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Porthtowan Beach

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Porthtowan Beach, Cornwall, TR4 8AW

Porthtowan Beach in Cornwall

Porthtowan Beach

If you're seeking a gorgeous, sandy beach for surfing or for a relaxing day out, look no further than Porthtowan Beach on the north coast of Cornwall. The beach is well-known for its rolling waves and excellent surf, making it a popular spot for surfing enthusiasts.

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However, it's not just for surfers, as there's plenty to do for everyone. The beach is a fantastic spot for a picnic, sunbathing and swimming. There are plenty of rock pools to explore at low tide. The sandy beach is located below scenic cliffs, providing a stunning backdrop to your day out.

The beach is well-equipped with facilities.

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Chapel Porth Beach, located just 2km to the north of Porthtowan Beach, is a smaller, quieter beach. It's a great spot for rockpooling and exploring at low tide. Portreath Beach, 4km to the south, is a popular spot for families, with a small harbour to explore.

In summary, Porthtowan Beach is a fantastic destination for a fun-filled day out on the North Cornwall coast. With its excellent surfing and stunning scenery, it's a must-visit for anyone looking to soak up the sun and enjoy the seaside.

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Perranporth Weather
North Cornwall Coast
2:40 pm, May 25, 2024
temperature icon 14°C
scattered clouds
Humidity 82 %
Pressure 1014 mb
Wind 15 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

Trevaunance Beach (7.5km north)

Chapel Porth Beach (2km north)

Portreath Beach (4km south)

Godrevy Beach (16km south)

 

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