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Only 4 miles from Looe in South East Cornwall is Polperro, a maze of lanes, alley ways and slate hung white washed houses. Which lead down to a picturesque and truly unspoilt harbour. Still a working port, where at high tide boats unload their catch, with pots and nets lying about the quays.

During the Summer season you can take half hour trips a mile along the Coast towards Fowey, accompanied by a knowledgeable commentary given by the friendly boatman. Visiting yachts often moor in the sheltered bay outside Polperro Harbour, adding yet more spectacle to the already Chocolate Box scene.


The streets of Polperro are so narrow they are banned to motor vehicles. A delight to explore. Even a couple of Inns dating from Medieval times In the summer, cats sunbath on the doorsteps of the cottages, you too can on the low water beach outside the harbour. Whilst in winter the smoke from countless open fires hang low in the air, giving a reminder of times past.

Polperro Fishermen's Choir, is famous throughout Cornwall, and in the season gives regular open air performances. Polperro, like Looe, is an ideal summer and winter break.


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Video courtesy of Paul Dinning for Wildlife in Cornwall



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