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Small but nicd

Nice little beach where you can sometimes see surfers but mainly popular with dog walkers it seems... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
JerseyGirl1981
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Oxfordshire, UK
via mobile
Must visit

Really like this beach; if the weather is iffy you can sit in the car and watch the sea, in good... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
ColinandJane
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beach approach is beautiful: Classic Cornish landscapes and windy lanes. The beach is hideous! The owners run it hugely over capacity - it’s like sitting on Oxford Street. The cafe has great seating at the cost of greasy food and appalling coffee. Thankfully the...More

Thank pgw482
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Nice little beach where you can sometimes see surfers but mainly popular with dog walkers it seems. Also the odd horse rider riding a horse called Johnny who was quite happy to let the horse defacate all over the beach and not pick it up...More

Thank JerseyGirl1981
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Really like this beach; if the weather is iffy you can sit in the car and watch the sea, in good weather sit on the beach and watch the sea. And for free in the off season. And remember to try and collect three items...More

1  Thank ColinandJane
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Popular with dog walkers so not always great for a quiet spot but free parking during the off-season and easy access down to the sand. Good for surfing as well as always seems to be some surfers here too.

Thank JerseyGirl1981
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Fab safe bathing beach with lots of room. Good for swimming ,small boats and beach activities. Private by Caerhayes Castle and narrow Cornish roads on approach. Pay car park to rear and a an off beach Restaurant.

Thank NickyPuss
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Recommend to us by owners of where we were staying We were sceptical because we had never heard of it and also were told parking was no issue What a beautiful find ... large car parks and at 11am nearly empty Amazing beach , very...More

Thank YORKSHIRE123_9
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Beach is excellent, lots of parking and has a small cafe. Just popped in for a quick drink but over zealous car park attendant was quite rude insisting we paid for a day's parking. When I explained we were just stopping for coffee she was...More

2  Thank W30DYS
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Situated opposite Caerhayes castle and gardens,Porthluney Cove is a little hidden gem which is well off the beaten track.Tickets for car parking are handed out on entry...we paid £4 which enables you to stay the full day but if arriving after 3,there is a reduced...More

Thank shane s
Reviewed 22 June 2017

There is a Pay Car Park adjacent to the beach. There is plenty of room within Porthluney Cove and rocks to explore. Opposite the Car Park is Caerhayes Castle Gardens which are worth visiting.

Thank MedEngland
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Absolutely stunning beach whatever the time of year. The dogs loved it. We loved it. Although on the coastal footpath quite deserted considering it's June. Small car park fee but worth every penny. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Bluegranny
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