Porthleven beach - circular walks

Porthleven beach

The beach at Porthleven is composed of sand and shingle. At low tide the beach joins with the Loe Bar. There are several points between the two that get cut off as the tide rises.

Circular walks visiting Porthleven beach

  • 6.8 miles/10.9 km - Moderate-strenuous

    Porthleven to Rinsey Head

    Porth Sulinces

    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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