Cornwall Beach Guide

Portloe Beach

Description:
Portloe is an attractive fishing village with a very small sand beach at low tide. There are facilities in the village.
Safety:
No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
The car park is a 5 minute walk from the beach. The walk is along the road and the road slopes all the way down to the beach.
Dogs:
No details available.
Directions:
Portloe is 10 miles from Truro and 12 miles from St Austell. On the A390 about 4 miles east of Truro turn onto the A3078 for St Mawes and continue on the A3078 past Tregony. There are several routes from the A3078 to Portloe. The quickest route is to turn left just after the Texaco station (a couple of miles after Tregony) where signposted to Portloe. After a couple of miles on this road turn left where signposted to Portloe and continue on this road to Portloe.
Post Code:
TR2 5RG.
Parking:
1 small car park on the outskirts of Portloe village.
Toilets:
Yes.
Facilities:
Restaurant, pub, shop.
Activities:
Kayak and dinghy launching but there are harbour fees which are expensive.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Pendower Beach (3 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly, disabled access)
Porthluney Cove (5 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly, disabled access)
Hemmick Beach (8 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly)
Gorran Haven (8 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly, disabled access)
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