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Porthgwarra Cove

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Porthgwarra Cove, Cornwall, TR19 6JR

Porthgwarra Cove

Porthgwarra Cove

Porthgwarra Beach is a stunning, little cove located in West Cornwall. As one of the most picturesque beaches in the region, it is no surprise that it has become a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. This beautiful beach is famous for its appearance in the hit TV series Poldark, but it has so much more to offer.

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The beach offers breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, and visitors can spend hours just taking in the scenery. The crystal-clear waters are a delight, and the beach is an excellent spot for relaxing. It's the perfect place to unwind, with the sound of the waves and the salty sea air.

Porthgwarra Beach also has a rich history, and visitors can explore the cove's network of tunnel which were once used for smuggling. Walking through the spectacular tunnels, visitors can imagine themselves in a bygone era, where smugglers used to sneak in and out of the cove undetected.

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If you're a nature lover, Porthgwarra Beach is the perfect place for you. The beach is a popular spot for birdwatching, with a variety of seabirds and raptors visible from the cliffs. If you're lucky, you may even spot dolphins or seals playing in the waters below.

If you're looking to explore the area further, Sennen Cove Beach is 8km north of Porthgwarra Beach, while Porthcurno Beach is 2km to the east. Both of these beaches are well worth a visit.

Overall, Porthgwarra Beach is a lovely spot on the Cornish coast that is a must-visit destination for those seeking a unique and historic experience. Whether you're looking to relax, explore or immerse yourself in nature, Porthgwarra Beach is a lovely little destination.

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Sennen Weather
West Cornwall
9:47 am, April 18, 2024
temperature icon 11°C
few clouds
Humidity 57 %
Pressure 1025 mb
Wind 7 mph
Wind Gust: 0 mph
Visibility: 0 km
Sunrise: 6:22 am
Sunset: 8:20 pm

Nearby Beaches

Distances shown are for those walking the South West Coast Path

Porthnanven Beach (14.5km north)

Sennen Cove (8km north)

Porthcurno Beach (2km east)

Pedn Vounder Beach (3km east)

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