Porthminster Beach

Having been awarded a Blue Flag, this sheltered and secluded beach is a fantastic destination for families, with beautiful views out to Godrevy Lighthouse.

Located in St. Ives, Porthminster breach is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. Situated just below the railway station, the beach has parking facilities near by with steps used to access the beach.

The beach itself is large and sandy and is close by to facilities including a toilet, cafés, shops and even an art gallery.

Lifeguards are on duty at this beach and dog’s are not allowed.



Address: Porthminster Beach
St Ives
TR26 2BN

Useful Information

Dog Friendly

Child Friendly

Blue Flag

Wheelchair Accessible

  • Seasonal dog ban
  • Seasonal lifeguard cover
  • Sand chair for hire by calling: 01736 793940

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  • Café
  • Facilities in St Ives nearby
  • Parking can be difficult in St Ives
  • Bus stop and train station by beach


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Local Tide Times

21 January 2022

Time Type Height
01:08 low 1.33m
07:04 high 6.33m
13:34 low 1.33m
19:26 high 6.11m

22 January 2022

Time Type Height
01:47 low 1.37m
07:42 high 6.27m
14:12 low 1.4m
20:05 high 5.99m

23 January 2022

Time Type Height
02:26 low 1.47m
08:23 high 6.14m
14:53 low 1.52m
20:47 high 5.82m

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