The Beach Guide

Maenporth Beach

Maenporth Beach - Cornwall

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Maenporth is a small, sheltered cove two miles from Falmouth town centre. Shallow water, rock pools, parking right by the beach and great views across to Pendennis Castle.

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Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs are not allowed from Easter to 1st October. owners must remove their dog's waste during the rest of the year.

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    Nearest town



    TR11 5HN

    OS grid ref.

    SW 7907 2953

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