Cornwall, TR26 1JZ, Lat/Long 50.2N 5.5W
Simply one of the best surfing beaches in Cornwall. Guaranteed to provide fast and strong waves for surfers.
Porthmeor is a holder of the Blue Flag Award for the past five years and attracts walkers and families keen to explore the rock pools dotted along the beach. Seals and dolphins regularly visit.
- This bathing water is not affected by South West Water overflows
- Bathing water quality can be affected by other factors including urban drainage
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Local activities and interests
Parking at Beach Road car park in Porthtowan. Toilets, shops, food and litter bins. RNLI Lifeguard service 29 April - 25 September.
Porthmeor is another popular beach for surfers and body boarders attracted to the short and snappy beach breaks. It picks up good quality surf and is regarded as an excellent place to learn to surf. St Ives Surf Life Saving Club at Porthmeor Beach.
Latest bathing water quality samples: visit the Environment Agency's website.
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