Cornwall Beach Guide

Perranporth Beach

Description:
Perranporth is a popular seaside town with a huge sandy beach which stretches 2 miles to the north. There are also extensive sand dunes and all the expected facilities at Perranporth.
Safety:
Lifeguards on duty in summer at Perranporth. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
There is 1 car park right by the beach. From the beach car park there is a short slope to the beach suitable for wheel chairs.
Dogs:
Dogs allowed all year on Perranporth beach. From 2011, dogs must be kept on leads on designated parts of Perranporth Beach in July and August.
Directions:
Perranporth is 10 miles from Truro and 8 miles from Newquay. Proceed on the A30 from the east or west. At the Boxheater junction turn north onto the B3285 which is the road to Goonhavern (signposted to Perranporth and Goonhavern). At Goonhavern turn left onto the A3075 (again signposted to Perranporth). Then at the double roundabout turn right onto the B3285 (signposted to Perranporth). Follow this road to Perranporth. There are other routes from the A30 to Perranporth.
Post Code:
TR6 0JN.
Parking:
4 car parks at Perranporth, 1 of which is close to Perranporth Beach.
Toilets:
Toilets by the beach.
Facilities:
Shops, restaurants, pubs in Perranporth.
Activities:
Surfing.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Porthtowan (9 miles, sandy beach, surfing, disabled access)
Chapel Porth (6 miles, sandy beach, surfing)
Trevaunance Cove (4 miles, sandy beach, surfing, dog friendly)
Holywell Bay (5 miles, sandy beach, surfing, dog friendly)
perranporth large map