Doc Martin is a popular British TV dramedy series that features a grouchy, socially awkward surgeon who is afraid of blood.
The show’s fictional location of Portwenn is filmed in the supremely beautiful and tiny village of Port Isaac, Cornwall.
To get an idea of how small the town is, here’s a (bad) picture of how the buildings are shaped to fit into every cranny of the space between ‘roads’:
The village is also home to the very talented and locally-well-known group, the Fisherman’s Friends. The Fisherman’s Friends sing primarily sea-shanties featuring haunting harmonies, and often perform on the beach in Port Isaac’s harbour:
Cornish fishing villages are some of my favourite places to visit. Port Isaac’s ‘fame’ does nothing to detract from it’s quaint beauty.