Cornwall Beach Guide

Porth Beach

Description:
Porth Beach is a large sandy beach on the outskirts of Newquay. Porth has all the expected facilities and there is pleasant walking around Porth Island.
Safety:
Lifeguards in summer. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
At Porth there is a car park on the beach. There is also level access from the B3276.
Dogs:
Dogs are banned on Porth Beach from Easter Day to October 1.
Directions:
Porth Beach is close to Newquay. On the A30 near Indian Queens turn onto the A39 at the Highgate Hill roundabout. Proceed on the A39 north until the next roundabout then take the 2nd left (signposted to Newquay) onto the A392. Follow the A392 to Quintrell Downs. At the roundabout in Quintrell Downs, turn right onto the A3058 and follow this road to the west of Newquay. At the double roundabout turn right onto the B3276 (signposted to Porth). Follow this road down to Porth Beach.
Post Code:
TR7 3NH.
Parking:
1 car park on Porth Beach, 1 car park by the B3276 (a few minutes walk from Porth Beach).
Toilets:
Yes.
Facilities:
Shop, café, pub.
Activities:
Surfing.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Crantock (4 miles, sandy beach, surfing, dog friendly, disabled access)
Fistral Beach (3 miles, sandy beach, surfing, dog friendly, disabled access)
Newquay (1 mile, seaside town with sandy beaches, surfing, part dog friendly)
Watergate Bay (1 mile, sandy beach, surfing, dog friendly)
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