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Porthmeor Cove Beach

St Ives, Cornwall

Porthmeor Cove lies on the South West Coast Path, near the village of Porthmeor. Spectacular seascapes make this a perfect location for coastal walkers.

Water Quality

Not Tested


Nearest town: St Ives
County: Cornwall
Latitude/Longitude: 50.1809, -5.60662
Postcode: TR20 8YX
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around St Ives, Cornwall at Explore Britain.


Follow B3306 north from St Just. and follow signs for Porthmeor.

Public Transport

Bus route 507

Nearest Railway Stations

Penzance (Approx. 5 miles away)
St Ives (Cornwall) (Approx. 6 miles away)
Carbis Bay (Approx. 7 miles away)
Lelant (Approx. 7 miles away)
Lelant Saltings (Approx. 7 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.

Nearby Car Parks

St Johns Terrace, Pendeen (Unknown stay).
About 3.3 miles away
Rosewall Hill, St Ives (Unknown stay).
About 4 miles away
Botallack Count House, Botallack (Unknown stay).
About 4.6 miles away
St Erbyns, Penzance (Long stay).
About 5.1 miles away
Causewayhead, Penzance (Short stay).
About 5.1 miles away
Lafrowda, St Just (Unknown stay).
About 5.2 miles away
Penalverne, Penzance (Short stay).
About 5.2 miles away
Clarence Street, Penzance (Short stay).
About 5.2 miles away
Alverton Road, Penzance (Unknown stay).
About 5.2 miles away
Penzance Station, Penzance (Unknown stay).
About 5.2 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in St Ives