Portholland Beach

Portholland beach, a large sandy beach joining the two hamlets of East and West Portholland. Portholland has two separate coves at high tide, but at low tide they are linked by a sandy beach and some rock pools.

Facilities include limited parking, slipway, shop and toilets.

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

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 18 beaches at St Austell, 216 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

Visit Portholland Beach


(Get directions)

Portholland Beach Photos


7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 8.7℃ to 12.3℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (NNW)
Monday, Oct 03
Expect a temp in the range 8.4℃ to 12℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (NNE)
Tuesday, Oct 04
Expect a temp in the range 14.3℃ to 15.1℃ with wind speed 3.6 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 15.9℃ to 16.1℃ with wind speed 8.6 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Oct 06
Expect a temp in the range 12.6℃ to 12.8℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (W)
Friday, Oct 07
Expect a temp in the range 11.8℃ to 12.3℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Oct 08
Expect a temp in the range 11.9℃ to 13.4℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (SW)

St Austell weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Portholland Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Portholland Beach is at Mevagissey 6.66 km (4.14 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Sun 02 Oct
   Low Tide at 03:04 (Height 1.50m)
   High Tide at 09:15 (Height 4.75m)
   Low Tide at 15:32 (Height 1.64m)
   High Tide at 21:43 (Height 4.51m)
Mon 03 Oct
   Low Tide at 03:55 (Height 1.89m)
   High Tide at 10:15 (Height 4.48m)
   Low Tide at 16:38 (Height 2.00m)
   High Tide at 22:57 (Height 4.21m)
Tue 04 Oct
   Low Tide at 05:17 (Height 2.21m)
   High Tide at 11:43 (Height 4.32m)
   Low Tide at 18:29 (Height 2.14m)
Wed 05 Oct
   High Tide at 00:47 (Height 4.14m)
   Low Tide at 07:25 (Height 2.17m)
   High Tide at 13:26 (Height 4.46m)
   Low Tide at 20:15 (Height 1.84m)
Thu 06 Oct
   High Tide at 02:22 (Height 4.43m)
   Low Tide at 08:49 (Height 1.76m)
   High Tide at 14:42 (Height 4.83m)
   Low Tide at 21:21 (Height 1.36m)
Fri 07 Oct
   High Tide at 03:24 (Height 4.81m)
   Low Tide at 09:45 (Height 1.28m)
   High Tide at 15:37 (Height 5.20m)
   Low Tide at 22:12 (Height 0.91m)
Sat 08 Oct
   High Tide at 04:13 (Height 5.14m)
   Low Tide at 10:34 (Height 0.88m)
   High Tide at 16:24 (Height 5.47m)
   Low Tide at 22:57 (Height 0.58m)

Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.

Where to stay ...

You may also like ...

In this 'you may also like' section we attempt to answer what else can I do? Here you have a list by order of being the closest some more beaches, things to see and do, places to eat and upcoming events.

Something to eat…

Nearby beaches…

Something to see and do…

Some more seaside locations in Cornwall