The most southerly port in Great Britain,
Shop. Explore. Eat.
Rain or shine, our lively indoor and outdoor markets located around the historic Porthleven harbour make for the perfect day out.
Featuring a range of local independent vendors selling the best of Cornish food, art, jewellery, clothing and vintage goods.
Come & visit us
Outdoor market opening:
- 3rd April – 1st July: Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
- 4th July – 12th September: 7 days a week.
- 13th September – 31sr October: Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Indoor Shipyard Market opening:
- Tuesday to Sunday between April to October
- Wednesday to Sunday in November, December, February & March
- Closed January
Market Opening Hours are: 10am – 5pm
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“Porthleven markets is a vibrant and popular place where customers can chat directly to the traders about the products they have for sale. There's always a friendly atmosphere and it’s wonderful to see such a variety of small businesses. Genuine thanks to everyone who has shopped locally and supported my small business by purchasing from me.”Suzie InmanThe Porthleven Mermaid
“A wise person once said. "Do more of what makes you happy." I turned my hobby into my work and absolutely love what I do. When you buy something from me you can take comfort in knowing it was made with love, joy and happiness.”Hayley McKennaBeading Great Fun
“Porthleven Harbour Market has provided a great opportunity and welcoming environment for local artisan traders to thrive”Dal HallFood of the Gods
“It’s proper that Porthleven should have a local’s market showcasing Cornish producers and artists. Pengelly’s Porthleven Gin is proud to be part of the local set of businesses”Nigel PengellyPengelly’s Porthleven Gin
“One of the best things you can do to improve your green credentials and tread lightly environmentally is to buy products locally and carefully. Purchasing your shopping at a local market not only helps communities but if more of us did it, it would help the world too”Hannabeth JohnsonPorthleven Harbour Market’s Manager
“I have been trading at the Porthleven Harbour Market for several years with my business High Tide Jewellery. There is a special atmosphere about this bustling outdoor market next to the sea. Well worth a visit if you are in the area”Craig StevensHigh Tide Jewellery
The Shipyard Market News
The Shipyard Market will be re opening on Wednesday the 15th of February. We are looking forward to seeing you there! The Shipyard Market will then be open on Wednesday to Sunday throughout February and March.
The outside market areas will reopen when the weather warms up a little from the start of April.
Porthleven Food Festival is back!
The Porthleven Food Festival is back this year!
The 2023 Festival will take place from April 21st – 23rd. We can’t wait to see the village full of happy, excited faces, and even more – we can’t wait to collaborate with them for an amazing market!