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Porthcurno Beach

Cornwall, England

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Porthcurno is on the south coast of Cornwall.

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.


Weather and tides for Monday 2 October

Chance of rain 49%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 9mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 57%
Min temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 20mph

The tide at Porthcurno Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 7:26 PM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 2:00 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   16.1°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Porthcurno Beach

Things to do and see in the area

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

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Location: Porthcurno

Location type: Village

OS Grid: SW387222

Country: England

Local Authority: Cornwall

Parish: St. Levan

Nearest postcode: TR19 6JU

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

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