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Porthcurno Beach

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Porthcurno Beach, Cornwall, TR17 6JU

Porthcurno Beach

Porthcurno Beach

Porthcurno Beach, which is situated in West Cornwall, attracts many visitors due to its beautiful scenery and clear turquoise waters. However, it is not only a natural wonder but also has a rich history. In 1870, this beach was the location where the first undersea telegraph cable was laid, connecting Britain to the USA, and it was once the centre of global communication.

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This beautiful beach is also famous for its appearance in the hit TV series Poldark.

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For those who wish to explore the surrounding area, Porthgwarra Beach is 2km to the west, while Pedn Vounder Beach is 1km to the east. These beaches are also must-see destinations when visiting this spectacular section of coastline.

Porthcurno Beach offers a combination of natural beauty and historical significance. The nearby beaches and places of interest make it an ideal location for a day trip or an extended stay.

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Sennen Weather
West Cornwall
11:11 am, April 15, 2024
temperature icon 11°C
few clouds
Humidity 76 %
Pressure 1015 mb
Wind 29 mph
Wind Gust: 0 mph
Visibility: 0 km
Sunrise: 6:28 am
Sunset: 8:16 pm

Nearby Beaches

Distances shown are for those walking the South West Coast Path

Sennen Cove Beach (10km west)

Porthgwarra Beach (2km west)

Pedn Vounder Beach (1km east)

Penberth Cove Beach (3km east)

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