Mawgan Porth

Mawgan Porth, Newquay, North Cornwall
Mawgan Porth, Newquay, North Cornwall
Mawgan Porth, Newquay, North Cornwall
Mawgan Porth c Jason Flint
Mawgan Porth beach, North Cornwall
Kingsurf Surf School, Mawgan Porth, North Cornwall
Sunset, Mawgan Porth c Laurence Berry, Visit Cornwall

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Situated mid way between Padstow and Newquay on the rugged north Cornish coast, Mawgan Porth offers a beautiful west facing beach, stunning scenery, wondrous walks and superb surfing.
 
Reasons to visit Mawgan Porth

  • Beautiful west facing beach at the bottom of beautiful rugged cliffs
  • Surrounding landscape and coastline
  • Fantastic walks and cycling
  • Perfect spot for water sports
  • Year round dog friendly beach
  • Voted by The Times as one of their top 10 beaches
  • Plenty of rock pools and caves for fun family days out

Things to do

  • Enjoy a fun filled day on the beach with an abundance of activities to try, from rock pooling at low tide, exploring the caves, body boarding, learning to surf with a local surf school and of course having a go at building a sand castle
  • If you get a little peckish there is a pub, café, restaurant and fish and chip shop nearby
  • Explore Mawgan Porth by taking one of its spectacular coastal walks, including part of the superb South West Coast Path
  • For some hustle and bustle in the summer months head to Newquay; Cornwall’s surfing capital, less than 6 miles away
  • Get access to the beautiful Cornish countryside with a cycle on the famous Camel Trail from Padstow to Wadebridge, just 5 miles away
  • Play pitch and put or crazy golf
  • Other attractions nearby that will keep the family busy are The Classic Air Force, The Japanese Gardens, St Eval Kart Circuit, golf courses, bowling and the zoo.


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North Coast > Mawgan Porth
Good Beach Guide Recommended 2015. Large west-facing beach, plenty of sand at high tide and popular with families. A sheltered stretch of beach halfway between Newquay and Padstow. 

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