Porthkerris Beach

Visit Porthkerris Beach

Porthkerris Beach, known locally as simply ‘Kerris’ is a dark grey shingle beach at the end of a private road (where there is a small fee for parking). There is good fishing here, and it is a popular location with divers arriving to explore the Manacle Rocks (Mên Eglos).

This beach is …

  • award winning beach
  • Great for families

Have a great day out along the coast.

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South Cornwall

Photo by UK Beach Days

Getting There

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

Map of Porthkerris 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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