Cornwall Beach Guide

Porthgwarra Beach

Description:
Porthgwarra is a small fishing village with a narrow sandy beach. Parking and toilets are close to the beach.
Safety:
No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
Access to the beach is via a short slope.
Dogs:
Dogs are banned on Porthgwarra Beach from 1st May to 30th September (8am to 7pm).
Directions:
Porthgwarra is 10 miles from Penzance which is 27 miles from Truro. 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. Pass the turning to Porthcurno, then take the next left to Porthgwarra (signposted to Porthgwarra).
Post Code:
TR19 6JR.
Parking:
1 car park at Porthgwarra.
Toilets:
Yes at Porthgwarra.
Facilities:
Café.
Activities:
None.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Porthcurno (3 miles, sandy beach)
Porth Chapel (3 miles, sandy beach, part dog friendly)
Sennen Cove (5 miles, sandy beach, surfing, disabled access)
porthgwarra large map