Riviere Sands Haven Holidays is close to many beautiful harbour towns and villages to visit dotted around the coastline. Here are just a few.
The historic harbour town of Looe keeps visitors entertained all year round as well as being a working fishing port. You can pick up frsh fish at the quay side early in the morning. A river that divides the two Looe's. Both are lined with a collection of narrow streets, restaurants and cafes serving delicious local produce. The Banjo Pier that sits at the harbour entrance is a tourist attraction in itself with the main town beach beside it.
Charlestown harbour was built in the 1700s. This harbour has become a popular film set, showcasing its beauty in Poldark, The Three Musketeers, Doctor Who and most recently, the BAFTA winning Bait. You will find pebbly beaches either side where visitors can enjoy the rugged coastal views and paddle, and there are small gift shops, galleries, restaurants and pubs close by. The history of the port can be found in the Shipwreck Museum.
The fishing village of Boscastle with its medieval past and distinctive natural harbour is one of Cornwall’s most romantic places. You can walk down one side of the harbour and across the bridge then up the other side. On the way you can browse the many gift shops and cafes you will find. Beside the harbour which leads to a slate platform where you can see the ‘Blowhole’ an hour before or after low tide.
Mousehole harbour is situated within a tiny fishing village in West Cornwall. The harbour is surrounded by narrow streets and yellow licensed houses which huddle together creating a stunning location. Dotted around the harbour's winding lanes you’ll find galleries, gift shops, restaurants and The Ship Inn. In the lead up to Christmas, the harbour is illuminated with a wonderful display of lights.
Described as a tiny, picturesque, traffic free harbourside village of old fisherman's cottages and sail lofts. Popular with artists over the years, there are several galleries to peruse and a wealth of little shops to explore. A smuggling museum on the harbours edge tells the story of the village's hidden past.
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