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Lovely beach, small car park

Great beach, lots of rock pools to explore at low tide. When tide is out the beach is a bit small... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2019
Beautiful Beach. Croquet Rosemary that is out of this world.

The beach here is quite spectacular when the tide is fully out. We often walk along the coastal... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2019
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A little bit of a hike is required to get to this secluded beach, but the trip is well worth it.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
St Agnes, England
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Reviewed 5 January 2019

Great beach, lots of rock pools to explore at low tide. When tide is out the beach is a bit small. Car park small and fills up fast on busy days. Nice little shop for snacks and decent public toilets.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 January 2019

The beach here is quite spectacular when the tide is fully out. We often walk along the coastal path from St Agnes and then treat ourselves to the Croque Rosemary and French Onion Soup before walking back home.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sara W
Reviewed 1 January 2019

A beautiful spot to walk from around the SW Coast path. Plenty of scenic drama round every bend of the headland. Fab for photos and to explore some of the tin mining history of Cornwall.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank simon n
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach and headland walks to the nearby tin mines and just to take in the huge beauty that is Cornwall coastline. The colour of the sea, even on a dull December day is gorgeous. Nearly turquoise. Lots of surfers trying to get wave borne...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Simon N
Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

We popped here to do a walk to the tin mines, very narrow road to get to the carpark, glad it wasn’t tourist season my Vw van nearly panicked when we met a dustcart let alone 150 other large vehicles that would prob be heading...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank southwestsampler
Reviewed 7 November 2018

I have been visiting Chapel Porth all my life. With the tide out there are so many caves, rock pools to explore- a wildlife haven. The golden sand is fabulous for sandcastles. And this is a great surfing beach. There is nothing to not like.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peta M
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

It's about 2 miles from outside and it's well worth a visit. When the tide is out its a beautiful sandy beach off the beaten track. Great for kids and dogs and there's a really good cafe there too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Back in the 1950's I lived on Cameron Estate, St. Agnes, as young children I,, like all my friends took all this wonderful scenery for granted. Chapel Porth was near to were we lived and we walked along those coastal paths many times. I recently...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tonypatburrows
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Chapel Porth Beach is always on our visit list. It is a set in a steeply sided valley and at high tide consists mainly of rocks and stones but as the tide drops so the vista opens out onto a huge sandy beach. It is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jim100Uk
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Wonderful beach...been coming to Chapel Porth for over 50 years....never get tired of it. Cafe is as good as usual...a "Hedgehog" is always a must!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marc S
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13 February 2018|
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Response from Jan d | Reviewed this property |
I don't know because the car park was choc a bloc. If you are going in the winter I would imagine there are plenty of spaces but if going in the summer or a nice day it fills up very early. There's a field car park at the... More
5 January 2017|
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Response from johnpagliero |
Hi everybody There is absolutely no confusion. There was indeed a bungalow by the car park and beach at Chapel Porth and there was a tea hut selling tea, coffee, hot chocolate, Horlicks (remember Horlicks....), cold drinks... More
Lisa A
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Response from amyjaneB90 | Reviewed this property |
Did you manage to find it ok?