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Lobster Pot, Porthcothan

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Sea view Sleeps:2
Pets Bedrooms:1
Cot & Highchair Beach:1 mile
WiFi Arrival:Friday













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ARRIVE: 25-05-2019
DEPART: 01-06-2019
TOTAL PRICE: £ unavailable
Cautionary deposit: £?


The coastal interiors that are fused with a rustic and contemporary twist.


A mile down the road to Porthcothan beach, driving is advised.


Porthcothan is one of Cornwall's secret bays, a deep inlet surrounded by rocky headlands with a big expanse of sand at low tide. This tiny coastal village has a lovely hidden quality; it has remained largely undeveloped and provides an 'away from it all' feel perfect for couples.

As seen in Coast Mag, Lobster Pot is just one mile inland with at least 10 beaches all within a 5-20 minute drive from the cabin. You'll find nearby Porthcothan beach is quieter than many of the better-known beaches with a focus on playing on the sand and in the sea. Around the corner is the more popular Treyarnon Bay, with its beautiful golden sand and short scenic walk along the coastal path to the equally stunning Constantine Bay. Other nearby beaches include Mawgan Porth, Harlyn Bay and Mother Ivey's Bay.

St Merryn village is just 1.5 miles down the road, here you'll find Rick Stein's The Cornish Arms pub, The Olive tree restaurant, village shop, bakery,Waves surf school and a further small selection of shops. Padstow is also just a short drive from Lobster Pot, with its picturesque harbour and Rick Stein's famous Seafood Restaurant. In the other direction Watergate Bay and Jamie Oliver's Fifteen Cornwall Restaurant are just 15 minutes away by car, with Newquay a little further on offering great shopping, beach activities and all kinds of cafes, pubs and restaurants to choose from.

Read an interview with Coast Magazine and owner/artist Susie Ray on how she used washed up beach items to inspire her unique interior design.


  • A cosy cabin made for two, set off the beaten track, offering a unique and romantic hideaway for couples.
  • Coastal interior with a rustic and contemporary twist.
  • Intimate living room with a log burner, two-seater sofa, arm chair, 32-inch television, Netflix, Freeview, DVD player, selection of DVDs, DAB radio and SONOS Sound Bar.
  • Open plan kitchen/diner and living area with double patio doors leading to the garden area.
  • The kitchen includes an electric hob and oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, Dolce Gusto pod coffee machine and toaster.
  • Wooden dining table and chairs for up to four guests (book Strand Line next door for larger groups).
  • Large bedroom with a sumptuous zip and link super king-sized bed, 400 thread count sheets, two bedside tables with lamps, wardrobe, single chair, vanity desk and mirror.
  • Luxurious bathroom with a large deep bath with shower over, heated towel rain, WC, basin and enclosed cupboard with a washing machine.
  • Electric radiators throughout.
  • Wi-fi


  • A stunning private and enclosed Derek Jarman themed garden with flintstone chips and a coastal decor.
  • Large decking area with table and chairs for two guests, perfect for alfresco dining under the fairy lights and stars on a clear night.
  • Relax and read a book on the bench at the bottom of the garden, where the last of the summer sun shines, or rock in the wooden rocking chair on the decking.
  • Quirky outdoor kitchen and gas BBQ with a plancha grill. Great for a Cornish BBQ with prawns and burgers.
  • Log store (first bag of logs provided).
  • Access to the adjacent Strand Line cabin if both are booked through the same party.
  • Private parking for two cars.


  • Sorry, no smoking inside the property. Please use ashtrays provided outside.
  • 1 medium size dog welcome.
  • Sorry, no children under 12 years old (babies in arms welcome).
  • Refundable damage deposit of £250, due with full balance.
  • Short breaks available outside of school holidays, 3 nights minimum.
  • Can be booked with Strand Line next door if travelling with a larger group.


  • Porthcothan beach - 4 minute drive.
  • The Tredrea Inn - 4 minute drive.
  • Porthcothan Bay Stores - 4 minute drive.
  • St Merryn village with restaurants and pubs - 3 minute drive.
  • Treyarnon Bay - 6 minute drive.
  • Constantine Bay - 10 minute drive.
  • Booby's Bay - 12 minute drive.
  • Mother Ivey's Bay - 10 minute drive.
  • Harlyn Bay - 7 minute drive.
  • Trevone Bay - 9 minute drive.
  • Padstow - 10 minute drive.
  • Surf lessons are available at Porthcothan.
  • The Camel Trail for easy scenic cycling.
  • Bedruthan Steps.
  • Mawgan Porth beach.
  • Watergate Bay.

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2020   Price p/w
22nd May - 28th May   £1000
29th May - 02nd Jul   £740
03rd Jul - 09th Jul   £790
10th Jul - 16th Jul   £900
17th Jul - 03rd Sep   £1100
04th Sep - 10th Sep   £680
11th Sep - 24th Sep   £630
25th Sep - 22nd Oct   £500
23rd Oct - 29th Oct   £510
30th Oct - 17th Dec   £400
18th Dec - 24th Dec   £480
Christmas   £480
New Year   £570
2021   Price p/w
01st Jan - 11th Feb   £405
12th Feb - 18th Feb   £480
19th Feb - 01st Apr   £405
02nd Apr - 15th Apr   £620
16th Apr - 27th May   £590
28th May - 03rd Jun   £1020
04th Jun - 01st Jul   £755
02nd Jul - 08th Jul   £805
09th Jul - 15th Jul   £915
16th Jul - 02nd Sep   £1120
03rd Sep - 09th Sep   £695
10th Sep - 23rd Sep   £640
24th Sep - 21st Oct   £510
22nd Oct - 28th Oct   £520
29th Oct - 16th Dec   £405
17th Dec - 24th Dec   £405
Christmas   £490
New Year   £580


  • The Lobster Pot at Porthcothan Bay was the perfect setting for our minimoon. It was beautifully decorated, felt cosy, relaxed and we couldn't have wished for more. Walks around the nearby bays were also spectacular. We were so happy with our stay.
    JC, September 2019

  • Best place we have stayed in. We had a fantastic time and Porthcothan Bay was our favourite. Sitting outside in the morning was lovely, some days we found it hard to leave as it was so tranquil. We will be back.
    AD, July 2018

  • Lobster Pot was a fantastic property, uniquely designed and furnished in a way which we loved. It was immaculately maintained and presented and was spotlessly clean. Plenty of space inside and out. Ideally located to many popular resorts, beaches and hidden coves. We will definitely be returning sometime soon.
    IL, May 2019

  • We stayed at the Lobster Pot for a few days in May (13th - 16th ). Our first reaction on entering the property was 'Gobsmacked'. It was so quirky and original, but had all the modern comforts of home. The garden was fabulous and instead of eating out in the evenings, we couldn't wait to get back to enjoy a few glasses of fizz in the sun and a simple cooked meal outside on the decking with the lights Making it perfect. The surrounding area has the most beautiful coves and beach walks, and Padstow and Port Isaac are both worth a visit. We will be back to explore more of beautiful Cornwall.
    AA, May 2019

  • Wonderful owners, great property and lots of privacy enabled me to have the most relaxing and fulfilling stay. Thank you.
    SP, August 2018

  • What an amazing holiday. Lobster Pot is simply magical. We absolutely loved it, from the beautiful decor and secluded, sunny and tranquil garden. You have thought of everything, loved the plancha. It's great to cook alfresco on a warm evenin. The wood burner was also a wonderful touch, but it wasn't cold enough to light it (next time!) The lobster Pot really is truly a little gem.
    MS, September 2018

  • Beautiful dog friendly cabin. Lovely decor and artwork. One of the best accommodations we have had the pleasure to stop in. Gorgeous secure garden for our Yorkies to have some freedom. Outdoor kitchen area perfect for sunny days and the veranda to sit under regardless of the weather. We would definitely recommend
    JH, August 2019

  • Our stay at the Lobster Pot was fantastic! Amazing decor & beautiful garden, a lovely wood burner for cosy evenings in and a plancha grill for alfresco dining on warm evenings. It's certainly is a little gem!
    MY, September 2018

  • A superb little cabin with everything you need and more supplied. Cosy log burner for those cold evenings and lovely touches of wine and biscuits on arrival.
    LG, December 2018

  • What a wonderfull place for a restful holiday, plenty of places to visit and lovely beaches to walk on.
    NP, December 2018


Most properties accept short breaks outside school holidays. Check the description above
Prices shown include a £30 booking fee
Pay 1/3 deposit to book your holiday
Within 8 weeks the full amount is required
Arrival is from 4.30pm and departure is by 10.00am

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