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Chapel Porth

Chapel Porth beach, Cornwall

Situated roughly halfway between Porthtowan and St. Agnes on the North coast of Cornwall and about 9 miles northwest of Truro, lies chapel Porth Beach.

There is NO beach at Chapel Porth at high tide and swimming is prohibited. At low tide however, the sea retreats to exhibit fine golden sand.

The whole area has numerous reminders of Cornwall's industrial past with mine stacks and capped shafts often not all that far from the path. The Towanroath Pumping Engine House at Wheal Coates situated just northeast of Chapel Porth being the best known and most visited, due to its picturesque setting above the sea.

There is a good sized car park behind the beach accessed at the end of the narrow road leading from St. Agnes via Goonvrea.

There are fine walks along the South West Coast Path, especially northeast towards St. Agnes, but also southwest towards Portreath and the rest of the Godrevy to Portreath Heritage Coast.

Facilities

 Cafe, shop or pub

 Family friendly

 Lifeguard in summer

 Seasonal dog ban

 Parking

 Rescue equipment

 Good Surfing

 Telephone

 Toilets

OS Explorer Map 104: Redruth & St Agnes

OS Explorer Map 104: Redruth & St Agnes

This map is part of the Ordnance Survey's Explorer series designed to replace the old Pathfinder map series. At 1:25,000 scale this detailed map shows a host of attractions including gardens which are open to the public, nature reserves and country parks as well as all official footpaths, bridleways, roads and lanes. Other facilities covered include: camping and caravan sites, picnic areas and viewpoints, selected places of interest, rights of way information for England and Wales, National Trail and Recreational Path routes, and selected tourist information. The series is aimed mainly at the experienced map user but can be used by tourists and locals alike.

Local area

Local Accommodation

Cottages

Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Redruth, St Agnes, Camborne and Portreath.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:

arrowPerranporth

arrowRedruth

arrowHayle

arrowCamborne

Hotels

Hotels

Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:

	arrowSt Agnes

	arrowRedruth

	arrowPerranporth

	arrowCamborne

Caravans

Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Truro, Perranporth, Redruth and Newquay.

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