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Porthcothan

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A premier family beach ideal for surfing and walks. A lovely sandy bay sheltered by sand dunes and headlands with rock pools for children at low tide.
A pleasant little stream runs across the beach which is popular with children paddling.
Porthcothan is part of the ‘seven bays for seven days’ group of beaches, these include, Constantine, Trevone, Harlyn and Treyarnon, all of which are close together.
The cliffs to the north of Porthcothan are owned and protected by the National Trust. This makes for plenty of wild life and a diverse flora and fauna. For the walker there are magnificent views towards Trevose Head and Lighthouse.

Summary

Toilets: Yes
Parking: Yes
Facilities: Shop/café
Lifeguard: Yes, during the summer months
Dogs: Permitted
Surfing: Yes