British Beaches

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Porthluney Cove Beach

Gorran haven, Cornwall

A sheltered sandy cove.

Beach Type





Exploring Caerhays castle and gardens

Water Quality





Dogs allowed all year.

Tourist Information

St. Austell T.I.C. Southbourne Road. St Austell. PL25 4RS. Tel. (0870) 4450244. Fax (01726) 874168 Open All Year; 9am-6pm. All week; Pre-Easter-end October. Nov-Mar. 10am to 5pm Mon-Sat. Email [email protected]


Nearest town: Gorran haven
County: Cornwall
Latitude/Longitude: 50.2363, -4.8428
Postcode: PL26 6LX
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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


From St Austell take the B3273 for Mevagissey. turn right towards Gorran Haven. Follow signs towards caerhays and then Porthluney.

Nearest Railway Stations

St Austell (Approx. 8 miles away)
Truro (Approx. 10 miles away)
Par (Approx. 10 miles away)
Falmouth Docks (Approx. 11 miles away)
Falmouth Town (Approx. 11 miles away)

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


Parking available.

Nearby Car Parks

Caerhays Beach, East Portholland (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
East Portholland Cove, Portholland (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Dodman Point, Penare (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Lamledra, Gorran Haven (Unknown stay).
About 2.3 miles away
Canton, Gorran Haven (Unknown stay).
About 2.3 miles away
Portloe, Portloe (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Portmellon Road, Mevagissey (Unknown stay).
About 3.1 miles away
River Street, Mevagissey (Short stay).
About 3.4 miles away
Valley Road, Mevagissey (Unknown stay).
About 3.4 miles away
Chapel Square, Mevagissey (Unknown stay).
About 3.4 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Gorran haven