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Porthtowan Beach

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Description:Porthtowan Beach is a large sandy beach popular with surfers and families

Safety:Lifeguards in summer at Porthtowan Beach. See Beach Safety Guide

Access:The car park is close to Porthtowan Beach. There is level access to the beach

Dogs:Dogs are banned on Porthtowan Beach from Easter Day to October 1

Directions:Porthtowan Beach is 9 miles from Truro and 15 miles from Newquay. Use the A30 from the east or west. At the Chiverton Cross roundabout (about 8 miles from Redruth) turn onto the B3277 the road to St Agnes (signposted to St Agnes). After about 2 miles turn left at a crossroads (signposted to Porthtowan) and follow this road for several miles to Porthtowan. Arriving in Porthtowan, turn right where signposted to Porthtowan and follow this road to the Porthtowan Beach car park

Parking:One large car park at Porthtowan, plus some road parking

Toilets:Yes, in the Porthtowan Beach car park

Facilities:Beach shop and café near the beach at Porthtowan

Activities:Surfing at Porthtowan

Nearby Beaches: St Ives (18 miles), Gwithian Towans (10 miles), Godrevy (9 miles), Portreath (4 miles), Chapel Porth (3 miles), Trevaunance Cove (4 miles), Perranporth (7 miles), Holywell Bay (14 miles)










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