Porthcurnick Beach, Cornwall

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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.

Beach 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.

Weather


Our 7 day weather forecast for Roseland Peninsula in Cornwall

Today
Expect a temp in the range 13.1℃ to 14.9℃ with wind speed 7.7 m/sec (NNW)
Saturday, Jun 19
Expect a temp in the range 11.4℃ to 12.8℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (NNW)
Sunday, Jun 20
Expect a temp in the range 13.4℃ to 14.6℃ with wind speed 6.3 m/sec (ESE)
Monday, Jun 21
Expect a temp in the range 13.6℃ to 14.1℃ with wind speed 3.6 m/sec (E)
Tuesday, Jun 22
Expect a temp in the range 12.6℃ to 13.3℃ with wind speed 7.2 m/sec (NNW)
Wednesday, Jun 23
Expect a temp in the range 11.4℃ to 12.6℃ with wind speed 4.6 m/sec (NNW)
Thursday, Jun 24
Expect a temp in the range 11.1℃ to 13.4℃ with wind speed 1.5 m/sec (WNW)


Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK


Tides

Our tide forecast for Porthcurnick Beach in Cornwall.

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