Portgiskey Cove

Visit Portgiskey Cove

Portgiskey Cove, sometimes knwon as known as Sconhoe Beach, is tiny secluded beach immediately south of Pentewan Sands.

This part of the Cornwall coast is full of history. Here you will find the overgorwn ruins of Portgiskey cottages, cellars, gardens and boatyards, abandoned in the late nineteenth century. 

This beach is …

  • Off the beaten track
  • Dog friendly
  • Great for walks

What to see and do

  • Go fishing
  • Birdwatching
  • Great for long coastal walks

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Places to stay

  • Holiday cottage

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

Photo by UK Beach Days

Getting There

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

Map of Portgiskey Cove

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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