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.
Cove Sand Rock
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The tide at Porthgwarra Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 1:45 AM tomorrow, and the next low tide will be at approximately 8:14 AM tomorrow.
Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low
Approximate sea surface temperature: 11.6°CDetailed weather and tides »
Seasonal ban in place between Easter and 1st October.
No lifeguard cover at this beach
Water quality not measured here
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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
Location type: Village
Nearest village: St Levan
OS Grid: SW371216
Local Authority: Cornwall
Parish: St. Levan
Nearest postcode: TR19 6JR
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