Little Perhaver Beach, Cornwall


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. Little Perhaver beach, Dogs allowed but must be kept on leads from Easter to end September.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around St Austell, 215 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

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.

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Our tide forecast for Little Perhaver Beach in Cornwall.

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