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Perranporth Beach, Perranporth

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Spend a fun day in the sun on 4.83 km (3 mi) Perranporth Beach. Located on the north coast of Cornwall, this beach is known as a premier swimming and surfing destination. Learn to ride the waves by taking lessons from the local surf school, or take the kids to search the many rock pools for lingering sea creatures. The beach is only a few minutes' walk from the main street of Perranporth, which offers restaurants, shops, and accommodations. Stop by the beachside bar, The Watering Hole, and try a pint of famous Cornish ale. A visit to Perranporth Beach represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Perranporth trip itinerary site to plot your vacation.
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  • With hardly anyone on it! Perfect. Due to the weather the beach was almost empty and it was great to walk for miles with the wind in our hair ☀️  more »
  • Took my 12 year old body boarding, despite it being a cold wet day he had a ball. The beach is massive and it can be quite a walk to the water when the tide is out but it's worth it. Big waves and wel...  more »
  • Gorgeous beach, great for building sandcastles and the sea is perfect for surfing and bodyboarding. It is quite breezy, so a windbreak is advisable. There's a carpark right in the front and another up...  more »

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