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Portholland Beach

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Description:Portholland Beach is a large pleasant sandy beach joining the two hamlets of East and West Portholland. Some rock pools. The car park is quite small

Safety:Risk of rock falls from the cliffs. See Beach Safety Guide

Access:There is level access to the beach at West Portholland and a short slipway to the beach at East Portholland

Dogs:Dogs allowed all year at Portholland

Directions:Portholland is about 9 miles from St Austell. Portholland can be difficult to find and there are a number of different routes. Approaching from the east the easiest route is probably the B3273. At St Austell take the B3273 for Mevagissey. Shortly after Pentewan turn right on the Gorran Haven road. Continue on this road until Gorran Highlanes and here turn right onto the road to Caerhays (signposted to Rescassa and Caerhays). Follow the road through the hamlet of Rescassa. At the next junction turn right and follow the road to Caerhays Castle and Porthluney Cove. Continue on this road past Porthluney Cove and then continue on this road for a while and then turn left (where signposted to Portholland) and follow the road down to Portholland

Parking:A small car park at East Portholland (about 40 spaces) and a few parking spaces at West Portholland

Toilets:Yes, at East Portholland

Facilities:Café at East Portholland, Post Office open on Saturdays


Nearby Beaches: Portscatho (9 miles), Porthcurnick Beach (8 miles); Pendower Beach (4 miles),
Carne Beach (4 miles), Porthluney Cove (3 miles), Hemmick Beach (4 miles), Gorran Haven (6 miles), Pentewan Sands (8 miles)


Photos of Portholland provided by West Country Views
For more photos of Portholland, visit Portholland
on the West Country Views website


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