- Beach info
- Beach Map & Location
Bar, Promenade, Toilets
Nature and Wildlife
The beach is situated on the coastal footpath. providing an easy route to the Georgian port of Charlestown to the east. A more vigorous walk to the west leads to Black Head. Nesting birds occupy the cliffs to the east and rock pools are located at the wes
Cleaning and Litter
The beach is cleaned daily during the summer season. Susceptible to high volumes of litter during SE winds.
Dogs banned Easter - September.
Beach Awards and Information
Marine Conservation Society Recommended
Porthpean Tourist Information Centre Bypass Garage Southbourne Road St Austell Tel: 01726 76333
How to find Porthpean Beach
Cornwall / St Austell
From the A390 (St Austell by-pass) follow the signs for Porthpean. Access via a short road. then a steep ramp leading from the car park. or by way of the coastal path.
We use a simple colour coded key to display the amount of cottages nearby, the below shows the three different colours and the number range for each one from green through to red.
- 100 +