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PORTHTOWAN
This sandy beach is one of only five Cornish beaches awarded a Blue Flag in 2011. Located on North Cornwall’s rugged coastline it is popular with both families and watersport enthusiasts. The beach is conveniently close to the South West Coast Path giving access to spectacular cliff top walks, north towards St Agnes and south to Portreath.
Lifeguards: May to September, 10am to 6pm.
Dogs: banned between Easter Day and 1 October (guide dogs accepted).
TRANSPORT
Grid reference: LR SW690481
Latitude/longitude: 50.288335N, 5.243646W
Post code: TR4 8AW (for sat nav purposes)
Public transport: bus stop on Beach Road, 150 metres from beach

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