Old Maps of Porthtowan

Historic Maps of Porthtowan and the local area.

Memories of Porthtowan

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Our first visit to Porthtowan for a holiday was in August 2001 when we took my husband, Chris' five year old son Daniel for a stay at The Beach Hotel. The owners, Sian and Colin and their four children made us very welcome and we were to become friends. Every summer we would trek down to Porthtowan from Essex, time was (...Read full memory)

From Bury to Porthtowan in those days was a long hard drive, especially with three screaming kids in the back. To make it easier we would set off at 2am and drive through the night... in those days less than half the distance was motorway and with breaks we would be pulling on to Porthtowan car park,bleary eyed at (...Read full memory)