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Lovely beach, amazing colour water

You park by the Telegraph museum and then walk about 5 minutes down to the beach along some narrow... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alan G
Bagshot, United Kingdom
Amazing beach

Stunningly blue sea you would think you were in the Caribbean. The beach is located down a steep... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Leicester, United Kingdom
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“minack theatre” (118 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (51 reviews)
“car park” (74 reviews)
Porthcurno, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You park by the Telegraph museum and then walk about 5 minutes down to the beach along some narrow steps onto this glorious beach. The water colour is like something from the Caribbean, except a damn site colder. From memory there isn't any changing facilities...More

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunningly blue sea you would think you were in the Caribbean. The beach is located down a steep path so not for anyone with mobility issues. Worth it if you can manage the path. Quite a steep shelved beach into the water so care is...More

Thank big-blue-eyes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful beach with lifeguards in attendance to the end of September. Sheltered spot with beautiful coast walks either side

Thank PeteandE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here on a rainy windy day in September and visited the Minnack theatre and Porthcurno beach and it really is the most stunning place ive ever seen. The theatre is just beautiful and well worth a day trip out and the beach is...More

Thank hannahstacey2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely & intimate beach. The sea is so clear and turquoisey! Can't wait to go back to it again!

Thank DarrenHay1930
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited a fair few beaches while in Cornwall and this was my favourite of them all. It was truly gorgeous. I posted some pics online and a friend commented that she didn't know we had gone abroad. She was genuinely surprised to hear we...More

Thank cristina H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The colour of the sea is the first thing that hits you - the most beautiful colour. There is a steep descent at the edge of the beach into the sea so not the best place for children to paddle. The climb back up to...More

Thank markbY2778MO
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Looking down on Porthcurno Beach, and the coast beyond, while visiting the Minack Theatre, it was easy to decide on a post-cream tea wander to burn off the calories. The steps down from the side of the theatre are steep, with a couple of other...More

2  Thank anthbike
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We visited on a not so sunny day, beach is very clean, but very hard to reach for those who have mobility issues as beach is reached by steep cement steps

Thank Lillylottie
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This beach is stunning. One of the best beaches in Cornwall. A bit of a walk down to the beach from car park but is worth it. This place is amazing. A must visit.

1  Thank allyfurr
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Fiona D
11 May 2017|
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Response from barbarawightman | Reviewed this property |
Have a look on google dog friendly beaches all the year round in Cornwall. Loads of lovely space at Watergate Bay and Mawgan Porth in North Cornwall especially when tide is out. Gets a bit busy at Seaton and Downderry in... More
Nikki J
4 January 2017|
Response from Moyna A |
We are staying in a dog friendly cottage/flat in Mousehole (pronounced Mouzel!) it's called Fisherman's Haven and owned by Andrew and Diana Hilton. Of course our dogs are two small breeds and very well behaved!
3 January 2017|
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Response from Trevor-w20 | Reviewed this property |
You are in for a treat if you have never been to Cornwall before. Absolutely fantastic. Like a lot of places you need the good weather to enjoy the majority of it. So many nice places to visit in this beautiful county... More