We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Stunning hidden gem

If you didn't know about this place then you wouldn't find it by accident, tucked away down a long... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Anna L
via mobile
The Forever Beach

It is the forever beach because at low tide it goes on forever. Great sand, great water. It is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Chris K
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Read all 470 reviews
All photos (432)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“minack theatre”(126 reviews)
“beautiful beach”(59 reviews)
“car park”(83 reviews)
Porthcurno, England
Reviews (470)
Filter reviews
422 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsminack theatrebeautiful beachcar parktelegraph museumthe cliffwhite sandbeach cafecrystal clear waterscould be anywherelogan rocksteep walkbasking sharkscornish beachcoastal pathsunny daygolden sandsmobility issues
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 422 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you didn't know about this place then you wouldn't find it by accident, tucked away down a long steep path it's a little bit of paradise. The sea is clear and tropical looking and the beach is clean, the only draw back in the...More

Thank Anna L
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is the forever beach because at low tide it goes on forever. Great sand, great water. It is located just below the Minack Theater. In fact there are stairs up to it. There is Pay and Display parking a short walk from the beach....More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a lovely beach, well worth a visit. As with all places peak weeks and peak times there is trouble with parking and access but other than 3 weeks in August please come and visit.

Thank centralheatking
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful beach overlooked by the amazing Minack Theatre, beautiful sand and sea so picturesque a real gem

Thank Ryel1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This must be one of the best beaches in the UK. Beautiful beach, amazing views, incredible history and a museum and open air theatre next door. Fabulous.

Thank Stuart G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this little gem of a beach by accident on our first day in Cornwall, subsequently we spent 3 full days here and I wish we could have stayed longer, it really is so pretty here....I have found my happy place!! On the first...More

3  Thank Kate S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful beach which is one of Cornwall's finest in my opinion. Toilets and plenty of car parking but be warned it does get busy when weather is sunny so either get there early or later in the day to avoid struggling for a parking space....More

1  Thank xena1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Too busy Tiny roads difficult to find parking Not easily accessible especially from the top hill car park

Thank PL_dreamscometrue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful beach which is really picture perfect with soft clean sand. Toilets and cafe are a few minutes walk away near to the car park.

1  Thank Gordon H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a while to find a parking space But it was well worth it Beautiful beach Clear sea And the sun was out What more could you ask for

Thank gjborrowdale
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
31 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 11 answers
Response from Cheryl Joanne H | Reviewed this property |
Hello! Park at the beach car park. Road to theatre is narrow and a long walk Plus there are toilets which is always handy! The car park is busy however cars are coming and going so be patient and you will get a parking... More
Marvin R
20 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from SabrinaLouis | Reviewed this property |
We swam in the sea. At first when the waves hit you you're freezing but your body gets used to it. Best thing to do is get your whole body fully in quickly rather than slowly bit by bit lol. So worth it though as the water... More
31 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from DJRDevon | Reviewed this property |
Yes not too steep and definitely ok for a 2 year old