Maenporth Beach

Visit Maenporth Beach

Charming Maenporth Beach a couple of miles southwest of Falmouth is a sheltered cove with a cafe overlooking the beach.

The beach is East facing with clear views across Falmouth Bay towards Pendennis Castle and the lighthouse on St Anthony Head.

The South West Coast path runs directly along this beach which can be reached easily from Falmouth bay. The sea is safe for bathing and has facilities for launching boats, scuba diving and sea kayaking.

This beach is …

  • A Sandy Beach
  • Popular Kayaking Spot
  • Safe For Bathing

What to see and do

  • Explore the local coastline

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

Photo by UK Beach Days

Getting To Maenporth Beach

Beach Location

South West England


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train


Taking a trip to the beach. Get there by train or car.

Map of Maenporth Beach

Explore the UK coastline

beautiful beach on South West England coast

What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.

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Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

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