The Beach Guide

Porthmeor Cove

Porthmeor Cove - Cornwall

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Porthmeor Cove is a small, sheltered cove halfway between Morvah and Zennor on the South West Coast Path. One of Cornwall's most important geological destinations, the cove is a combination of sand, pebbles and rocks. Park at Carn Galver engine houses and walk east for one and a half kilometers. Steep slopes and narrow paths lead down to the cove.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

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Nearest town

St Ives


TR20 8YX

OS grid ref.

SW 4261 3744

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