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Chapel Porth Beach

St Agnes, Cornwall

Rural unspoilt west facing beach owned by the National Trust. Backed by high cliffs at north and south ends. Connects with Port Towan at very low tides. Small National Trust cafe at the back of the car park and toilet facilities.

Beach Type




Nature and Wildlife

Coastal walks

Water Quality




Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended


Nearest town: St Agnes
County: Cornwall
Latitude/Longitude: 50.2998, -5.23424
Postcode: TR5 0NS
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Public Transport

Bus route 501 (summer only) Walk from St Agnes

Nearest Railway Stations

Redruth (Approx. 5 miles away)
Camborne (Approx. 7 miles away)
Perranwell (Approx. 8 miles away)
Truro (Approx. 8 miles away)
Newquay (Approx. 10 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


National Trust car park.

Nearby Car Parks

Chapel Porth, St Agnes (Unknown stay).
About 0 miles away
Wheal Coates, St. Agnes (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Towan Cross, Porthtowan (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Beach Road, Porthtowan (Long stay).
About 0.9 miles away
St.Agnes Head - White Rocks, St. Agnes (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
St. Agnes Head - main, St. Agnes (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
St. Agnes Head - east, St. Agnes (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Presingoll Barns, St Agnes (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Trelawney, St Agnes (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Reppers Coombe, St Agnes (Long stay).
About 1.8 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in St Agnes