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Porth Curno Beach

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Description:Porth Curno Beach is a perfect sandy beach with superb coastal scenery. The nearby Minack Theatre can be visited during the day. Pedn Vounder Beach can also be reached via the coast path

Safety:Lifeguards in summer. See Beach Safety Guide

Access:The path from the car park to Porth Curno Beach takes several minutes to walk and final access to the beach is via a short set of steps. There is a difficult climb down at Pedn Vounder Beach

Dogs:Dogs are banned on Porth Curno Beach from 1st May to 30th September (8am to 7pm)

Directions:Porthcurno village is 10 miles from Penzance which is 27 miles from Truro and 14 miles from Helston. Approach Penzance on the A30 and follow the directions for Lands End to stay on the A30. Two miles after Penzance turn left on the B3283 and drive through St Buryan. When the B3283 joins the B3315 continue on the B3315 through Treen and shortly after Treen turn left (signposted to Porthcurno). Drive through Porthcurno village and park at the main car park. There is a short walk to Porth Curno Beach

Parking:1 main car park at Porth Curno, also 1 car park for the Minack Theatre

Toilets:Yes, by the main Porth Curno car park

Facilities:Café, Museum, Theatre


Nearby Beaches: Cape Cornwall (8 miles), Sennen Cove (5 miles), Porthgwarra (3 miles),
Porth Chapel
(1 mile), Mousehole (8 miles), Penzance (8 miles), Marazion (14 miles)

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