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Port Quin, Cornwall

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Port Quin, Cornwall

Port Quin (Cornish: Porth Gwynn, meaning white cove) grid reference SW971805 is a small cove and hamlet between Port Isaac and Polzeath on the Atlantic coast in north Cornwall, England, UK. The hamlet and the coastline is mainly owned by the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty; the Trust rents out several of the stone cottages as self-catering holiday accommodation.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW9780
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01208

Other names by which Port Quin, Cornwall has been known in the past

Porthqueen ~ Portquin

Port Quin, Cornwall in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Portquin, fishing vil., Endellion par., Cornwall, on Portquin Bay, 5 miles N. of Wadebridge.

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