Cornwall Beach Guide

Portreath Beach

Description:
Portreath is a small port with a pleasant wide sand beach to the west of the harbour. Facilities and parking are close to Portreath Beach.
Safety:
No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
The car park is right by the beach. There is a short set of steps to the beach.
Dogs:
Dogs are banned on Portreath Beach from Easter Day to October 1 (7am to 7pm).
Directions:
Portreath is 4 miles from Redruth and 12 miles from Truro. On the A30, turn off at Redruth (where signposted to Redruth and Porthtowan). On the roundabout over the A30, follow the directions to Reduth and Portreath onto a second roundabout and here turn right onto the A3047 (again signposted to Redruth and Portreath). Follow this road to another roundabout and here turn right onto the B3300 (signposted to Portreath) and follow this road to Portreath.
Post Code:
TR16 4NN.
Parking:
One medium sized car park by Portreath Beach. There is also some road parking in Portreath.
Toilets:
Yes, by Portreath Beach.
Facilities:
Pub, shop, café. Sand Chair hire for the disabled at Portreath Beach, phone West Cornwall Adventure on (07837) 634861.
Activities:
Surfing.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Gwithian Towans (5 miles, sandy beach, surfing)
Porthtowan (4 miles, sandy beach, surfing, disabled access)
Chapel Porth (7 miles, sandy beach, surfing)
Perranporth (14 miles, sandy beach, surfing, dog friendly, disabled access)
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