Mevagissey harbour  Visiting Cornwall Logo - background is part of Bodmin Moor as seen from Jamaica Inn at Altarnun. The road in the picture is the main A30 through Cornwall. Eden Project near St Austell 
 

PORT GAVERNE

 
 
Port Gaverne Beach
A small shingle beach in a sheltered, narrow cove with plenty of sand at low tide. Popular with families as it has plenty of rock pools. Used as a launch point for some water sports.
In the 19th century slate from Delabole quarry was loaded here into heavy sea ketches which were wide enough to rest on the beach between tides.


Access
The beach is in the middle of the village by the car park. Port Gaverne is a quarter of a mile east of Port Isaac.

Swimming & Surfing
The main bathing beach in the vicinity of Port Isaac. Not suitable for surfing.

Facilities
Parking, café and public conveniences plus village shops.

Parking
Limited parking at the rear of the beach but large car park at the top of the hill heading into Port Isaac.

Dog Friendly
Dogs allowed all year

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