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Great Beach

Great beach, lovely and clean, not many parking places unless you park on the beach. Great walk... read more

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Fantastic winters day walk

It was cold and during our walk it rained but this didn’t stop us from enjoying our adventure. We... read more

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Bargara, Australia
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2 Beach Road, Newquay TR7 3LN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great beach, lovely and clean, not many parking places unless you park on the beach. Great walk also up to the headland alongside the beach.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Smartnail
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was cold and during our walk it rained but this didn’t stop us from enjoying our adventure. We walked on the beach and walked to the far side up the cliff walk way. Great view from the top and we enjoyed every minute despite...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kcah74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely sandy beach with strong tides in and out. Good clifftop walks with spectacular views - including walk to best beach in the world at Watergate Bay.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Colin-Vanda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great beach with a safe stream. Dog friendly restricted between March to 31st October. Lovely rockpools to investigate. A variety of Birds to see. RNLI Lifegaurds patrol in the summer. Need to be aware of possible currents. Lovely Island to walk around and explore,

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank twigletslr
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Shops, pub, cafe and ice cream seller. Even saw a fish van out on the sand one day. This is a beach for body boarding only and does not allow dogs. When the tides out you can walk right out and look at beautiful rock...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DebsandJeff
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Love this small beach! Unspoilt and beautiful fine sand. Mermaid pub on the beach where you can get drinks and food from. Only dog friendly at certain times of the year and before 9am and after 7pm in the summer. Lovely fresh water stream that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 539kathyp
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Fanstatic coastal walks and great views from the top of the cliffs. You can see right across to Newquay and beyond and the sunsets are amazing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shaznstace
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We were last here in 1985 having been coming every year since the early 70's with our two boys. Spent hours on the beach with them. So this was a nostalgia trip taking in all the places we used to go like Crantock, Pentire, Towan...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bunkerman
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Porth beach is a lovely clean beach. Plenty of space for everyone to enjoy themselves. You can park your car right on the beach. There is a small stream that runs along one side down to join the sea. There is a good pub, The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 918iang
Reviewed 12 October 2018

What more could you want - perfect sand, beach bar/pub (the Mermaid) right on your doorstep, gently sloping beach and a bus-stop to get you to and from Newquay Town Centre if you don't fancy the beach or coastal walk. A walk onto the headland...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mike M
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15 August 2018|
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Response from Alan C | Reviewed this property |
We certainly saw many dogs on the beach at Porth, I think that there are time restrictions, but they may only apply during school holidays. Linda and Trevor will be able to give more detail as they have a dog. Enjoy your... More
Linda O
11 April 2018|
Response from Steve H | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed after 7pm during the summer months.