Porth Beach is an award-winning Newquay beach, and a popular narrow stretch of golden sand and turquoise water situated between the town of Newquay and Watergate Bay. Flanked and sheltered by two vast headlands, the spectacular beach welcomes visitors, locals, and surfers year-round.
Lifeguard cover between the 15th of May and the 26th of September (2022).
Please note: Dogs are allowed on the beach apart from between 15th May and the 30th September (between the hours of 10am and 6pm) (2022)
Overlooking Porth Beach is Porth Island, or ‘Trevelgue Head,’ a prominent Newquay landmark; with history dating back to the Mesolithic period, eight thousand years ago. In 1939 the site underwent extensive archaeological examination, with discoveries revealing evidence of an Iron Age promontory fort, two Bronze Age round barrows and the foundations of several large roundhouses.
Porth Beach Newquay Cornwall TR7 3NH
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