Porthmeor Beach


Porthmeor Beach is a sandy beach in the heart of St. Ives on the north coast of Cornwall. The Tate St. Ives gallery overlooks the bay and good views can be had by taking a short stroll up to "The Island" just to the east of the beach.


Park in any one of the carparks in St Ives town or leave the car at home and take the train into town.


Postcode: TR26 1SY

Lat / Lon: 50.215698, -5.48213

OS Explorer Map: 102 - Land's End

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Today's tide times for Porthmeor Beach calculated at the nearest tide station St. Ives located 0.1km away.

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