Porthcurnick beach, Truro, Cornwall
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    Porthcurnick Beach Information

    Porthcurnick beach is a wide isolated sandy beach with rock pools and at low tide some smaller coves become accessible.

    The beach is managed by the National Trust and is located at the end of a narrow lane with no parking, it is advised to park in the New Road, Portscatho car park and take the coast path.

    This stretch of Roseland Peninsula coast is worth exploring with Portscatho around St Anthony Headland to the west, or to the east you have Carne and Pendower beaches.

    The beach has The Hidden Hut cafe and a slipway although if you have a boat beware of the narrow single track lane access.

    Porthcurnick Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year. Porthcurnick Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 11 beaches around Roseland Peninsula, 215 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Beach Bathing Water Quality


    Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
    • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
    • Good: generally good water quality
    • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
    • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
  • Tides
  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain today, with high temperatures peaking at 17°C on Wednesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    Monday, Oct 22nd
     Partly cloudy in the morning.
     
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    Tuesday, Oct 23rd
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    Wednesday, Oct 24th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    Thursday, Oct 25th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
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    Friday, Oct 26th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy starting in the afternoon.
     
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      8:01 am    6:08 pm

    Saturday, Oct 27th
     Foggy until afternoon and windy starting in the afternoon.
     
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    Sunday, Oct 28th
     Windy until afternoon.
     
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