What's on inPorthleven

Welcome to Porthleven

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Porthleven - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Porthleven to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Porthleven

Tourist Attractions

National Seal Sanctuary

Welcome to the National Seal Sanctuary, set in the picturesque Helford Estuary, by the beautiful village of Gweek, in Cornwall. We have over 48 years experience in Seal Rescue, Rehabilitation and Release. In addition to the Grey and Common Seals, we have Californian and Patagonian Sea…

Cornish Mines and Engines

Impressive beam engines and industrial heritage discovery centre. Cornwall's engine houses are dramatic reminders of the time when the county was a powerhouse of tin, copper and china clay mining. These two great beam engines were used for pumping water from a depth of over 550m…

Flambards Village Theme Park

Flambards is more than just a Theme Park. Established nearly 30 years ago as the Cornwall Aircraft Park the Flambards Experience is one of the most popular days out in Cornwall. Not only does the Theme Park host the best thrill rides in Cornwall, but also…

Poldark Mine and Heritage Complex

One of the two most atmospheric mine tours . . . . In Europe, the other being the Wieliczka Salt Mine in Poland. In addition to its heritage the site has a wide range of activities ‐ search the Gemsands for DIAMONDS and…

Club 2000

Club 2000 Nightclub in Penzance, Cornwall. Contact venue on telephone number 01736 331211 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…


A superb subtropical garden with year‐round interest. This valley garden of great beauty was created in the 1820s and developed over many years by the Fox family. Running down to the tiny village of Durgan and its beach, the garden has many fine trees and rare…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Porthleven? See our list of attractions in Porthleven, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.