The Beach Guide

Porthcurno Beach

  • Porthcurno Cove
  • pk-pipe
  • Porthcurno Surfing
  • Stormy Porthcurno
  • porthcurno-waiting
  • Porthcurno
  • Porthcurno Beach
  • Porthcurno Wave

Popular family beach with lots of soft sand. Steeply shelving beach attracts more experienced swimmers. The stream at the top of the beach is ideal for children paddling. All facilities available. Close to Minack Theatre and Telegraphy Museum.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service

Lifeguard service in the summer. 10am-6pm 19 May to 30 September

Dogs friendly beach?

Seasonal dog ban. Easter day to 1st October

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TR19 6JX

OS grid ref.

SW 3873 2226


Large car park above beach.