The cliffs to the east of this fine sandy beach are extensively used by nesting birds, whilst the rock pools to its west provide ample opportunity for kids to looks for starfish, crabs and shrimp.
Porthpean Beach is adjacent to the South West Coast Path.
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The tide at Porthpean Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 1:28 PM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 7:32 PM.
Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low
Approximate sea surface temperature: 10.9°CDetailed weather and tides »
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Historic Port of Charlestown (0.7 miles)
Pinetum Gardens (1.4 miles)
St Austell Brewery (1.6 miles)
Cornwall Football Golf (1.8 miles)
Pentewan Valley Cycle Hire (2.4 miles)
Lobbs Farm Shop (3.3 miles)
Wheal Martyn (3.4 miles)
The Lost Gardens of Heligan (3.4 miles)
Mevagissey Museum (3.8 miles)
Aquila Charters (3.8 miles)
All distances are approximate
less than a mile northeast as the seagull flies, around 2 miles by road.
around 2 miles east-northeast as the seagull flies, around 3 miles by road.
around 4 miles east as the seagull flies, around 8 miles by road.
around 5 miles east as the seagull flies, around 9 miles by road.
around 7 miles south-southwest as the seagull flies, around 12 miles by road.
Location: Lower Porthpean
Location type: Rural
Nearest village: Duporth
OS Grid: SX032507
Local Authority: Cornwall
Parish: St Austell Bay
Nearest postcode: PL26 6AX
(for sat-nav purposes only, a beach does not have a postal address!)
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