Cornwall Beach Guide

Portscatho Beach

Description:
Portscatho is an attractive fishing village with a beach which is mainly rock but with sandy patches. Portscatho beach stretches all the way to Porthcurnick Beach to the north.
Safety:
No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
There is a sloping path from the car park to the village, which takes about 10 minutes to walk. Final access to the beach and harbour are via short slopes.
Dogs:
No details available.
Directions:
Portscatho is 13 miles from Truro and 16 miles from St Austell. 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. Take the next left and there is a small car park just before Portscatho village.
Post Code:
TR2 5HD.
Parking:
One small car park, a 10 minute walk from Portscatho village.
Toilets:
Yes, by the beach.
Facilities:
Pub,shops.
Activities:
None.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Towan Beach (2 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly)
Porthcurnick Beach (2 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly)
Pendower Beach (6 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly, disabled access)
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