About Mawgan Porth

Situated on the North Cornish Coast between Newquay and Padstow on the stunning National Trust South West Coastal Path, Mawgan Porth is ranked as the sixth best beach holiday destination in Europe (The Sunday Times Travel Section).

“There are better-known and busier beaches in Cornwall, but few can match the raw beauty of Mawgan Porth. Shielded on both sides by cliffs, it has acres of soft white sand, rock pools, caves and magical sunsets”. The Sunday Times

Mawgan Porth is a friendly seaside village with a pub, restaurants, deli, wine bar, hotels, surf school and beach shops clustered around a beautiful cove of soft sand. Good for bodyboarding and surfing.

It is just 10 minutes drive from Newquay Airport - with flights to London, Birmingham and Manchester.

Vineyards, golf, the Camel bike trail, water-skiing, sailing, go-karting, fishing, theme-parks, pony-trekking are all a short drive away.

Famous restaurants within easy reach: Nathan Outlaw's two Michelin starred restaurant in Rock and Rick Stein's seafood restaurant in Padstow. Restaurants also available at Bedruthan Steps, the Scarlet (adult-only), Merrymoor Inn and Catch – all walking distance in the village. 

Swimming pools and spa facilities at Bedruthan Steps Hotel available for a small fee.

Watch the tide at Mawgan Port beach filmed from Blue Seas