Port Isaac, located in Cornwall, is situated near Wadebridge. This fishing village is widely considered to be relatively isolated and yet it has been the site for numerous visits from celebrities over the years and has served as a filming location several times. In fact, numerous celebrities liked the area so much they decided to call it home. Although small, there are ample eating establishments in Port Isaac as well as in the surrounding area, along with plenty of accommodation options in the local vicinity. Port Isaac can be easily reached from surrounding towns and villages.
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The English village of Port Isaac is located within the area that is known as Cornwall. Port Isaac is a small fishing village that is located close to Wadebridge and about ten miles away from Port Gaverne. The area of Port Gaverne is often mistaken as being part of Port Isaac however Port Gaverne is a small hamlet within its individual history.
Despite Port Isaac being a small fishing village it has over the years had many visits from celebrities. During 1981 the BBC series that was known as the Nightmare Man was filmed around the village. This area was also used as a Scottish Island in the 1997 film that was known as Oscar and Lucinda. The DIY SOS team has also redecorated the village hall. The village has also been the location for three series of the ITV Series that is known as Doc Martin although the series renames the village Portwenn.
Over recent years the village has become home for a number of famous people including the actress Julie Peasgood, the designer that is known as Laurence Llewelyn Bowen and also the presenter that is known as Lorne Spicer.
The village of Port Isaac is also home to the singing sea shanty that is known as Fisherman's Friends. This group of singers perform every Friday evening during the summer. They can be seen performing on The Platt within the old harbour at about eight o'clock at night. The singing group are made up of residents from the village and surrounding area including the postmaster, crab and lobstermen and also the author that wrote the Gully Books and is known as Jon Cleave.
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