This quaint village is set in South Cornwall, within easy reach of lots of other excellent sandy beaches. It’s the home of the ever-popular open-air Minack Theatre, a must-visit during your time here; book a summer show and see the actors perform in front of a backdrop of the ocean.
Why visit Porthcurno?
It’s the perfect place for a beach holiday in a scenic and tranquil part of the UK. One of Cornwall’s top sandy beaches can be found in the seaside village of Porthcurno. Protected by granite cliffs and with shallow turquoise waters to take a dip in, Porthcurno Beach often draws holidaymakers back year after year – one trip and you’ll soon fall under its spell.
Things to do in Porthcurno
Stop by The Telegraph Museum or walk along the breathtaking stretch of coast path that will take you past St Leven’s Well, an ancient sacred well said to cure all kinds of ills that’s set above Porthchapel Beach. The best bit, Porthcurno is just 4 miles from the most westerly point in Britain, Land’s End – tick this destination off your bucket list on a trip down to Porthcurno.
Why stay in a Porthcurno cottage?
Enjoy a relaxing break to Cornwall, see the sights and unwind on a sandy beach or two during your holiday to Porthcurno. Stay in one of our Cornwall holiday cottages by the sea or in the peaceful countryside in Porthcurno for a wonderful Cornish escape.
Three must-see places to visit in Porthcurno
- Watch a performance at the open-air seafront Minack Theatre, but make sure you book ahead
- Soak up the sunset on beautiful Porthcurno Beach
- Visit the most westerly point in Britain, Land’s End, just 4 miles away