Porthilly Oysters

This is North Cornwall's only oyster farm and it produces a year round supply of beautiful Porthilly rock oysters. Porthilly is an Official Oyster Supplier of London Oyster Week.

'We have known and worked with Katy (Founder London Oyster Week) for well over a decade and are very happy to be supporting the inaugural London Oyster Week, we hope it grows from year to year.' 

Tim Marshall, Owner, Porthilly Oysters.

 Porthllly Oysters

Porthllly Oysters

The Oysters

Porthilly Oysters are an oyster with a delicate nose and full creamy body with a lasting finish

The shells are a lovely clean deep cup, frequently with a distinctive zebra stripe patterning.

 Tim & Luke Marshall, Porthilly Oysters

Tim & Luke Marshall, Porthilly Oysters

The Farmers

Fifth generation dairy farmers, the Marshalls diversified into oyster and mussel cultivation just under 30 years ago.

They have grown to become the leading Cornish oyster farm

 Porthilly Oyster Farm, Cornwall

Porthilly Oyster Farm, Cornwall

The 'Merroir'

From the clean sandy waters of the Camel Estuary in Cornwall Porthilly Rocks have a good ratio between salinity and freshwater from the estuarine river meeting the Atlantic Ocean.