The Old School Hotel, Fore Street
Port Isaac, PL29 3RD
You can always walk via the wonderful South West Coastal Path, but there are other ways of getting here…
Our postcode for Satnav is PL29 3RD. We are about 250 miles / 4 hours away from London by road and the quickest route would be via the M4 Westbound to Bristol -> M5 Southbound to Exeter -> A30 -> A395 -> B3314.
The alternative route is via the M3 -> A303 which is a mix of dual and single carriageways and can take considerably longer during busy periods despite being a shorter distance. However, this route does run past Stonehenge if you would like to incorporate a visit into your plans.
Great Western Railway operate direct services to the Westcountry from London Paddington. You would need the service that terminates in Penzance. The closest rail station to Port Isaac is Bodmin Parkway. The quickest journey time for the direct service is 3 hours and 40 minutes, but double check before you book as some services stop more frequently and hence take longer. The best place to start to plan your journey and book tickets would be www.gwr.com or at www.nationalrail.co.uk
From Bodmin Parkway (which is in the middle of nowhere!) your best bet would be a taxi. There are usually taxis waiting outside or you can pre-book a local firm. It takes about 35 minutes by car to Port Isaac from Bodmin Parkway. Alternatively, there are car hire firms operating out of Bodmin who can pick you up from the station (see below).
Our closest airport is Newquay Airport which services flights to London Gatwick & Heathrow, Dublin and Edinburgh (amongst others). From Newquay the options would either be to hire a car or taxi.
Guests normally hire a car from the airport and drive or else there are a couple of car hire firms in Bodmin that will pick you up from the railway station. Try Enterprise in Bodmin.
Some local taxi firms:
If you’re a local taxi firm, please contact us and we can add your details
We have a small car park and parking is only available to Hotel residents who have a pre-booked space. All other guests should park at one of the two public car parks and walk into the village.