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.

Dog Friendly Beach?

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 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 8.6℃ to 10℃ with wind speed 6.8 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Feb 05partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 8.6℃ to 9.1℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (WSW)
Monday, Feb 06partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 7.1℃ to 7.6℃ with wind speed 7.4 m/sec (SE)
Tuesday, Feb 07clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.6℃ to 6.2℃ with wind speed 2.9 m/sec (ESE)
Wednesday, Feb 08clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.8℃ to 5.3℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (ESE)
Thursday, Feb 09fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 6℃ to 8.5℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Feb 10cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.3℃ to 7.9℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (NE)

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

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