The 10 Best Things to Do in Portreath, England

Portreath is a civil parish, village and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The village is about three miles northwest of Redruth.

1. Portreath Beach

Portreath, England Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks, Beaches
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4.5 based on 320 reviews

Portreath Beach

Reviewed By Bessophi - Swindon, United KingdomSwindon, United Kingdom

Gorgeous beach

Portreath is delightful. A lovely clean beach safe for children & dogs (out of season) with parking available in the immediate vicinity.Plenty of places to stop for coffee & cake or lunch & there are plenty of seats overlooking the beach where it’s lovely

2. Bassetts Cove

Portreath TR14 0HE, England Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks, Beaches
Excellent
51%
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37%
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4.5 based on 7 reviews

Bassetts Cove

Reviewed By RoyL65 - Hayle, United KingdomHayle, United Kingdom

One of west Cornwall secret beach's

Dog friendly all year,Nudist beach,Free Car park.A small rocky/sandy beach at the foot of a precarious and winding footpath, Basset’s Cove is a quiet niche hidden along one of the busier stretches of the Cornish coast. Named after the well known family th

3. The Hub Portreath

The Beach Shop | The Seafront, Portreath TR16 4NN, England Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Nightlife, Coffeehouses, Gear Rentals, Biking Trails More
Excellent
86%
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5 based on 48 reviews

The Hub Portreath

A full service "Bike Café" - we have brand new electric, trail and hybrid bikes as well as child seats, trailers and tagalongs - all for hire and sale. Delivery and collection available.Either pop in or reserve your bikes with our easy to use online booking system. We also serve the most fantastic freshly prepared food, coffee, cakes, cream teas and ice cream! Whether or not you're a cyclist, why not sit on our terrace, or by the stream, and enjoy a delicious treat!

Reviewed By thetangoman - Truro, United KingdomTruro, United Kingdom

"Miniature ice creams" , will not be back !

Dropped in when visiting Portreath , the children fancied an ice cream , the relatively simple task of removing the ice cream from the box and placing a scoop into a cornet was a real task .Firstly the size of the scoop was nothing other than poor and whe

4. Basset Arms Portreath

Bassett Arms Tregea Terrace, Portreath TR16 4NG, England Nightlife, Bars & Clubs
Excellent
63%
Good
27%
Satisfactory
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3%
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4.5 based on 57 reviews

Basset Arms Portreath

Reviewed By PortreathLady12345 - Portreath, United KingdomPortreath, United Kingdom

Great food traditional Cornish Pub

Great food friendly staff and a good selection of drinks . Good quality pub classic s and restaurant food . Great special nights like Thursday steak night . Lovely sunny outside space and small children’s area . Would recommend for any age group . Quiz ni

5. Mountain Bike Hire Cornwall

| In the Sea Front car park, Portreath TR16 4NN, England Outdoor Activities, Gear Rentals
Excellent
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5 based on 26 reviews

Mountain Bike Hire Cornwall

You will find me IN the sea front car park in Portreath.I am a small local business. Not to be confused with the new cycle cafe which has set-up on my doorstep. Top quality bikes, serviced after every ride. Prices £15 per day for adults, £10 for child bikes, £10 for tagalonds and £12 for trailers. Map of local cycle trails, helmets, repair kits and locks free of charge.Free delivery in specified area; please enquire for details. The hire hut is ideally situated at the start of the beautiful 'Coast to Coast' cycle trail from Portreath to Devoran, along with many other trails in the area.

Reviewed By Jiffy070561 - Cardiff, United KingdomCardiff, United Kingdom

On yer bike

Excellent service from a really friendly guy called Danny , could easily be mistaken for one of the hairy bikers and was a pleasure to chat to and deal with .Thanks Jiffy. Happy that you had a fun day out cycling and exploring Cornwall. I may even bake a

6. Surfing HQ

Enter a destinationPortreath, United Kingdom
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5 based on 29 reviews

Surfing HQ

Fully stocked Surf shop that offers sales & hire on wetsuits, bodyboards, surfboards, clothing & accessories. We also offer Surfing & Bodyboarding lessons as well as Surfboard, wetsuit and kayak rental.

Reviewed By Ben H

BBHQ rules!

If you want honest good advice, Daves the man. I've had nothing but fantastic service in the 5 years I've been surfing. - highly recommended!

7. Base Camp

Feadon Lane | Gwel an Mor, Portreath TR16 4PE, England Fun & Games, Game & Entertainment Centers
Excellent
69%
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4 based on 45 reviews

Base Camp

Base Camp is quite simply the best indoor activity centre in Cornwall and it is open to all 7 days a week, 9am-9pm. With over 2000 square feet of soft play, the only 'clip'n'climb' climbing walls in West Cornwall and free access to iPads and tablets in the Cafe - Base Camp offers hours of indoor fun and also makes a great venue for birthday parties in Cornwall.

Reviewed By Matt W

Guest

Great place with really helpful staff, very clean with a good menu - rosie did the clip and climb for the first time and really enjoyed it, good instruction from Aden

8. The Mineral Tramways

Portreath, England Outdoor Activities, Other Outdoor Activities
Excellent
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4.5 based on 25 reviews

The Mineral Tramways

Reviewed By willoDorset - dorsetdorset

Including Coast to Coast in 12 miles!

Portreath to Deveron cycle route, well signed and mainly off-road, a little muddy in places depending on the weather but mainly compacted or asphalt. Café and Bike repairs/hire at Bissoe. Slightly easier from Deveron. Car Parking available at either start

9. The Bear Works

The bear works, Portreath, England Shopping, Gift & Specialty Shops
Excellent
80%
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4.5 based on 10 reviews

Reviewed By LadyinTruro - Truro, United KingdomTruro, United Kingdom

Ideal treat for a birthday girl!

Received a visit for my daughter's 4th birthday, great present! she loved cuddling all the soft toys to help choose one and kissing her little star to make a wish before popping it in teddy's tummy! Bear (well, unicorn actually lol) was around £15 so quit

10. The Famous Nine Golf Course

Feadon Lane | Gwel an Mor Luxury Resort, Portreath TR16 4PE, England Outdoor Activities, Golf Courses
Excellent
33%
Good
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4 based on 6 reviews

The Famous Nine Golf Course

Cornwall's newest golf course, inspired by some of the most famous golf holes in the world. St Andrews, Augusta, Royal Troon, Sawgrass, Pebble Beach and Carnoustie - legendary names in the golf world, and now their most famous holes have come to Cornwall at The Famous Nine at Gwel An Mor. A spectacular par 3, nine hole course that will challenge golfers. We’ve created a course that everyone will enjoy playing. With spectacular views out to sea, every hole looks breathtaking on its elevated coastal location above Portreath. The Cornish weather will make every game different, every game a real challenge. This is the only golf course in Cornwall that uses the latest materials in all-weather greens, ensuring that the course is playable all year round. It takes roughly two hours to play The Famous Nine, which perfectly suits the busy lifestyle of the modern golfer.

Reviewed By pjjclarke2014 - Portsmouth, United KingdomPortsmouth, United Kingdom

A Testing Par 3 Based On Some Of The World's Most Famous Holes.

Don't be fooled by this course's Par 3 status. It's far from an easy challenge with plenty of quirky holes based on holes at some of the world's most legendary courses such as St Andrews, Augusta, Carnoustie and Pebble Beach.The fairways are narrow, bound

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