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Porthcurno Beach

Located in Porthcurno, Cornwall, South West England, England

Approximately 1.2 miles away.

Porthcurno is a stunning sand beach a short distance from Land's End and St. Ives on the south west coast of Cornwall. Part of Porthcurno Bay, Porthcurno Beach is the west section of a huge low tide arc of sand that runs...

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Nanjizal Beach, Cornwall

Located in Sennen, Cornwall, South West England, England

Approximately 1.2 miles away.

The Land's End Peninsula (The Penwith Peninsula) is a very popular holiday destination. The peninsula's beaches are up there with the most beautiful in South West England. As a result, those stretches of blond sand that...

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Bosistow Cliffs and Carn Les Boel, Cornwall

Located in Sennen, Cornwall, South West England, England

Approximately 1.2 miles away.

Bosistow Cliffs and Carn Les Boel are in the northern section of the Porthgwarra SSSI. The heather and gorse are stunning in late Summer/early Autumn. Below Bosistow Cliffs is Nanjizal Beach. Nanjizal or Mill Bay is to t...

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Pendower Coves, Cornwall

Located in Porthgwarra, Cornwall, South West England, England

Approximately 1.2 miles away.

Pendower Coves form a section of coastline in the Porthgwarra SSSI. An impressive sweep of vertical cliffs and blond granite boulders, the coves are inaccessible. If you're studying the Ordnance Survey Explorer 102 'Land...

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Green Bay, Cornwall

Located in Porthcurno, Cornwall, South West England, England

Approximately 1.2 miles away.

Green Bay is part of a stunning arc of blond sand that lines Porthcurno Bay at low tide. Green Bay is the beach area between Porthcurno Beach and Pedn Vounder Beach. It backs onto Treen Cliff and is separated from Porthc...

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Carn Barges and Cliffs, Cornwall

Located in Porthcurno, Cornwall, South West England, England

Approximately 1.2 miles away.

This is the section of coastline west of Porth Chapel. The South West Coast Path climbs to provide excellent views of the beach and Pedn-men-an-mere or Wireless Point beyond. The path branches north from Carn Barges and...

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Porth Chapel, Cornwall

Located in Porthcurno, Cornwall, South West England, England

Approximately 1.2 miles away.

Porth Chapel is one of many compact blond sand beaches on the The Land's End Peninsula (The Penwith Peninsula). Set beneath high granite cliffs, Porth Chapel is best known for its connection with the stories surrounding...

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Ardensawah Cliff to Roskestal Cliff, Cornwall

Located in Porthgwarra, Cornwall, South West England, England

Approximately 1.3 miles away.

Ardensawah Cliff to Roskestal Cliff forms the middle section of Porthgwarra SSSI. The South West Coast Path and other tracks cut across this area of coastline between Bosistow Cliffs and Carn Les Boel to the north west a...

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Rospletha Cliffs, Cornwall

Located in Porthcurno, Cornwall, South West England, England

Approximately 1.3 miles away.

Rospletha Cliffs are in the western section of Porthcurno Bay. The granite cliffs are part of Pedn-men-an-mere or Wireless Point. The remarkable Minack Theatre is built from, and into, their rock. The views east over Por...

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Porthgwarra Tunnels, Cornwall

Located in Porthgwarra, Cornwall, South West England, England

Approximately 1.3 miles away.

Porthgwarra is a beautiful coastal village with a compact beach sheltered by big granite cliffs. It's through a section of these cliffs that tunnels have been cut. If you're walking the stretch of coastline between Land'...

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Pedn-men-an-mere or Wireless Point, Cornwall

Located in Porthcurno, Cornwall, South West England, England

Approximately 1.4 miles away.

This anonymous headland is part of the story of modern telecommunications. It's part of the story of cable telegraphy versus wireless technology. It's part of the story of the giant telecommunications company Cable&Wirel...

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Porthgwarra Beach, Cornwall

Located in Porthgwarra, Cornwall, South West England, England

Approximately 1.4 miles away.

When we photographed the area in September 2012, a sign at the top of the beach read: 'PRIVATE SLIP AND BEACH. ALL ENQUIRIES TO THE HARBOUR MASTER MR J.CHAPPELL at THE SHOP or PHONE: 01736. 871285. THE PUBLIC MAY USE THE...

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Porth Loe, Cornwall

Located in Porthgwarra, Cornwall, South West England, England

Approximately 1.4 miles away.

Famous for the 1905 shipwreck of the Khyber. There's a fascinating account of the events surrounding the shipwreck on the 'jonedgar.net' website. It's written by the great grandson of 'one of only three of the twenty six...

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Nanjizal or Mill Bay, Cornwall

Located in Sennen, Cornwall, South West England, England

Approximately 1.4 miles away.

When holidaying in West Cornwall and the The Land's End Peninsula (The Penwith Peninsula), most people head for St Ives Bay and Mount's Bay, Whitesand Bay and Porthcurno Bay. Fewer people walk the South West Coast Path t...

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Nanjizal or Mill Bay Shipwreck, Cornwall

Located in Sennen, Cornwall, South West England, England

Approximately 1.4 miles away.

East of Nanjizal or Mill Bay is Gwennap Head or Tol Pedn. On its clifftop is Gwennap Head Lookout. This lookout watches over a stretch of coastline running from Land's End around to Porthcurno Bay that gets battered by A...

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Porthcurno Bay, Cornwall

Located in Porthcurno, Cornwall, South West England, England

Approximately 1.4 miles away.

We've included 'Porthcurno Bay' on PictureTheUK as a point of reference. The bay isn't marked on the Ordnance Survey Explorer 102 'Land's End' map but it's a convenient way to help people discover the many attractions wi...

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Pedn Vounder Beach, Cornwall

Located in Porthcurno, Cornwall, South West England, England

Approximately 1.4 miles away.

South West England is blessed with a high number of gorgeous beaches. Those of us who photograph and write about the South West for PictureTheUK have visited many remarkable stretches of coastline over the decades. At lo...

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Gwennap Head Landmarks, Cornwall

Located in Porthgwarra, Cornwall, South West England, England

Approximately 1.4 miles away.

As you approach Gwennap Head or Tol Pedn from the Porthcurno area to the east or the Land's End area to the west, you'll see two strange landmarks. The first is a red cone. The second is black and white stripe rocket. Th...

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Treen Cliff, Cornwall

Located in Porthcurno, Cornwall, South West England, England

Approximately 1.4 miles away.

In our opinion, this is one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline* along the entire 630 mile South West Coast Path. *Other sections of coastline we'd recommend visiting in South West England for the views include...

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Gwennap Head, Cornwall

Located in Porthgwarra, Cornwall, South West England, England

Approximately 1.5 miles away.

'Gwennap Head has always been a prime position for watching over this rugged part of the Cornish coastline. The convergence of tides between St George's and the English Channels make this one of the most dangerous stretc...

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