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Porth Joke Beach

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Porth Joke Beach, Cornwall, TR8 5SE

Porth Joke Beach

Porth Joke Beach

Porth Joke Beach, also known as Polly Joke, is a hidden gem tucked away in a secluded cove. Despite its stunning beauty, this unspoiled sandy beach provides a tranquil escape from the crowds. The beach is deeper than it is wide and is backed by a shallow valley with a stream running down it.

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At low tide, visitors can enjoy ample space to relax on the beach, as well as explore the rock pools. Accessing the beach may be a bit challenging for some due to the nearest car park being located quite a walk away. The peace and quiet it offers are well worth the walk. Therefore, Porth Joke Beach is the perfect spot for a romantic picnic, a family day out or a quiet coastal walk.

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It's worth noting that Crantock Beach is just 1.5km to the east, and Holywell Bay is 3km to the west, making Porth Joke Beach an ideal stop on a coastal walk. The entire area is perfect for hiking and exploring, with breathtaking views and scenic coastal paths.

In summary, if you're looking for a quieter day out at the beach, Porth Joke Beach is a perfect choice. With its secluded location and unspoiled beauty, it's easy to fall in love with this coastal spot. Don't miss the chance to explore this hidden gem and the surrounding coastline on your next trip to Cornwall.

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Newquay Weather
North Cornwall Coast
4:17 pm, May 25, 2024
temperature icon 13°C
broken clouds
Humidity 82 %
Pressure 1013 mb
Wind 17 mph
Wind Gust: 0 mph
Visibility: 0 km
Sunrise: 5:20 am
Sunset: 9:14 pm

Nearby Beaches

Distances shown are for those walking the South West Coast Path

Fistral Beach (4km east)

Crantock Beach (1.5km east)

Holywell Bay Beach (3km west)

Perran Sands Beach (7km west)

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