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Talland Bay Beach

Looe, Cornwall

The tiny hamlet of Porthallow overlooks this rocky bay with small areas of sand at low tide.

Beach Type



There is a hotel in Porthallow and toilets near the beach


Coastal walks

Nature and Wildlife

the tradittional fishing town of Polperro is within walking distance along the coast path.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Tourist Information

Looe TIC The Guildhall. Fore Street. East Looe PL13 1AA. Tel. (01503) 262072


Nearest town: Looe
County: Cornwall
Latitude/Longitude: 50.336, -4.49735
Postcode: PL13 2JA
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Looe, Cornwall at Explore Britain.


Take the A387 west from Looe then turn left down a steep. narrow road to Porthallow.

Nearest Railway Stations

Looe (Approx. 3 miles away)
Sandplace (Approx. 4 miles away)
Causeland (Approx. 5 miles away)
St Keyne Wishing Well Halt (Approx. 6 miles away)
Coombe Junction Halt (Approx. 7 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

Bridals Lane, Polperro (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Hendersick, Polperro (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Polperro, Polperro (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Crumplehorn Mill, Crumplehorn (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Kilminorth Woods, Looe (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Quay Road, West Looe (Unknown stay).
About 2.2 miles away
Millpool, Looe (Long stay).
About 2.3 miles away
Fore Street, East Looe (Unknown stay).
About 2.3 miles away
Riverbank, Looe (Short stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Looe Station, Looe (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Looe