Cornwall Beach Guide

Maenporth Beach

Description:
Maenporth Beach is a pleasant sheltered sandy beach with level access. Parking and toilets are close to the beach, though note that the car park is rather small. There is excellent coast path walking from Maenporth north to Falmouth and south to Rosemullion Head. There are also some quiet pebble/rocky beaches to the south of Maenporth including Bream Cove and Prisk Cove.
Safety:
No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
There is level access to Maenporth Beach from the car park.
Dogs:
Dogs are banned on Maenporth Beach from Easter Day to October 1.
Directions:
Falmouth is about 10 miles from Truro. From east or west take the A390 to Truro and at Truro follow the directions for Falmouth on the A39. Approaching Falmouth, pass the reservoir and then at the next roundabout (the Hillhead Roundabout) turn right (signposted to Mawnan Smith). Continue on this road for about 3 miles to reach Maenporth.
Post Code:
TR11 5HN.
Parking:
1 small car park by Maenporth Beach.
Toilets:
Yes, by the beach.
Facilities:
Café.
Activities:
None.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Swanpool Beach (2 miles, sandy beach, disabled access)
Gyllyngvase Beach (2 miles, sandy beach, disabled access)
Castle Beach (3 miles, sandy beach)
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