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Finnygook Beach

Finnygook Lane, Portwrinkle PL11 3BP, England
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Tremendous sands and rockpools in a wonderful coastal setting.

There is just about something for everyone on this beach. It is reached down a narrow lane from... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kirky99
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Lovely little stop in Portwrinkle

Couldn’t resist a stop at Portwrinkle, childish attraction to the slightly comical name, but really... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Andrew P
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Twickenham, United Kingdom
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Finnygook Lane, Portwrinkle PL11 3BP, England
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"great rock pools"
in 3 reviews
"public toilets"
in 3 reviews
"cliff top"
in 2 reviews
"sheltered beach"
in 2 reviews
"car park"
in 5 reviews
"steep walk"
in 2 reviews
"cafe"
in 13 reviews
"dog"
in 5 reviews
"surf"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is just about something for everyone on this beach. It is reached down a narrow lane from Crafthole (followi the signs for Portwrinkle) ending at a public car park with toilet facilities. There is a good expanse of clean,golden sand bordered by great rock...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Couldn’t resist a stop at Portwrinkle, childish attraction to the slightly comical name, but really worth a visit. Great little beach with hardly anyone on it!

Thank Andrew P
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

A steep walk down to the beach but dog and people friendly! Good place to be when the "surf is up" if you like to surf that is. Sheltered beach within walking distance of the Jolly Roger cafe

1  Thank Annjam03
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Sweet, lovely little beach off the beaten path. Great place to walk the dog in the morning and the Finnygook Cafe (now oddly called the Jolly Roger, albeit I hate the name and refuse to call it that) serves up a superb Full English.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

worth a walk down to the beach , no matter the weather , a pretty little beach , always a pleasure to visit

Thank eve49
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Lovely tasty food with homemade cakes and buns, pleasant staff, very popular in the tourist season. Thoroughly super.

Thank Saltash06
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Great beach the water is safe for our 3/4 grandson who loves the sea black sand why is there no golden beaches nearby. People keep it clean and take there rubbish with them and there are toilets up at the car park. Car park charges...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Great place to spend time on the beach. You can find a place to lay down on sand or on the stones if you like. Not many people even on weekends.

Thank Piotrul
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Please beware that on top of the cliff directly above the beach, to the right of the steps as you descend to the beach,at the bottom of the garden of The Jolly Roger cafe, on the cliff top above, they have left ,balanced on the...More

4  Thank paulinesenter
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

The beach is child friendly, easy to reach and a good area to play on. There is a good car park above the beach and public toilets near the car park.

1  Thank Steven H
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Stuart G
11 January 2018|
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Response from Steven H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we were down near the café yesterday and it was open.
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Maggie T
27 April 2017|
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Response from JoyfulMomentsCoach | Reviewed this property |
Lots of gorgeous tables outside and they even provide water bowls. The best view ever. I took my dog inside but she is a service animal, however I do believe they are fairly flexible.
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