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“Pretty”
Review of Porthpean Beach

Porthpean Beach
Ranked #11 of 43 things to do in St Austell
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
shropshire
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37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Pretty”
Reviewed 24 April 2014

Stopped here for a couple of hours for the tranquility it was nice to watch people canoe and kayaking. It's a very pretty little beach, and the views are lovely. Shame about the litter people had left behind, like empty plastic bottles and containers. I even picked up some fishing line with a hook on the end and put it in the bin. My grandchildren would love it here.

Visited April 2014
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English first
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Quiet and relaxing”
Reviewed 24 April 2014

Nice quiet beach, surrounded 3/4 by beautiful cliffs, there is a slight steep hill/boat ramp that can take your breath if your not used to a little exercise.
Be careful of the tide you can get carried away by the tranquil atmosphere and before you know it it's upon you.
The beach is clean it's full of slate and pebbles seems to be a great spot for those into canoeing/ kayaking etc as it's good access.
Enjoyed my time here was very relaxing.

Visited April 2014
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Dursley, United Kingdom
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214 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Spacious sandy beach”
Reviewed 3 December 2013

Wide expanse of sand but still rocks and rock pools on either side and a large freshwater stream running to the sea on one side. Short walk from the village car park which is handy for the pub.

Visited December 2013
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8 reviews
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“great crabbing”
Reviewed 28 October 2013

Kids love it at Porthpean, loads of rocks to climb and rock pools to explore. Highly recommend for safe spot to spend the afternoon.

Visited August 2013
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Fowey, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Dacey tout”
Reviewed 8 October 2013

This house is a must, i love the whole experience, each and every room so much to see. The room with that ceilling, make time to check the card against the carvings. This is a home local people and visiters to the county will enjoy.

Visited September 2013
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