Circular walks visiting Porthallow beach

Circular walks visiting Porthallow beach

The beach at Porthallow, Cornwall

Porthallow beach is a pebble beach and there is a beach at all states of the tide. It faces east away from prevailing winds so it quite sheltered. Consequently the pebbles towards the low-water line are quite weedy.

  • 3.3 miles/5.2 km - Easy-moderate

    St Keverne to Porthallow

    Porthallow

    St Keverne to Porthallow

    3.3 miles/5.2 km - Easy-moderate

    A circular walk through woods and meadows to Porthoustock and Porthallow from St Keverne, settled in the Dark Ages by Celtic monks trading with Brittany

  • 4.4 miles/7.1 km - Moderate

    Porthallow to Gillan

    View from Nare Point

    Porthallow to Gillan

    4.4 miles/7.1 km - Moderate

    A circular walk up Gillan Creek from Porthallow via Nare Point where, during World War II, an elaborate decoy for Falmouth Harbour was created by Ealing Film Studios with fake railways, houses and explosive special effects.

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