Porthmeor Cove, Cornwall

Porthmeor Cove tide times



May 2024

Porthmeor Cove tide times

Date Low tides High tides
Sat25
00:380.7m
12:550.8m
06:215.4m
18:405.5m
Sun26
01:180.8m
13:350.9m
07:015.4m
19:205.5m
Mon27
02:000.9m
14:171.1m
07:435.2m
20:055.3m
Tue28
02:471.0m
15:051.3m
08:315.0m
20:575.1m
Wed29
03:401.2m
16:011.5m
09:274.8m
21:564.9m
Thu30
04:431.4m
17:081.7m
10:314.6m
23:054.8m
Fri31
05:561.4m
18:281.6m
11:434.5m


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Things to see and do near Porthmeor Cove

If you're planning a visit to Porthmeor Cove, 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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  • Explore St Ives Bay – Porthmeor Cove is one of the most stunning beaches in Cornwall, and its location on the edge of St Ives Bay makes it a great spot for exploring. You can take a boat ride around the bay, go fishing, or simply take in the stunning views.
  • Visit the Tate St Ives – This iconic art gallery is located on the edge of the cove, and boasts an impressive collection of modern art as well as a café and shop.
  • Take a Surf Lesson – With its sheltered position and wide sandy beach, Porthmeor is one of the best places for beginners to learn how to surf in Cornwall. There are a number of surf schools in the area offering lessons to visitors.
  • Visit the Barbara Hepworth Museum – Located just a short walk from the beach, this museum is dedicated to the life and work of the iconic British sculptor.
  • Go Kayaking – Porthmeor Cove is a great spot for kayaking, with its sheltered position and calm waters. You can rent kayaks from a number of local companies.
  • Walk Along the Coast Path – There are a number of stunning coastal walks in the area, including the South West Coast Path, which runs along the cliffs above the beach.
  • Visit the Minack Theatre – This open-air theatre is set into the cliffside and offers a range of theatrical performances throughout the year.
  • Have a Picnic – Porthmeor Cove is a great spot for a picnic, with its wide sandy beach and stunning views over St Ives Bay.
  • Take a Boat Trip – There are a number of boat trips available from the harbour, which offer fantastic views of St Ives Bay and the surrounding coastline.
  • Go Birdwatching – The area around Porthmeor Cove is a great spot for birdwatching, with a variety of seabirds and migratory species to look out for.
  • Explore the Local Villages – Porthmeor is located close to a number of small villages, including St Ives and Lelant, which offer a range of shops, cafés and restaurants.
  • Visit St Michael's Mount – This iconic island is located just a short boat ride from Porthmeor Cove, and offers a range of attractions, including an ancient castle, gardens and a café.
  • Go Coasteering – This thrilling activity involves exploring the coastline by climbing, jumping and swimming. There are a number of companies offering coasteering trips in the area.
  • Take a Wildlife Tour – Porthmeor Cove is a great spot for wildlife watching, and there are a number of boat trips available which will take you out to see seals, dolphins and other marine creatures.
  • Try some Local Cuisine – The area is home to a number of great restaurants, ranging from traditional pubs to high-end seafood restaurants.

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