General information

It’s one of the best beaches in England on the Cornwall coast, where you can spend memorable time lazing on the beach or going for strolls along the coastal path, soaking up the beautiful sea views. Hence, it’s an extremely popular choice for family beach holidays and couples’ beach holidays. Remarkably, our finest selection of beach cottages and beach apartments is situated in proximity to the beach, providing modern comforts and affordable luxury so your Porthcurnick Beach holidays will always be unique and cherished experiences.

Major attractions

Backed by high cliffs, Porthcurnick is considered one of the best beaches in Britain, with the most picturesque and undisturbed cove. No wonder couples find Porthcurnick appealing for their beach holidays in England. During low tides, you can find plenty of interesting rock pools, which are sure to entice your kids to indulge in group beach activities. You can also go for walks on the much-famous South West Coastal Footpath and visit some of the most popular beaches, including St. Anthony Headland, Portscatho, Carne, and Pendower. Nearby this beach, there is also a famous wooden beachside shed serving excellent Cornish foods and drinks. For cheap Porthcurnick Beach holidays, we bring you a fabulous range of beach holiday accommodations and beach holiday homes that can magically transform every moment of your stay into everlasting memories.

When to visit

Porthcurnick is most appealing during the low tides, so it’s always recommended that you plan your visit to the beach at low waters. During off seasons, the facilities nearby the beach will be closed, but you can expect wonderful discounts at your holiday rentals.

How to reach

From A390, you can easily reach the beach via A3078 by following the signpost to Porthcurnick. There is a limited, free car-parking facility nearby the beach, which is easily accessible through the footpaths that lead from the car park. If arriving by bus, you can take the Western National bus service (No.51), which runs close to the beach.

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Porthcurnick is a child-friendly beach, fairly safe for swimming under most conditions. However, swimming is best experienced during a rising tide. But please remember that there are no lifeguards or safety equipment available on the beach, so swimming in the sea must be done with utmost care. The beach is an amazing destination for snorkelling at high tides. Particularly, snorkelling towards Bass Rock and Pednavadan is of great interest. There is a slipway providing access for boats and small crafts. Due to certain restrictions, jet skiing and waterskiing are not possible here. Your U.K. beach holidays will simply be incomplete without staying at one of the splendid private properties and experiencing the very best of Cornish food and hospitality. Whether you’re looking for a well-equipped self-catering beach cottages with superb views or a beautifully appointed bungalow within easy walking distance from the beach, we have a great selection of beach holiday rentals for every taste. Even if you’re planning a cheap beach holiday in Porthcurnick, you can find a perfect rental accommodation that’s attractive to your budget as well as your needs.