Cornwall Beach Guide

Port Gaverne Beach

Description:
Port Gaverne is a sheltered narrow cove with plenty of sand at low tide. The beach at Port Gaverne is usually fairly quiet as parking is some distance away in Port Isaac. Note that the Port Isaac car parks can get full on busy summer days. Port Isaac is an attractive fishing village which is well worth visiting and there is also a beach in the harbour at Port Isaac.
Safety:
No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
There is very limited road parking at Port Gaverne with final access to the beach via a short slipway. The closest car park in Port Isaac is about 5 minutes walking but the road down to Port Gaverne is steep and not suitable for wheel chairs.
Dogs:
Dogs allowed all year at Port Gaverne.
Directions:
Port Gaverne is approximately 10 miles from Wadebridge and 17 miles from Bodmin. Approach Wadebridge on the A389 (from Bodmin) or the A39. At Wadebridge take the B3314 and proceed on the B3314 and turn left on the B3267 signposted to Port Isaac. Follow this road to Port Isaac and park at Port Isaac. Then walk down to Port Gaverne.
Post Code:
PL29 3SQ.
Parking:
Very limited road parking at Port Gaverne (maybe space for 8-10 cars). 2 car parks at Port Isaac, the closest is about 5 minutes walking from Port Gaverne.
Toilets:
Yes at Port Gaverne and Port Isaac.
Facilities:
Pub at Port Gaverne. At Port Isaac, shops, cafés.
Activities:
None.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Daymer Bay (8 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly)
Polzeath (7 miles, sandy beach, surfing, disabled access)
Trebarwith Strand (6 miles, sandy beach, surfing, dog friendly)
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