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Porthminster Beach

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Porthminster Beach, Cornwall, TR26 2EB

Porthminster Beach

Porthminster Beach

If you're looking for a picture-perfect beach, Porthminster Beach in Cornwall is a beach to visit. Located just a short walk from St Ives town centre, this crescent-shaped cove is an idyllic spot on the north coast. With golden sands and turquoise blue waters, this beach is a sight to behold.

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One of the highlights of Porthminster Beach is the lush vegetation that backs the shore, providing a sheltered spot to relax and soak up the sun. The beach is popular for swimming and paddleboarding, so you'll find plenty of people enjoying the water.

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Porthminster Beach is easily accessible, and there are plenty of facilities and amenities nearby. For those who want to explore the area further, Carbis Bay Beach is just 1.5km to the south, and The Harbour Beach is just 0.5km to the north.

Whether you're looking to spend a lazy day on the sand or you want to try your hand at watersports, Porthminster Beach is a great choice. With its stunning scenery and convenient location, it's no wonder why it's such a popular destination for visitors to Cornwall.

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St Ives Weather
North Cornwall Coast
8:47 am, May 25, 2024
temperature icon 14°C
scattered clouds
Humidity 71 %
Pressure 1015 mb
Wind 15 mph
Wind Gust: 0 mph
Visibility: 0 km
Sunrise: 5:22 am
Sunset: 9:15 pm

Nearby Beaches

Distances shown are for those walking the South West Coast Path

Porthkidney Beach (3.5km south)

Carbis Bay Beach (2km south)

The Harbour Beach in St Ives (0.5km north)

Bamaluz Beach (1km north)

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