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Porthgwarra Beach

Cornwall, England

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A secluded Cove just under 3 miles southeast of Lands End.

Porthgwarra is steeped in history and tradition. Once a busy fishing village, now only one boat regularly works crab pots from here.

Porthgwarra Beach is on the Penwith Heritage Coast, and adjacent to the South West Coast Path.

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Weather and tides for Sunday 3 December

Chance of rain 83%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 18mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 94%
Min temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 22mph

The tide at Porthgwarra Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 8:00 AM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 2:36 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   12.4°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Porthgwarra Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Minack Theatre (1 miles)
Telegraph Museum Porthcurno (1 miles)
Porthcurno (1 miles)
Sennen Surfing Centre (3 miles)
Smart Surf School (3.1 miles)
South West Coast Path - Sennen & Land's End (3.2 miles)
Carn Euny Ancient Village (3.5 miles)
Merry Maidens (4.2 miles)

All distances are approximate

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Location: Porthgwarra

Location type: Village

Nearest village: St Levan

OS Grid: SW371216

Country: England

Local Authority: Cornwall

Parish: St. Levan

Nearest postcode: TR19 6JR

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

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