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Porthbeor Beach, The Roseland, Cornwall
Superb in a northerly breeze when it is totally protected. Avoid in an easterly when it is very exposed. A glorious sandy beach on the way to St Anthony Lighthouse is Porthbeor. Drive towards Bohortha village, but park immediately having turned left at the junction by the village signpost. Jump over the stile and walk across the field towards the sea – there is a path! Descend to the beach by the steep stone steps. Hard work, and small children and old pets may need carrying – but this lovely, wild sandy beach is worth it. This is true Cornwall – wild yet just idyllic in the right conditions. Dogs are allowed here in the summer, but please do clear up!