Porthleven, Cornwall

Porthleven tide times



May 2024

Porthleven tide times

Date Low tides High tides
Sat25
01:000.8m
13:170.9m
06:504.9m
19:035.0m
Sun26
01:370.8m
13:531.0m
07:274.8m
19:385.0m
Mon27
02:150.9m
14:311.1m
08:064.7m
20:174.9m
Tue28
02:571.0m
15:151.2m
08:504.6m
21:024.8m
Wed29
03:461.2m
16:071.4m
09:414.4m
21:544.7m
Thu30
04:451.3m
17:101.6m
10:404.3m
22:574.6m
Fri31
05:551.4m
18:241.6m
11:504.3m


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Things to see and do near Porthleven

If you're planning a visit to Porthleven, you'll find that there are plenty of things to see and do in the surrounding area. Here are just a few ideas to help you make the most of your trip.

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  • Beach Fun – Porthleven is home to a picturesque beach, which is perfect for a day out with family or friends. Take a stroll along the sand or try your hand at kayaking and paddle-boarding on the crystal-clear waters.
  • Surfing – Porthleven is a popular surfing spot and a great place to learn the sport. With several local surf schools, you can find the perfect wave and join in the fun.
  • Coastal Walks – Take in the stunning views of Cornwall's rugged coastline with a walk along the coastal path. The path runs between Porthleven and Penzance, offering beautiful vistas along the way.
  • Kynance Cove – Explore the stunning secluded beach at Kynance Cove, located just a short drive from Porthleven. The sandy beach is ideal for swimming and paddling, while the nearby cliffs offer up stunning views of the ocean.
  • Loe Beach – Enjoy the golden sands of Loe Beach, located a short drive from Porthleven. With plenty of activities to keep you entertained, from paddle-boarding to swimming, this is the ideal spot for a relaxing day out.
  • Seal Spotting – Take a boat trip from Porthleven to St. Michael's Mount and keep your eyes peeled for seals. You may even spot dolphins or basking sharks along the way.
  • St Ives – Explore the charming fishing town of St Ives, just a short drive from Porthleven. Wander the quaint cobbled streets, browse the art galleries and take in the views of the harbour.
  • The Minack Theatre – Visit the iconic Minack Theatre, located on the cliffs of Porthcurno, near Porthleven. Marvel at the theatre's spectacular setting and enjoy a show under the stars.
  • Land's End – Travel to the iconic Land's End, just a short drive from Porthleven. Take in the stunning views of the rugged Cornish coastline and enjoy a spot of lunch at the local café.
  • Flambards Theme Park – Let the kids run wild at Flambards Theme Park, located within easy reach of Porthleven. With rides, shows and activities for all ages, this is a great day out for the whole family.
  • National Maritime Museum – Take the family to the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth, a short drive from Porthleven. See the museum's impressive collection of marine artefacts and learn about Cornwall's maritime past.
  • Godolphin House – Explore the gardens of Godolphin House, located just a short drive away. Take a stroll through the picturesque grounds and soak up the tranquil atmosphere.
  • Pendennis Castle – Visit the historic Pendennis Castle, perched on the cliffs above Falmouth. The castle offers up stunning views of the harbour and is a great spot for a picnic.
  • The Lost Gardens of Heligan – Journey to the Lost Gardens of Heligan and explore the sprawling grounds. Stroll through the gardens and discover the hidden wonders of this magical place.
  • Poldark Mine – Take a tour of the Poldark Mine and discover the secrets of tin mining. Learn about the history of the mine and explore the fascinating underground tunnels.

There are many things to see and do near Porthleven. Whether you're interested in history, nature, or outdoor activities, you'll find plenty of ways to enjoy your time in the area!