Little Perhaver beach, St Austell, Cornwall
  • About Us

    Little Perhaver beach also known as Gorran Haven beach is a sandy beach on the most eastern point of the Roseland Peninsula, sheltered from the prevailing west winds by Dodman Point. Quieter than its neighbour Mevagissey, Gorran has a nice a stone harbour and quite safe bathing which makes it popular with families with easy access.

    The area has some nice cliff walks; southwest to Dodman Point and a northeast passing Great Perhaver Beach and on over Pabyer Point and Turbot Point to Portmellon and Mevagissey.

    Facilities include car parking, toilets, telephone, disabled access, cafe, shops, deckchair hire.

    Little Perhaver Beach has dog restrictions. Dogs allowed but must be kept on leads from Easter to end September.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 15 beaches around St Austell, 204 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality

    Little Perhaver 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.
  • Weather

    Little Perhaver Beach 7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain today and tomorrow, with temperatures peaking at 10°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
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    Sunday, Dec 17th
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      8:15 am    4:18 pm

    Monday, Dec 18th
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      8:15 am    4:18 pm
    Tuesday, Dec 19th
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      8:16 am    4:18 pm

    Wednesday, Dec 20th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    Thursday, Dec 21st
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      8:17 am    4:19 pm

    Friday, Dec 22nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    Saturday, Dec 23rd
     Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
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