The Beach Guide

Porthallow Beach

Porthallow Beach - Cornwall

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A small and sheltered pebble beach that sits right in front of what used to be a busy fishing village, with a thriving pilchard fleet. There are still a few working boats at Porthallow, which is best accessed through the village of St Keverne.

Car park literally on the beach.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

Dogs are allowed on the beach all year round

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  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Pub nearby

    Nearest town



    TR12 6PW

    OS grid ref.

    SW 7977 2323

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