If you're looking for a family-friendly beach with great waves for surfing and bodyboarding, look no further than Portreath Beach in Cornwall. Located on the north coast, this beach is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike.
One of the most distinctive features of Portreath Beach is the large rock formation that can be seen just off the shore. This is Gull Rock, and it adds to the natural beauty of the area. But there's more to this beach than just its scenic views. Portreath was once a bustling port that imported coal and exported copper. You can learn more about the history of the area by checking out the Mineral Trails guide.
For those who love water sports, this beach is a prime location for surfing and bodyboarding. The waves are consistent and the beach is wide enough to accommodate plenty of surfers and boarders.
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If you're looking to explore more of the North Cornwall coast, Portreath Beach is just 4km from Porthtowan Beach to the north and 12km from Godrevy Beach to the south. Both of these beaches offer their own unique charms and are well worth a visit.
Whether you're looking to catch some waves, explore the history of the area, or simply soak up the sun on the sandy beach, Portreath Beach is a great choice.
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