access to all the delightful cafes, restaurants and shops this picturesque fishing harbour has to offer. With the stunning Cornish coast just a stone's throw away, there is plenty of opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors and soak up the beauty of this stunning region.

Inside, you'll find a comfortable sitting room with plenty of seating, perfect for curling up with a book or watching your favourite movie. The dining area is complete with Smart TV, dining table for six and a cosy corner sofa, offering a comfortable spot to sit back and relax. This charming cottage has been stylishly decorated, with modern furniture and sleek décor creating a chic and sophisticated space. The master bedroom boasts a luxurious kingsize bed, with a further twin room and bunk room offering ample space for families or groups. Outside, the spacious garden is full of bright seasonal flowers, and a seating area for six, making it the perfect spot to relax and unwind in the sunshine with a glass of something cool and crisp.

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Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1

Zip and link

Bedroom 2

Bunk beds

Bedroom 3



via garden gate with path leading to porch. Door into hallway with stairs to first floor and doors to:

Sitting room

sofa, chair, french doors to garden.

Dining area

corner sofa, table, two chairs and bench style seating, Smart TV, door leading to:


electric oven, induction hob, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, door leading to outside utility area and cloakroom.

Bedroom 1

twin beds, open clothes hanging space.

Bedroom 2

bunk beds (suitable for children).

Bedroom 3

king size bed, open clothes hanging space.


shower cubicle, basin, WC and bath.

Outside area

lawn and patio area with table and bench style seating

Additional information

WiFi, well behaved dog welcome, short breaks available.


We had a lovely comfortable week in Raymond Cottage. It was clean, well equipped and very well located in Porthleven, which is a lovely town.

June 2024

This is a lovely place to stay hidden down an ally,we have stayed in many properties in this area but Raymond cottage is by far the best, the garden has the added attraction of being south facing so its sunny nearly all day until the evening,our dog loved the garden to play in an excellent place to stay??

May 2024

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Holidays in Porthleven

Whatever you love about Cornwall, we’re sure you'll find it while enjoying a holiday in Porthleven. Relax and enjoy the boats bobbing in the harbour, pull on the walking boots and join the coastal path to Rinsey and Praa Sands, take a short drive to nearby Marazion and the iconic St Michael's Mount, or hit the waves and surf until sunset.

This charming fishing town has a relaxing atmosphere; it's gorgeous in the Summer and dramatic during the Winter. The granite harbour and pier with its famous clock tower has become an iconic storm-watching spot during wild wintry weather and offers a tranquil setting on calmer days.

Take a short break out of season in Porthleven and avoid the hubbub on the roads and beaches. Soak up the sun on the harbour front and watch the fishing boats pass by. Catch the first glimpses of colour from the acres of Cornish daffodils in early spring with the sea as a back drop as you drive from coast to coast. With easy access to the coastal footpath, head east to discover Gunwalloe Fishing Cove, Polurnan Cliffs and Mullion Cove or head west and marvel at Praa Sands, Perranuthnoe and Marazion. 

Take a short walk from Porthleven and reach the coarse sand of Porthleven beach, reaching two miles south as far as Loe Bar, a sand spit separating the sea and forming Loe Pool, the largest freshwater lake in Cornwall.

Porthleven harbour is an enjoyable place to relax, with its cafés, pubs and restaurants providing the perfect place for you to sit outside and watch the world float by!

Top tip

Like storm watching? Visit in winter and you may be lucky enough to experience huge waves crashing over the clock tower!

Things to do in Porthleven

Porthleven Food & Music Festival

With over 10,000 visitors each year, the festival is popular with visitors and locals alike. It celebrates Cornish food producers, with demonstrations, live bands, street performers and with free entry, it's the perfect family day out. This years event takes place on 26th April. Read about the Porthleven Food & Music festival on our blog.


Porthleven is a renowned surf spot amongst the locals, and is more suited to experienced surfers and bodyboarders. Find out more on our blog: Ten of the best surf spots in Cornwall


If you enjoy exploring the great outdoors, mountain bike hire is available from our friends over at Porthleven Cycle Hire. There’s a variety of scenic cycling routes in the area, all offering different levels of difficulty, and most offering great coastal views.


There are ample walking routes in and around Porthleven with beautiful landscapes to explore and varying degrees of difficulty. If a gentle stroll is more your cup of tea, enjoy meandering around the iconic harbour and pretty streets. To find out more about the history of Porthleven, you can book a guided tour with Porthleven Town Talks.


With such a variety of fishing spots in the area, you’ll be spoilt for choice when staying in a holiday cottage in Porthleven.  There’s an angling centre nearby to stock up on tackle and bait before heading out, and Loe bar is just a short walk from Porthleven itself, which offers great beach fishing. Bass fishing is popular in this area and guided fishing trips are available from Porthleven too. With many other popular sea fishing and course fishing spots in Cornwall you’ll be able to try your luck at a variety of places without having to travel too far.  


Behind Loe bar is Loe pool, the largest freshwater lake in Cornwall, and is a great place to enjoy birdwatching. Surrounded by woodland, it’s a great place to go walking and enjoy the Cornish scenery.

Eating out

Porthleven is quickly becoming a foodie's paradise, with a range or top notch restaurants throughout the town. To help you decide where to dine out, read our blog post on Eating out in Porthleven.

Places to visit near Porthleven

Flambards Theme Park

If you fancy a family day out, Flambards Theme Park in nearby Helston is a great place to visit at any time of year. With rides, activities and entertainment with award winning exhibitions and museums, there is something for all ages.

Cornish Seal Sanctuary

A few miles down the road, and set in acres of Cornish countryside is the Cornish Seal Sanctuary. Here you will find rescued and rehabilitated seals and sea lions found on Britain's beaches, alongside penguins, otters, and farmyard animals such as ponies, goats and sheep; a great day out for all the family. 

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Porthleven Food & Music Festival

The small Cornish fishing village of Porthleven hosts its annual Food & Music Festival every April and encorporates street performers, a range of local produce, Samba dancing, theatre, beer marquees, hip-hop dancers, fireworks, Cornish singing & much, much mmore...the list is endless!

26th - 28th April

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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.

We had a lovely comfortable week in Raymond Cottage. It was clean, well equipped and very well located in Porthleven, which is a lovely town.

This is a lovely place to stay hidden down an ally,we have stayed in many properties in this area but Raymond cottage is by far the best, the garden has the added attraction of being south facing so its sunny nearly all day until the evening,our dog loved the garden to play in an excellent place to stay??

We loved this cottage. We stayed over Christmas and it was beautifully decorated for the festivities, along with a lovely gift from the owners. The cottage was well equipped and conformable and the garden was ideal for our dog - she was also provided with a cosy bed. Parking was a bit of a problem, particularly for loading and unloading and on a couple of occasions we had to use the car park by the supermarket but this was probably because of the busy Christmas period. All in all, a lovely stay ....

Reply from Aspects Holidays

It's great to hear how much you enjoyed your Christmas stay at Raymond Cottage and that you appreciated the owners extra special festive touches. Parking can be more challenging at certain times in Porthleven. Being a traditional fishing village, it was not designed with cars in mind at the time but is part of what gives it such a charming appeal! Our team are always happy to advise on car parking in the area and it is always worth looking into parking options beforehand on the local council website. Thanks for your comments, and we hope to see you back in Cornwall soon. Lucy, Customer Services

I suggest you confirm that instruction have been left for all the appliances before I send a review.

Reply from Aspects Holidays

Thank you for your review. After speaking with yourself after your stay, we have confirmed that there are instructions in the cottage for guests to use, should they need to. We hope this can put you more at ease now and we are hoping to welcome you back in the near future. Phoebe, Customer Services

We loved our stay here! Very peaceful and quiet. Excellent, central location. Wonderful large garden with good outside lighting. Very well equipped cottage. Loved the fact there was a bath and separate shower. Highly effective heating system for winter or colder months as well as log burner.

Raymond Cottage is a lovely 'home from home' in a quiet, secluded location but only an 8 to 10 minute walk to the harbour. There was plenty of space for the 6 of us and the 2 children enjoyed playing in the garden. The kitchen was well-equipped and the extra fridge space in the utility area was a welcome addition. We really apprecitaed the coffee machine and the fact that there were ample capsules provided, along with filter coffee, tea bags, bottle of wine, milk, salt and pepper. We weren't expecting a downstairs toilet, so that was a real bonus! Overall, a very warm and comfortable stay. We would return. Thank you.

We had a fantastic week at Raymond Cottage. It was cosy and warm and sheltered us from Storm Agnes but also has lovely outdoor space. The cottage is very well equipped and comfortable and we would love to return.

Wonderful cottage close to Porthleven harbour, amenities and access to cliff walks.

Really great week in Porthleven. Raymond cottage really was well equipped, very clean and comfortable. We had great weather but even if it had rained there was enough space for 5 of us to be at the cottage without an issue. Great to have a second fridge for chilling refreshments. Two TVs downstairs was useful for chill out time. Overall a really lovely place to stay even if parking is a bit of a lottery. It was also odd to have a few bleaty goats living in the next door garden which did affect the peace. It’s a lovely village with great places to eat and drink and really friendly folk. Aspects were excellent throughout. Even help return part of my daughters new pushchair. Thanks