Cornwall is blessed with numerous stunning beaches on both coasts. We are lucky enough to be situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from some picturesque, safe, sandy beaches on the south coast of Cornwall. The nearest are not more than 2 more miles away and plenty more on the south coast are within very easy reach and only a short drive away.  Cornwall's rugged north coast, with its large beaches and surfing culture are also within easy reach.

 

Portholland beach is a good family beach, with safe bathing for adults, and rock pools for children to explore. The beach is located near Caerhays Castle, the estate of which owns the village of Portholland. A National Heritage Asset, Portholland has remained largely unchanged for over a century. Beachside parking is available at either end of the beach, as are toilets and refreshments during the summer. There is disabled access. The approach roads to the beach are narrow. Dogs are permitted on the west end of the beach all year round.

 

Porthluney Cove is a privately owned, secluded family beach with a large expanse of golden sand that's popular with the locals. South facing, in front of Caerhays Castle and Gardens, the beach enjoys a striking backdrop. There's plenty of room for beach games and exploring the rocks on the west side at low tide. The beach is excellent for swimming .  The beach is directly in front of the daily charge car park and seasonal cafe, picnic area and basic toilet facilities are provided.  The opportunity to visit the grounds of Caerhays Castle is well worth while especially in the springtime.  The beach is dog friendly all year round.  There is no Lifeguard cover provided.  Water quality is routinely tested and is currently designated as meeting European bathing water standards.

 

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