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One of the best beaches.

Lovely sandy beach in a cove. Like a lot of beaches In Cornwall difficult to get to, road and the... read more

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DangerMouse1309
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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#1 Beach Cornwall

I Live in Cornwall and I visit this beach at least 5-6 times a year, i personally rate this as #1... read more

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GowriThota
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely sandy beach in a cove. Like a lot of beaches In Cornwall difficult to get to, road and the path from car park to beach. But it’s worth it. There’s also a museum to the communication cables that used to arrive here from all...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked (cambered for some of it) up the footpath to Minack theatre. Wonderful views of the beach and coastline. Had lunch before going for a paddle. The beach is a lovely sandy beach.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent far longer here than intended, sand sift, sea clear, a beautiful beach and area, a must if in the area

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I Live in Cornwall and I visit this beach at least 5-6 times a year, i personally rate this as #1 beach in Cornwall, if you are in Cornwall the don't miss the Porthcurno and Minack Theatre which are next to each other.....

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank GowriThota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The beach and sea beautiful, the Telegraph museum very good and the views from the Minack theatre were fantastic as was the theatre itself. Well worth the drive, but due to location and popularity visit out of season.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Built into the side of a cliff, a natural Minack amphitheatre and well worth a visit. The beaches are stunning and cables across to America were run out from there which were vital in WW11.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the end of a walk from Land's End to here along the most beautiful South West Coast Path (Day 21 walk for me).The beach itself is beautiful and the area has some options due to the popularity of the nearby Minac Theatre

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Albywon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was going down to Newquay anyway but an email came though from tripadvisor & I was stunned to learn one of the beaches is in the UK. I had to find it. So; A fabulous beach & well worth the drive to find it....More

Date of experience: April 2019
3  Thank BenThomWood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Combined a visit to the Minack theatre with a few days in Porthcurno and it was delightful. Our accommodation at the Half deck apartment was excellent and very conveniently placed next to a pub, opposite the bus stop, five minutes from the beach and walking...More

Date of experience: May 2019
3  Thank Sandra H
Reviewed May 18, 2019 via mobile

We made a trip to the theatre and were totally unaware of the beach... then we got out of the car and WOW! From the viewpoint on top of the cliffs, this just has to be the most stunning beach in England. The colour of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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986taylam
May 27, 2019|
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Response from Mike8207 | Reviewed this property |
Down from the Minack Theatre is steep in sections. From the beach car park there is a gentle sloping path.
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TimStaffordshire
May 24, 2019|
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Response from BenThomWood | Reviewed this property |
Apparently there’s a ban on dogs from Easter to October but dogs are welcome from 1st October onwards
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April 2, 2019|
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Response from Grow2Love | Reviewed this property |
There are no cut off times. I have stayed many times overnight. Wild camping & fishing from the beach & rocks. There are parking restrictions but in 2018 the carpark is free at night from 18.00 hrs to 08.00 hrs! There are... More
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