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Porthpean Beach

Cornwall, England


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Once known for pilchard fishing, Porthpean is now popular among families seeking a safe sheltered beach.

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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Weather and tides for Saturday 23 June

Today
Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 7mph
Max UV Index
Tonight
Chance of rain 4%
Min temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 7mph

The tide at Porthpean Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 8:47 AM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 2:58 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

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Location: Lower Porthpean

Location type: Rural

Nearest village: Duporth

OS Grid: SX032506

Country: England

Local Authority: Cornwall Council

Parish: St Austell Bay

Nearest postcode: PL26 6AX

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

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