Porthgwarra Beach (aka Porthgwarra Cove)

Porthgwarra Beach is a secluded small beach located within a small fishing village.

Time your visit to Porthgwarra Cove well as only a small beach is available at low tide with a collection of interesting rock pools and caves. The main caves were carved by the tin miners and fishermen to gain access to the beach.

At high tide, the cove still offers a great swimming and snorkelling opportunity,  as you can still get good access to the sea from the slipway.

Facilities at Porthgwarra Beach include nearby parking, toilets, a cafe and a small shop.

Porthgwarra Beach has dog restrictions.
Porthgwarra beach has seasonal dog restrictions not allowing dogs from 1st July to 31st August between 10 am - 6 pm

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 50 beaches at Penwith Peninsula, 216 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 16.7℃ to 17.2℃ with wind speed 9.9 m/sec (SW)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 16.5℃ to 16.9℃ with wind speed 11.5 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Oct 06
Expect a temp in the range 14℃ to 14.5℃ with wind speed 7 m/sec (WNW)
Friday, Oct 07
Expect a temp in the range 14.8℃ to 15℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Oct 08
Expect a temp in the range 13.3℃ to 13.7℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (NW)
Sunday, Oct 09
Expect a temp in the range 13.5℃ to 13.9℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (S)
Monday, Oct 10
Expect a temp in the range 15.4℃ to 16.4℃ with wind speed 9.3 m/sec (SSW)

Penwith Peninsula weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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