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Porthcurnick Beach

Cornwall, England

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Porthcurnick is on the south coast of Cornwall.

It is a remote sandy beach, approximately 210 metres wide, backed by cliffs and accessed by a footpath. A stream flows across the beach to the sea.

Porthcurnick Beach is on The Roseland Heritage Coast, and adjacent to the South West Coast Path.


Weather and tides for Saturday 18 May

Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 11mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 46%
Min temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 9mph

The tide at Porthcurnick Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 2:58 PM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 9:10 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   13.3°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Porthcurnick Beach

Things to do and see in the area

St. Just in Roseland Church (1.9 miles)
Philleigh Way Cookery School (2.2 miles)
St. Anthony Head Walk (2.3 miles)
Melinsey Mill (2.6 miles)
St Mawes Ferry (2.7 miles)
St. Mawes Castle (3.1 miles)
King Harry Ferry (3.2 miles)
Trelissick (3.4 miles)
Mylor Sailing School (3.7 miles)

Places to eat near Porthcurnick Beach

Tatams (160 yards)
Driftwood Restaurant (340 yards)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Gerrans

Location type: Rural

OS Grid: SW879359

Country: England

Local Authority: Cornwall

Parish: Gerrans

Nearest postcode: TR2 5EW

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Visitor information for Porthcurnick Beach, Cornwall, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

British Beaches is a Good Stuff website. Sat, 18 May 2024 12:26:04 +0100