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Perranporth (Village End)

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Perranporth (Village End)
Cornwall, TR6 0ND, Lat/Long 50.3N 5.2W

Situated on the north coast of Cornwall, this sandy beach resort is a good spot for a walk through the dunes overlooking the beach.

Water quality

  • Benefits from the 1997 Perranporth Clean Sweep scheme
  • Perranporth sewage treatment works offers secondary treatment with ultraviolet disinfection
  • The outfall from the works discharges to sea and is disinfected and designed to protect bathing water quality
  • There is a storm overflow from Station Road pumping station. Overflows exist to protect homes, gardens, roads and open spaces from sewer flooding normally after storms
  • The urban area behind the beach is served by a combined overflow system. There are no outfalls from the system onto the beach.
  • Bathing water quality in this area can be affected by urban drainage and agricultural runoff.

Local activities and interests

  • Swimming, surfing, snorkelling, fishing and walks.
  • Parking at Beach Road Car Park, Perranporth. Toilets.

RNLI Lifeguard service: 29 April-1 October. Weekends only 7 to 15 October. October half term 21 to 29 October.

Perranporth Surf Life Saving Club.

Good Beach Guide: Perranporth Village End

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factors affecting bathing water quality

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