"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Porthcurno Beach

Porthcurno is on the south coast of Cornwall. It is a rural sandy beach, approximately 130 metres wide, set in a picturesque cove backed by cliffs. There is a small stream that flows onto the beach and disperses over the sand.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Penzance

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW387222

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Porthcurno Beach

  • The Minack Theatre and visitor Centre (0m)
  • Porthcurno Telegraph Museum (0m)
  • Lands End (3m)
  • Lands End Visitors Centre (3m)
  • Newlyn Art Gallery (6m)
  • Trengwainton Garden (7m)
  • Penlee House Gallery & Museum (7m)
  • Jubilee Pool (7m)
  • St Michael's Mount (7m)
  • The Levant Beam Engine (7m)

Tourist Information

St Just
Tourist Information Centre
The Library
Market Street
Penzance
Cornwall
England
TR19 7HX

Phone 01736 788165
Email stjusttourist@cornwall.gov.uk
http://www.visit-westcornwall.com/

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Weather

Forecast for Tuesday 18 September

06:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
SW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 40%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Accomodation near Porthcurno Beach

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Tell us what you think about Porthcurno Beach

The beach is set in an idyllic cove. It has golden white sand with striking cliffs as a backdrop. It is popular with both locals and tourists and can be good for surfing on occasions.

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