"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Porthleven - West Beach

Porthleven West is at the western end of Porthleven Sands on the south coast of Cornwall. It is a shingle beach resort approximately 330 metres wide backed by cliffs.

Beach type: Shingle

Nearest town: Penzance

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW632252

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Porthleven - West Beach

  • Flambards Village (2m)
  • Flambards Experience (2m)
  • One2eleven (2m)
  • Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre (4m)
  • Godolphin House (4m)
  • Newton Equestrian (4m)
  • National Seal Sanctuary (5m)
  • Trelowarren House (5m)
  • Poldark Mine (5m)

Tourist Information

Helston and Lizard Peninsula
Tourist Information Centre
79 Meneage Street
Helston
Cornwall
England
TR13 8RB

Phone 01326 565 431
Email info@helstontic.demon.co.uk

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Weather

Forecast for Sunday 21 October

06:00


Chance of rain 19%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
ENE
Pressure 1029
Humidity 100%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NW
Pressure 1030
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNW
Pressure 1030
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
NNW
Pressure 1029
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
N
Pressure 1030
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
NNE
Pressure 1032
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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A small mainly shingle beach in a bay backed by cliffs. It is home to the Porthleven Reef Break. Only experienced surfers should use this break as it is very dangerous.

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