The Beach Guide

Portscatho Beach

Portscatho Beach - Cornwall
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Portscatho is a small, east-facing cove in the south-west corner of Gerrans Bay, on the Roseland peninsula. Rocky, with some sand at low tide, the beach is a short walk from the village, where there is a car park, cafes, pubs and shops.

Type of beach

Sand & rock

Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

No dogs on the beach between Easter Sunday and September 30th

Cornwall dog friendly beaches »

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Pub nearby

    Nearest town



    TR2 5HF

    OS grid ref.

    SW 8787 3523

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