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Porthpean Beach

Porthpean Beach Road, St Austell PL26 6AU, England
+44 1726 69080
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Lovely little beach

Perfect for families with small children, hidden away down small country lane. Depending on tide... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Creeky19
via mobile
Nice beach

This is a nice beach very peaceful with a backdrop of cliffs . It is walkable along the coastal... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Anne B
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Hertfordshire
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“small beach” (17 reviews)
“rock pools” (28 reviews)
“lovely beach” (18 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Porthpean Beach Road, St Austell PL26 6AU, England
CONTACT
+44 1726 69080
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"small beach"
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"rock pools"
in 28 reviews
"lovely beach"
in 18 reviews
"car park"
in 30 reviews
"passing places"
in 3 reviews
"steep slope"
in 3 reviews
"cafe shop"
in 2 reviews
"the sw coast path"
in 2 reviews
"no dogs allowed"
in 2 reviews
"small cafe"
in 4 reviews
"both sides"
in 2 reviews
"hot food"
in 2 reviews
"the cliff"
in 6 reviews
"walked down"
in 2 reviews
"clean sand"
in 2 reviews
"half term"
in 2 reviews
"lovely walk"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect for families with small children, hidden away down small country lane. Depending on tide good for rock pooling. Great beach hut selling everything you could possibly want. Toilets too. We got there early in the morning 10am £3.50 to park all day. Does get...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice beach very peaceful with a backdrop of cliffs . It is walkable along the coastal path from Charlestown.

2  Thank Anne B
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

A lovely clean beach With parking and a cafe/beach shop We took a stroll on a winters day but can imagine this is a lovely stop in the summer.

2  Thank Minifignick
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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

After many summers here , it was nice to revisit and enjoy a days with my family and friends, Best beach in the Cornish Rivera safe bay with lots to enjoy

1  Thank Aaron B
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Reviewed January 20, 2018

Spent a week staying in this area in September 2017 and walked down to the beach most days. It is a public beach but very quiet and never crowded. We were lucky enough to see a seal one afternoon who was playing in the water...More

3  Thank Boo12367
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Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Our parking was fine, paid a full day and only used and hour as the beach was smaller than we thought but nice and sandy, rock pools with eels and crabs 🦀 👍 life guard on duty in his car , beach clean and tidy...More

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Reviewed December 18, 2017

We spend a great deal of time in Cornwall, and this year decided to visit Porthpean beach. As we visited in October, the beach was nicely deserted. We spend a few hours enjoying this beach. Though a lovely experience, I will never visit this place...More

1  Thank Keira W
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Reviewed November 13, 2017

We walked to here along the coast from Charlestown taking about 30 minutes with good views along the way and not too challenging. A small group of kayakers had just come ashore leaving the beach almost deserted. All the facilities were closed for the winter...More

Thank k r
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Reviewed October 29, 2017

We spent a nice few hours at the beach (2 adults, a 6 year old, 4 year old and 9 month old). Fortunately the tide was out so we went exploring the ever exposing rocks with the 2 older kids, it was a bit slippy...More

2  Thank mrpsd80
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

We were literally minutes late having paid our full car park and still got 100GBP fine and going down to 60GBP if paid in 14 days. It was last week, out of season, car park empty, and we sent the car park an email saying...More

2  Thank susan M
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k r
May 15, 2018|
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Response from Charlotte P |
Hi I run the shop on porthpean beach, yes the cafe is open everyday but I don’t open on rainy days. The toilets are open too, from Easter Sunday right through till October. I hope this is helpful 😊
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reviewer4trip
May 30, 2016|
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Response from Jamiechandler | Property representative |
No I'm afraid dogs are only permitted end of October until Easter.
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