Porthmeor Beach Maps

How to get to Porthmeor Beach

By Foot: For those staying in St Ives, Porthmeor Beach is easily accessible on foot and is never more than a short walk away. Walking through the narrow, winding streets of St Ives is a joy in itself, simply follow the signs pointing towards the Tate St Ives or the beach itself. By Car: Driving to Porthmeor Beach is easy in theory but, parking in St Ives can be challenging, especially during the peak summer months. The town has several car parks, but the Island Car Park (near Porthmeor) and the Trenwith Car Park (a bit further away) are good options. From there, you can enjoy a pleasant walk to the beach. It's wise to arrive early to secure a parking spot and avoid the busiest times. By Bus: St Ives is well-served by bus routes connecting it to other parts of Cornwall. Most services heading to St Ives bus station, or the Malakoff as it is known, which incidentally has some of the best view in St Ives! Located near the town centre, Porthmeor Beach a 10-15 minute walk away. By Train: Travelling to Porthmeor Beach by train is a particularly scenic option and you won’t have to worry about parking. The St Ives branch line, connecting from St Erth (on the mainline from London Paddington to Penzance), offers stunning views of St Ives Bay. Once you arrive at St Ives train station, the beach is a scenic walk along the harbour front away.

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St Ives


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SW 5168 4079