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Portreath Cornwall

Portreath Cornwall

Portreath Beach Cornwall

Portreath Cornwall has a large sandy Cornish beach popular with families and surfers in the right conditions. Backed by steep cliffs and the sea wall Portreath beach is quite sheltered. Facilities are good at Portreath, there is a paid for car park next to the beach, a cafe open most of the year and another cafe and fish and chips open in the summer season. There are toilets just across the road from the beach and a surf shop that sells and hires. In the village there are pubs, a convenience store, bakery and chinese take a way.

Portreath has a small harbour which you can walk around. The harbour was built in the 18th Century by the Basset family for coal imports and copper exports.

The Mineral Tramway bike / walking trail begins at Portreath and takes you through old mining country. It is a good off road bike track with miles of track to explore.

Portreath beach is a nice sandy beach. Dogs are not allowed in summer.