Cornwall Beach Guide

Mawgan Porth Beach

Description:
Mawgan Porth Beach is an excellent wide sandy beach with sand even at high tide. Toilets and parking are close to the beach.
Safety:
Lifeguards in summer at Mawgan Porth. Signs warn of strong undercurrents, also risk of falling rocks from the cliffs. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
The car parks are close to the beach at Mawgan Porth and there is level access to the beach from the road.
Dogs:
Dogs allowed all year at Mawgan Porth.
Directions:
Mawgan Porth is 7 miles from Newquay. On the A30 near Indian Queens turn onto the A39 at the Highgate Hill roundabout. Proceed on the A39 north and continue on the A39 across the 1st roundabout. Continue on the A39 and at the 2nd roundabout (Trekenning roundabout) take the first left onto the A3059 (signposted for Newquay). After about 2 miles turn right, signposted to Watergate Bay and Mawgan Porth. Continue on this road until a junction and here turn right onto the B3276 (signposted to Padstow and Mawgan Porth). Follow the B3276 for several miles to Mawgan Porth.
Post Code:
TR8 4BJ.
Parking:
2 car parks close to Mawgan Porth Beach.
Toilets:
Yes, close to the beach.
Facilities:
Beach shop, cafés close to the beach.
Activities:
Surfing.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Newquay (5 miles, seaside town with sandy beaches, surfing, part dog friendly)
Porth (3 miles, sandy beach, surfing, disabled access)
Watergate Bay (2 miles, sandy beach, surfing, dog friendly)
Bedruthan Steps (2 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly)
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