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Porthtowan Beach

  • Truro
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Beaches

Attraction Information

Explore Porthtowan beach in Cornwall, a great sandy beach that’s perfect for a family trip, plus there’s even a lifeguard service in the summer, perfecttiming for when the kids are off!

Don’t forget to bring along your bucket and spade, because there’s plenty of sand for the little ones to build sandcastles in. And bring along your swimming costume while you’re at it, because once you see this aqua blue water, you won’t be able to resist a dip in the sea! 

  • Great sandy beach 
  • Lifeguarding during the summer 
  • Dogs allowed in the off-peak months
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Opening hours

All year round



Travel & Contact Information


Beach Road, Truro, Cornwall, TR4 8AA, England

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Click here to visit Porthtowan Beach's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

No, there are no toilets available.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Porthtowan Beach has not told us about their dining options.

Yes, Porthtowan Beach is wheelchair friendly.

Yes, Porthtowan Beach have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Porthtowan Beach has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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