It is a sandy beach resort, approximately 370 metres wide, backed by cliffs. There is a stream that disperses over the sand in the centre of the beach.
Porthtowan Beach is adjacent to the South West Coast Path.
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The tide at Porthtowan Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 6:49 AM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 1:06 PM.
Approximate sea surface temperature: 12.3°CDetailed weather and tides »
There is car parking for 137 cars - there is a seasonal charge. There are also 4 disabled spaces.
Seasonal ban in place betwteen Easter day to 1st October.
Beach manually cleaned daily during the summer by the council.
Daily - 30th April - 25th September
Weekends - 16th April - 24th April; 1-16th 16th
Easter - 25th March - 10th April
Oct half term - 22nd - 30th October
Excellent water quality
From £410.00 per week at Sykes Cottages
Rural St. Just Stables
From £940.00 per week at Holiday Cottages
From £695.00 per week at Holiday Cottages
From £678.00 per week at Sykes Cottages
Luxury Rural St. Issey Lodge
From £528.00 per week at Holidaycottages.co.uk
Rural Kenwyn Cottage
From £382.00 per week at Holidaycottages.co.uk
All distances are approximate
around 3 miles northeast as the seagull flies, around 5 miles by road.
around 6 miles northeast as the seagull flies, around 10 miles by road.
around 3 miles southwest as the seagull flies, around 5 miles by road.
Location type: Village
OS Grid: SW690481
Local Authority: Cornwall
Parish: St. Agnes
Nearest postcode: TR4 8AW
(for sat-nav purposes only, a beach does not have a postal address!)
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