"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Porthgwarra Beach

A secluded Cove just under 3 miles southeast of Lands End. Porthgwarra is steeped in history and tradition. Once a busy fishing village, now only one boat regularly works crab pots from here.

Beach type: Sand & rocks

Nearest town: Penzance

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW372215

Local area map loading...
Larger map

Things to see and do near Porthgwarra Beach

  • The Minack Theatre and visitor Centre (1m)
  • Porthcurno Telegraph Museum (1m)
  • Lands End (3m)
  • Lands End Visitors Centre (3m)
  • Newlyn Art Gallery (7m)
  • Trengwainton Garden (8m)
  • The Levant Beam Engine (8m)
  • Geevor Tin Mine (8m)
  • Penlee House Gallery & Museum (8m)
  • Jubilee Pool (8m)

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/

Photos are automatically tagged by geographic coordinate proximity and/or are submitted by website visitors, and may not necessarily be specifically of Porthgwarra Beach.

Weather

Forecast for Thursday 15 November

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 97%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 18%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1017
Humidity 99%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSE
Pressure 1018
Humidity 98%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 18%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
S
Pressure 1017
Humidity 99%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSE
Pressure 1017
Humidity 98%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 3mph.
S
Pressure 1019
Humidity 97%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Five Day Weather

Nearby coastal places and features

Local area map loading...

Accomodation near Porthgwarra Beach

Hotels, guest houses and B&Bs

Self-catering

All nearby accomodation

Tell us what you think about Porthgwarra Beach

A secluded Cove just under 3 miles southeast of Lands End. Porthgwarra is steeped in history and tradition. Once a busy fishing village, now only one boat regularly works crab pots from here.

SeaBritain.co.uk is a Good Stuff website.