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St Just - Porthnanven Beach

St Just, Cornwall

Porthnanven is a rocky beach just to the south of Cape Cornwall - said to be the westernmost point of England. Lies on the South West Coast Path, and favoured by walkers because of the spectacular sea views.

Beach Type


Water Quality

Not Tested




Nearest town: St Just
County: Cornwall
Latitude/Longitude: 50.1181, -5.69986
Postcode: TR19 7NP
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Follow signs from St Just to the coast.

Public Transport

Bus routes 504 507

Nearest Railway Stations

Penzance (Approx. 8 miles away)
St Ives (Cornwall) (Approx. 12 miles away)

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


Parking available

Nearby Car Parks

Cot Valley, St. Just (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Bollowall, St. Just (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Cape Cornwall, St Just (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Lafrowda, St Just (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Botallack Count House, Botallack (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Chapel Carn Brea, Penzance (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Cove Hill, Sennen (Unknown stay).
About 2.7 miles away
St Johns Terrace, Pendeen (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Sennen Cove, Sennen (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Lands End, Sennen (Unknown stay).
About 3.7 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in St Just