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Lovely beach!

We stayed in Portreath for five days in September and what a lovely time we had. The beach was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sophie W
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Excellent Sandy Beach

Excellent sandy beach which was uncrowded even at half term! Great for boarding / surfing and usual... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mak0766
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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stayed in Portreath for five days in September and what a lovely time we had. The beach was perfect for us, especially with a young toddler. Gorgeous sandy beach, caves to wander into, surfers to watch and seals to spot. Cafe, pubs, parking and...More

Thank Sophie W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent sandy beach which was uncrowded even at half term! Great for boarding / surfing and usual seaside activities with car park, loos, surf shop as well as several cafe's, pubs and restaurants / takeaways right next door.

Thank Mak0766
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really great beach. Sandy, rock pools, caves to explore and loads of places nearby to eat or have a coffee. Paid for parking with plenty of free on street parking available up the hill. WC’s nearby. Dog friendly October to Easter.

Thank richardbrill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice beach, not crowded. No dogs between 7.am and 7.pm. There is a beach cafe, and an ice cream kiosk. Parking just above the beach.

Thank Ian P
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Small, clean, easily accessible, close to cafe, ice cream shack, car park, clear water, seats for taking in the sea view. Would be crowded but good on a sunny day

Thank Stephanie O
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Great beach in a lovely little town stop at the cafe and enjoy good no fuss food while you watch the waves roll in.

Thank Tourist798417
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Fantastic bay , great place to sit and watch world go by , great facilities, views and beach . So clean can't fault

Thank bazmad
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

A great beach, clean, lifeguards, uncrowded, great surf, near to shops/cafes and coastal path easily accessible.

Thank acw34
Reviewed September 14, 2018

nice sandy beach with parking and all the amenities. Not hugely pretty village. Who on earth approved the planning permission for all those box type council houses where the port used be? They need their heads examining!!!! Spoilt would could have been a very pretty...More

Thank dean0_b
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Really great beach for an active 2 year old. And the icing on the cake was the lovely lady in the Kelly’s ice cream kiosk who produced a small chocolate ice cream cone fo Joshua for 50p

Thank Andrew G
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johnmac21a
June 17, 2018|
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Response from 863julesh | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are banned from 7am to 7pm but if you go up the road to Godrevy you can walk them any time on the far beach which looks across the bay to St. Ives. And it’s gorgeous!
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mariannel898
February 24, 2017|
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Response from Terry H | Reviewed this property |
Yes this is a sandcastle beach, there are some pebbles but few & far between, a few pebbles look good put on the side of sandcastles so that's a bonus.☺☺
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mariannel898
February 24, 2017|
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Response from C C | Reviewed this property |
Yep. In fact they have a big sandcastle building competition here in August usually.
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