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Lovely find!

Great for dog walkers. Nice interesting beach with caves and rock pools. Very pebbly to get onto... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2019
Fariytopia
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Yorkshire
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Just Idyllic

This beach is a great to look at rock pools, the long sandy beaches stretching out in both... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2019
lou1232013
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somerset
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A little bit of a hike is required to get to this secluded beach, but the trip is well worth it.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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St Agnes, England
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Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

Great for dog walkers. Nice interesting beach with caves and rock pools. Very pebbly to get onto it so not ideal For toddlers or pushchairs.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 25, 2019

This beach is a great to look at rock pools, the long sandy beaches stretching out in both directions or the SW coast path can be followed east to an old tin min offering spectacular views. It is a small NT car park (members free,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lou1232013
Reviewed January 4, 2019

Great beach, lots of rock pools to explore at low tide. When tide is out the beach is a bit small. Car park small and fills up fast on busy days. Nice little shop for snacks and decent public toilets.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Passenger789010
Reviewed January 3, 2019

The beach here is quite spectacular when the tide is fully out. We often walk along the coastal path from St Agnes and then treat ourselves to the Croque Rosemary and French Onion Soup before walking back home.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sara W
Reviewed December 31, 2018

A beautiful spot to walk from around the SW Coast path. Plenty of scenic drama round every bend of the headland. Fab for photos and to explore some of the tin mining history of Cornwall.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank simon n
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach and headland walks to the nearby tin mines and just to take in the huge beauty that is Cornwall coastline. The colour of the sea, even on a dull December day is gorgeous. Nearly turquoise. Lots of surfers trying to get wave borne...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Simon N
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

We popped here to do a walk to the tin mines, very narrow road to get to the carpark, glad it wasn’t tourist season my Vw van nearly panicked when we met a dustcart let alone 150 other large vehicles that would prob be heading...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank southwestsampler
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I have been visiting Chapel Porth all my life. With the tide out there are so many caves, rock pools to explore- a wildlife haven. The golden sand is fabulous for sandcastles. And this is a great surfing beach. There is nothing to not like.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peta M
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Back in the 1950's I lived on Cameron Estate, St. Agnes, as young children I,, like all my friends took all this wonderful scenery for granted. Chapel Porth was near to were we lived and we walked along those coastal paths many times. I recently...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tonypatburrows
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Chapel Porth Beach is always on our visit list. It is a set in a steeply sided valley and at high tide consists mainly of rocks and stones but as the tide drops so the vista opens out onto a huge sandy beach. It is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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annecummins11
February 13, 2018|
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Response from Jan d | Reviewed this property |
I don't know because the car park was choc a bloc. If you are going in the winter I would imagine there are plenty of spaces but if going in the summer or a nice day it fills up very early. There's a field car park at the... More
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foweygazelle
January 4, 2017|
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Response from johnpagliero |
Hi everybody There is absolutely no confusion. There was indeed a bungalow by the car park and beach at Chapel Porth and there was a tea hut selling tea, coffee, hot chocolate, Horlicks (remember Horlicks....), cold drinks... More
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Lisa A
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