The Beach Guide

Porthmeor - surfing

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Very good, popular surfing beach.

Surf report

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

RNLI lifeguard cover: Easter bank holiday, weekends during April, daily from 5 May to 30 September and weekends during October

Parking

Parking is always difficult in St Ives. It is usually possible to find a place in the large car park above the town but it is probably better to park in St Erth or Lelant and take the train into St Ives.

Awards

Blue Flag Award