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Porth Joke

I don't know what the joke is about. However there is an inn here with food. The beach changes... read more

Reviewed December 28, 2018
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Wonderful find!

This beach is a wonderful find, it was a five minute walk from where we were staying and we visited... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2018
London, United Kingdom
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“low tide”(11 reviews)
“car park”(29 reviews)
“poppy fields”(3 reviews)
Crantock, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lovely place to enjoy the surf. you can find a Inn with a sea view car park. possibility charges for 24h so overnight is OK during the winter

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank bourdaud
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

I don't know what the joke is about. However there is an inn here with food. The beach changes tremendously. High tide stops you getting anywhere near. We went at low tide and there are more rock pools full of life than any other beach.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

This beach is a wonderful find, it was a five minute walk from where we were staying and we visited it everyday. Great for the dogs as it was very quiet most of the time and they would get the whole beach to themselves. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JeanieMZ
Reviewed October 13, 2018

I first visited in 1976 and just keep coming back. It’s a beach for all ages with a stream to dam, pools for little ones to enjoy, waves for body surfing, mussels to pick and lovely clean sand. The surrounding headlands have wild flowers in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ann S
Reviewed October 12, 2018

This place is not far from Newquay, just follow signs for Crantock,then go through the village & you will see signs to this beach. There is a lovely golden sandy beach there where the children can make sand castles etc & have picnics & have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mike P
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

No lifeguards, quiet and small beach. Nice little find. Not easily accessible for families. Closest pay and display car park is West Pentire near Bowgie Inn or National Trust members can park for free at either Holywell (TR8 5PF) or Crantock (TR8 5RN) car parks.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 512glens
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

We visited last month to see the beautiful display of poppies, and beautiful they were. Lovely walk down to the beach, it was early evening when we visited and it was very peaceful. Car parking is not cheap!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

Small beach a short walk from the car park. No facilities so it doesn’t get crowded and you need to bring your own lunch!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank F2811QObobw
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Stunning beach and surrounding coastal walks, dog friendly all year round. Amazing poppy fields on the approach at their best in June.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jayne G
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Nice and quiet but no facilities, need to go prepared or face a walk to get your food and drink, also no toilets nearby

Date of experience: July 2018
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Kristina L
July 1, 2018|
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Response from Despot100 | Reviewed this property |
Me and the family have been there several times. We parked up in a little car park to the left of the Bowgie inn, its more of a field but there’s usually plenty of space. Walking back out of the carpar turn left which turns... More
August 22, 2017|
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Response from matski295 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely, dogs love it and the beach is unspoilt.
May 30, 2017|
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Response from nufbaby | Reviewed this property |
its £2 per day via an honesty box