It is a rural sandy beach, approximately 130 metres wide, set in a picturesque cove backed by cliffs. There is a small stream that flows onto the beach and disperses over the sand.
Porthcurno Beach is on the Penwith Heritage Coast, and adjacent to the South West Coast Path.
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The tide at Porthcurno Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 10:11 PM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 3:59 AM tomorrow.
Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low
Approximate sea surface temperature: 9.9°CDetailed weather and tides »
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Porthcurno (0 miles)
Minack Theatre (0.1 miles)
Telegraph Museum Porthcurno (0.3 miles)
Carn Euny Ancient Village (2.6 miles)
Merry Maidens (3.1 miles)
Sennen Surfing Centre (3.1 miles)
Smart Surf School (3.3 miles)
South West Coast Path - Sennen & Land's End (3.4 miles)
Mousehole Harbour (5.7 miles)
All distances are approximate
around 7 miles northeast as the seagull flies, around 9 miles by road.
around 6 miles east-northeast as the seagull flies, around 9 miles by road.
around 4 miles east-northeast as the seagull flies, around 7 miles by road.
just over a mile west-southwest as the seagull flies, around 3 miles by road.
around 2 miles west-northwest as the seagull flies, around 3 miles by road.
around 3 miles northwest as the seagull flies, around 5 miles by road.
around 4 miles north-northwest as the seagull flies, around 6 miles by road.
around 6 miles north-northwest as the seagull flies, around 10 miles by road.
Location type: Village
OS Grid: SW387222
Local Authority: Cornwall
Parish: St. Levan
Nearest postcode: TR19 6JU
(for sat-nav purposes only, a beach does not have a postal address!)
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