Cornwall Beach Guide

Porthbeor Beach

Description:
Porthbeor Beach is a picturesque long sand and shingle beach with rock pools at low tide. No parking or facilities. Access to the beach via the coast path is currently closed as the cliff is unstable.
Safety:
No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
Park at St Anthony Head and walk the coast path to Porthbeor Beach (takes approximately 30 minutes). Final access to the beach is via a steep path. Note that this path to the beach is currently closed as the cliff is unstable.
Dogs:
Dogs allowed all year at Porthbeor Beach.
Directions:
Park at St Anthony Head, which is about 16 miles from Truro. Aproaching from the east or west on the A390, about 4 miles east of Truro turn onto the A3078 for St Mawes. Continue on the A3078 until Trewithian. At Trewithian turn left for Portscatho. Continue on this road though Gerrans and past Porth Creek and Porth Farm. Then take a left turn and follow this road to St Anthony Head.
Post Code:
TR2 5HA.
Parking:
No parking. Park at St Anthony Head and walk to Porthbeor Beach.
Toilets:
No. There are toilets at St Anthony Head.
Facilities:
None.
Activities:
None.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
St Mawes (8 miles, seaside town, sandy beaches)
Towan Beach (1 mile, sandy beach, dog friendly)
Porthcurnick Beach (6 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly)
Pendower Beach (9 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly, disabled access)
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