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Porthglaze Cove Beach

St Ives, Cornwall

Porthglaze lies on the South West Coast Path between Zennor head and Gurnard's Head. Spectacular seascape views make it perfect for coastal walkers.

Water Quality

Not Tested




Nearest town: St Ives
County: Cornwall
Latitude/Longitude: 50.1905, -5.58423
Postcode: TR26 3DD
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around St Ives, Cornwall at Explore Britain.


Follow B3306 south west from St Ives or north east from St Just. and take sign for Zennor.

Public Transport

Bus routes 507 508. Walk from Gurnards Head.

Nearest Railway Stations

St Ives (Cornwall) (Approx. 5 miles away)
Penzance (Approx. 5 miles away)
Carbis Bay (Approx. 6 miles away)
Lelant Saltings (Approx. 6 miles away)
Lelant (Approx. 6 miles away)

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

Nearby Car Parks

Rosewall Hill, St Ives (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
St Johns Terrace, Pendeen (Unknown stay).
About 4.5 miles away
Trenwith, St Ives (Medium/Long stay).
About 4.6 miles away
Park Avenue, St Ives (Long stay).
About 4.6 miles away
The Stennack, St Ives (Unknown stay).
About 4.7 miles away
Porthmeor, St Ives (Short stay).
About 4.7 miles away
Barnoon, St Ives (Long stay).
About 4.8 miles away
St Ives Station, St Ives (Long stay).
About 4.9 miles away
Sloop, St Ives (Short stay).
About 4.9 miles away
Smeatons Pier, St Ives (Long stay).
About 5.1 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in St Ives