About Porthcothan Bay Beach
Long sandy sheltered dog friendly bay with sand dunes behind. Surfing not the best, but ok for beginners. Swimming not advised at low tide due to strong current. All the facilities available, plus a lifeguard during summer months.
Location for Nampara Cove in the recent Poldark TV series.
Closest town: Padstow
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- Family beach, suitable for all ages
- You can exercise the dog
- Public toilets nearby
- Lifeguards on duty
- Car parking close by
- Good surfing here
- Easy access, no climbing or narrow paths
- Cafe available for snacks etc
Places to stay near Porthcothan Bay Beach:
Overcliff (Self Catering) Padstow (0.40 miles)
Holiday Home Blueb (Holiday Park) St Merryn (0.53 miles)
Holiday Home Farmlans (Holiday Park) St Merryn (0.56 miles)
Holiday Home Lucerne (Holiday Park) Mawgan Porth (1.04 miles)
Holiday Home Fair (Holiday Park) St Merryn (1.15 miles)
Trewalder (Holiday Park) Harlyn Bay (1.17 miles)
The Trevose (Holiday Park) Harlyn Bay (1.19 miles)
The Pentire (Apartment) Harlyn Bay (1.19 miles)
The Pendarves (Apartment) Harlyn Bay (1.19 miles)
The Doyden (Apartment) Harlyn Bay (1.19 miles)
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