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Porthemmet Beach

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Ranked #186 of 374 Attractions in Cornwall
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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English first
Rotherham, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Followed the signs directing us east up the A30, up the M5, onto the M42 & the M1. This took us to a wonderfull county called YORKSHIRE. Amazing (Cornwalls not bad either lol)

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Saint Louis, France
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

What a gem! After spending hours searching in the rain it was marvelous to find this gorgeous unspoiled sun trap. We enjoyed the clean, clear, warm water almost as much as the sun drenched sand. Having pina coladas served up by the scantily clad beach team was a nice touch too.

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Porthleven, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Without fail! Stunning, generally quite quiet. Is slightly difficult to find, down a long winding track, but the lushous sands are well worth the effort!

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Camborne, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

From about midday onward the sun bathes this beach in its wonderful light. Air pollution is normally low so one has to be careful and apply plenty of sunblock, especially at the height of summer. The view from the top of the cliff is outstanding especially when using binoculars. The cafe at the western end of the beach caters for... More 

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2 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Wonderful beach ,off the beaten track, good nudist section.The staff could not have been more helpful and welcoming.In the water it felt like the Bahamas. Superb lunch in the beach cafe,clothes optional.Keep it to yourself as there was hardly anyone else there and we want to keep it that way! Cannot wait to go back as I had to pinch... More 

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