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Portmellon Beach

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Portmellon Cove, Cornwall, PL26 6PJ

Portmellon Beach

Portmellon Beach

Portmellon Beach is a small, sandy beach, situated just over the hill from the thriving working harbour of Mevagissey. It retains its unspoiled charm with picturesque views of the coast. Despite being frequently overlooked by visitors, it's favoured by kayaks and stand-up paddleboard riders because of its tranquil, sheltered waters.

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It's worth mentioning though that the beach becomes entirely submerged during high tide, and occasionally during spring tide the water reaches on to the road.

It's important for visitors to take note that parking is limited.

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If you're looking to explore the surrounding area, Gorran Haven Beach is just 3.5km south. This large, family-friendly beach boasts soft sand and clear waters. It is a popular destination for those wishing to launch boats. Alternatively, if you head 1.5km north, you'll find Polstreath Beach. This secluded cove is a favourite spot for those seeking a peaceful escape from the crowds.

In summary, Portmellon Beach is a hidden gem that's well worth exploring for those seeking a secluded beach with beautiful views. Just be mindful of the tides and limited parking, and don't forget to explore the nearby beaches.

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Mevagissey Weather
Cornish Riviera Weather
6:28 am, July 19, 2024
temperature icon 15°C
broken clouds
Humidity 87 %
Pressure 1018 mb
Wind 3 mph
Wind Gust: 4 mph
Visibility: 0 km
Sunrise: 5:30 am
Sunset: 9:20 pm

Nearby Beaches

Distances shown are for those walking the South West Coast Path

Pentewan Beach (3.5km north)

Polstreath Beach (1.5km north)

Gorran Haven Beach (3.5km south)

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