Port Isaac, Cornwall

Port Isaac (Cornwall) Coast and Beaches

Port Isaac has narrow, winding streets with traditional Cornish granite white-washed cottages.

This small Cornish picturesque fishing village is best known as the location for the television comedy-drama Doc Martin starring Martin Clunes.

The first Port Isaac pier was constructed during the reign of Henry VIII. The pilchard fishery began here before the 16th century and then in more recent times the harbour was used to transport coal, wood, stone, ores, limestone, salt, and pottery although this had to travel through the narrow streets to the railway line outside of the village.

Why not check beaches nearby as we have 216 beaches in Cornwall. You can even take a look at our list of Cornwall dog friendly beaches or even our United Kingdom Blue Flag beach list.

Port Isaac Cornwall Coast Map


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