The Beach Guide

Porthleven Beach

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There is a sandy beach beyond the harbour wall that stretches all the way to Looe Bar at lower tides. Swimming can be risky at low tide and when the sea is rough.
All facilities close to harbour area and town provides some excellent eating spots.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service

RNLI lifeguard Summer cover daily from 7 July to 2 September

Dogs friendly beach?

Seasonal dog ban. Easter day to 1st October

dog friendly beaches »


TR13 9EA

OS grid ref.

SW 6304 2535


All facilities in town of Porthleven.


parking around harbour area