Loe Pool & Loe Bar 

The Loe, also known as Loe Pool, is the largest natural freshwater lake in Cornwall. It is separated from the sea by the shingle bank of Loe Bar, situated midway between Porthleven and Gunwalloe. Both the Loe and Loe Bar are situated within the Penrose Estate, administered by the National Trust.

The Loe was originally the estuary of the River Cober which flows through the former port of Helston, two miles inland. The Bar is thought to have formed during the thirteenth century, cutting off Helston's access to the sea. To prevent flooding in parts of Helston, the Bar has occasionally been breached, a practice known locally as "cutting". However, it has always appeared to have naturally resealed itself.

The coastal path from Loe Bar leads into Penrose Estate with some lovely circular walks and there is a seasonal café at the stables by Penrose House.  The long walk all around Loe Pool takes you into Helston and back through Degibna Woods on the other side of the pool.

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Contact Details:

Aspects Holidays
Sapphire House, 
Hayle Business Park, 
Cornwall, TR27 5JR 

Office hours:  
Monday – Friday: 9am to 8pm
Saturday: 9am to 6pm

Tel: 01736 754242
Email: hello@aspects-holidays.co.uk