Porth Beach


A short distance from Newquay town lies Porth Beach, a narrow stretch of golden sand. The headlands on either side shield Porth Beach from strong winds, making it a family favorite. The Porth Stream, or Whipsiderry Stream, meanders across the beach, creating a delightful spot for children to play. Trevalgue Head, also known as Porth Island, is a captivating headland accessible via a narrow footbridge from the beach.

A seasonal dog ban is enforced from May 15 to September 30 between 10 am and 6 pm. The RNLI lifeguards patrol from May to September. The beachside Mermaid Inn offers a range of delicious burgers and seafood. Parking is available opposite the beach, and toilets are provided for visitors.

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About Newquay

If you’re looking for a coastal town that has it all, look no further than Newquay. This seaside town in Cornwall is known for its dramatic cliffs, sandy beaches and pounding surf. It’s also a great place to enjoy some of the best seafood in the UK. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or an action-packed holiday, Newquay has something for everyone! In this guide, we will explore everything that this vibrant town has to offer.

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Newquay, United Kingdom