Our Local Sandy Beach – Perranporth
Spend your camping or caravan holiday at Perran Springs Holiday Park and visit Perranporth. Our nearest beach, at just over 2 miles away from Perran Springs Holiday Park. At low tide the golden sands of Perranporth beach stretch for 3 miles and not surprisingly, is very popular with families. Lifeguards operate Perranporth beach during the long summer days, with bathing and surfing areas clearly marked with flags. Chapel Rock is a small outcrop on Perranporth beach, and has a small pool built into the rock itself, which is filled by the tide.
The small shopping street of Perranporth is tightly packed with shops offering a variety of beach goods and souvenirs. The street also includes a number of cafes, restaurants, pubs, a small supermarket and a surf hire shop, with boards and clothing. Perranporth Golf Club stands on top of the dunes and has wonderful views over the beach and sea. Nearby in the hamlet of Reen, there are riding stables, where you can experience pony trekking. The name ‘Perranporth’ is derived from both ‘St Piran’, the patron saint of tin miners and ‘porth’ meaning ‘landing place’.
The village of Goonhavern, is only a short level stroll away. In the village you will find the popular local pub – The New Inn, (with children’s play area and beer garden). A Garden Centre with Bay Tree Restaurant and a quality Greengrocers – Mr Fruity. The village also has a well stocked shop – Bridge Stores, complete with Post Office.
Information on events and activities around Perranporth can be obtained from the information area in Reception.
Click to view a map of Perranporth containing information and useful phone numbers.