Cornwall Beach Guide

Portheras Cove Beach

Description:
Portheras Cove is a pleasant cove with a white sand beach. There are no facilities or parking.
Safety:
No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
Park at the Pendeen Watch lighthouse and walk the coast path east to Portheras Cove, the path is steep in places (takes about 20 minutes).
Dogs:
Dogs allowed all year at Portheras Cove.
Directions:
Pendeen Watch is 1 mile from Pendeen which is 11 miles from St Ives. At St Ives take the B3306 and follow this west for about 10 miles to Pendeen. At Pendeen turn right for Pendeen Watch Lighthouse (where signposted to Pendeen Lighthouse). Alternatively, drive to Penzance on the A30 and follow the A30 around Penzance following the signs to Lands End. Shortly before Sennen Cove, turn onto the B3306 and drive east to Pendeen.
Post Code:
TR19 7ED.
Parking:
Park at Pendeen Watch. There is only room for 8 to 10 cars.
Toilets:
No.
Facilities:
None.
Activities:
None.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Porthcurno (13 miles, sandy beach)
Sennen Cove (9 miles, sandy beach, surfing, disabled access)
St Ives (11 miles, seaside town, sandy beaches, surfing, part dog friendly, some disabled access)
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