Things to do, places to eat, where to stay...
Located between Newquay and Padstow on the north Cornish coast, towering sea stacks known as the Bedruthan Steps stand gallantly out of the water repelling the power of the atlantic ocean, offering a truly unique and spectacular sight from the cliff tops.
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Porthcothan Bay is dog friendly all year round.
A large pay and display car park sits just behind Porthcothan Bay, approximately 100m away. You have to cross a small road to access the beach.
Toilets are located in the car park behind Porthcothan Bay. These include disabled facilities.
Level access to the beach.
View some more beaches nearby
Daymer Bay Beach
Daymer Bay is a beautiful wide sandy beach on the north coast of Cornwall near Padstow, with breathtaking views out across the Camel Estuary.More Details
St George’s Cove
A delightful little cove half a mile from Padstow, surrounded by lush greenery with beautiful views overlooking the Camel Estuary.More Details
Rock Beach (Brea beach)
Located across the Camel Estuary from the bustling fishing port of Padstow in North Cornwall, Rock Beach is a beautiful unspoilt long stretch of fine white sand, backed by grassy dunes and set in an area of outstanding natural beauty.More Details
Lovely little sand and shingle beach nestled below the coastal path between Polzeath and Daymer Bay. More Details
Harbour Cove is a beautiful secluded beach near Padstow that is perfect for those looking for a more relaxing day by the sea.More Details
Constantine Bay is a beautiful unspoilt beach located on Trevose headland near Padstow, backed by shallow grassy dunes and a sweeping arc of golden sand.More Details
A popular beach resort near Wadebridge, Polzeath beach has everything for a fun day by the seaMore Details
Harlyn Bay Beach
Harlyn Bay is a beautiful long crescent shaped beach with fine golden sand, tucked away on the eastern side of Trevose head near Padstow in north Cornwall.More Details
Map of Porthcothan Bay Beach