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Portscatho Beach

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Portscatho Beach, Cornwall, TR2 5HE

Portscatho Beach in Cornwall

Portscatho Beach

Portscatho Beach is a hidden gem located on the Roseland Peninsula in Cornwall, England. This charming village is a great place to unwind, relax and enjoy the stunning coastal scenery. The beach itself is small and is covered at high tide. It is in a sheltered cove that offers a peaceful and tranquil setting. It is perfect for swimming, snorkelling and sunbathing.

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Portscatho village is a quintessential Cornish fishing village. It has a small harbour and a handful of shops and cafes. The village has a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, and visitors will be sure to receive a warm welcome from the locals. There are a number of coastal walks that start in the village, offering breathtaking views of the sea and countryside.

For those who are feeling adventurous, there are also plenty of opportunities to explore the nearby coves and bays by kayak or paddleboard.

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If you're looking for a change of scenery, Towan Beach is just 2km south of Portscatho. This beach is larger and more exposed than Portscatho Beach and is good for those who wish to get away from the hustle and bustle . Porthcurnick Beach is also located just 1km north of Portscatho and is a great place to enjoy a picnic or take a leisurely stroll along the coastline.

In summary, Portscatho Beach and village are worth a visit for anyone looking for a peaceful and picturesque escape in Cornwall. With Towan Beach and Porthcurnick Beach just a short distance away, there is plenty to see and do in this stunning coastal region. This beach and nearby village have something to offer everyone.

Falmouth Weather
Roseland Weather
8:23 am, May 25, 2024
temperature icon 14°C
overcast clouds
Humidity 74 %
Pressure 1017 mb
Wind 10 mph
Wind Gust: 16 mph
Visibility: 0 km
Sunrise: 5:21 am
Sunset: 9:13 pm

Nearby Beaches

Distances shown are for those walking the South West Coast Path

Pendower Beach (3.5km north)

Porthcurnick Beach (1km north)

Towan Beach (2km south)

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