Circular walks visiting Porthcew beach

Porthcew is also known as Rinsey Cove as it's alongside Rinsey Head near Porthleven. The beach is just rocks at high tide but as the tide goes out, a sandy beach is revealed.

  • 6.8 miles/10.9 km - Moderate-strenuous

    Porthleven to Rinsey Head

    Porthleven to Rinsey Head

    6.8 miles/10.9 km - Moderate-strenuous

    A circular walk from Porthleven to the cliff-edge engine houses of Rinsey Head and Trewavas where the under-sea mine, set out with tables and food for the annual Tribute dinner, is said to have been breached by the sea just minutes before all the miners were due underground.

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