Porthcothan Bay Beach


Porthcothan Bay is a sandy beach between Newquay and Padstow on the north coast of Cornwall.


Postcode: PL28 8LW

Lat / Lon: 50.5103, -5.02835

OS Explorer Map: 106 - Newquay & Padstow

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Today's tide times for Porthcothan Bay calculated at the nearest tide station Padstow located 5km away.

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