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Porthminster Beach, nr St Ives

SATNAV: TR26 2BN     PARKING: yes     DOGS ALLOWED: yes (except Easter-Oct)     FACILITIES: limited     SPORTS: surfing & swimming

Porthminster Beach

Porthminster is an award-winning Blue Flag beach located in St Ives. The beach is good for both surfing & swimming. Close by is also an 18 hole mini-golf course.


The carpark overlooking the beach can get very busy. alternativel, you can park at St Erth or Lelant Saltings and use the scenic branch line that runs right into St Ives. From here it is a short stroll down to the beach.

Other beaches nearby:


Carbis Bay          Porthmeor          Porthkidney Sands          Gwithian Towans Beach          

Tide Times

St Ives 1 mile, Gwithian 10 miles, Penzance 10 miles