Cornwall Beach Guide

Porthallow Beach

Description:
Porthallow is a small fishing village on the east of the Lizard peninsula. There is a pebble and grey sand beach.
Safety:
No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
At Porthallow the car park is on the beach.
Dogs:
Dogs allowed all year on Porthallow Beach.
Directions:
Porthallow is approximately 14 miles from Helston. Approach Helston on the A394 from the east or west. Alternatively drive to Redruth on the A30 and at Redruth take the B3297 to Helston. At Helston follow the A3083 to Lizard. About 2 miles after Helston, just after Culdrose Airfield, turn left onto the B3293 (signposted to St Keverne). Continue on the B3293 for about 8 to 9 miles until St Keverne. Drive through St Keverne and continue on this road for about a mile until Porthoustock. Drive through Porthoustock and continue on this road for a while and then at a junction, turn right (signposted to Porthallow). Continue on this road for about a mile to Porthallow.
Post Code:
TR12 6PN.
Parking:
1 beach car park at Porthallow.
Toilets:
Yes, by the beach.
Facilities:
Pub, shop.
Activities:
None.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Porthkerris (1 mile, pebble beach, dog friendly, disabled access)
Porthoustock (1 mile, sand and pebble beach, dog friendly, disabled access)
Coverack (4 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly)
Kennack Sands (9 miles, sandy beach, part dog friendly, disabled access)
Poldhu Cove (10 miles, sandy cove, surfing, disabled access)
porthallow large map