Porthgwidden Beach

Visit Porthgwidden Beach

Porthgwidden Beach known locally as ‘The Island Beach’ is ideal for a family day by the seaside. Smaller than neighbouring Porthmeor Beach, the sea is safe for swimming and has a range of beach huts available for rent.

Dogs friendly between 1 October and 30 April, restricted in the Summer months.

This beach is …

  • Surfing spot
  • Great for families

Have a great day out along the coast.

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Getting There

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

LOCATION: Porthgwidden Beach St Ives Cornwall TR26 1PL‎
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What’s On along the Coast

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