Description:Porthoustock is a small fishing village on the east of the Lizard peninsula. There is a spacious pebble & grey sand beach and also a picnic area behind the beach.
Safety:No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:At Porthoustock the car park is on the beach.
Dogs:Dogs allowed all year on Porthoustock Beach.
Directions:Porthoustock is approximately 13 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.
Post Code:TR12 6QW.
Parking:1 beach car park at Porthoustock.
Toilets:Yes, in the village.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Porthallow (2 miles, sand and pebble beach, dog friendly, disabled access)
Porthkerris (1 mile, pebble beach, dog friendly, disabled access)
Coverack (3 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly)
Kennack Sands (8 miles, sandy beach, part dog friendly, disabled access)
Poldhu Cove (11 miles, sandy cove, surfing, disabled access)