Porthcurno is a small valley and village on the south coast of Cornwall, only six miles from Penzance. The village is most well-known for being the home of the breathtaking Porthcurno beach and being home to the famous Minack Theatre. The majority of accommodation in Porthcurno is self catering and mostly features beautiful coastal views and quaint Cornish cottages. Discover all self catering accommodation here.
Porthcurno beach is an award winning beach known for its tropical, turquoise waters and white, golden sands. On a hot summers day it could easily be mistaken for a beach in the Caribbean. The beach is very family friendly and at low tide joins up to the beautiful Pedn Vounder beach.
The Minack Theatre is a unique theatre perched on the cliffs high above the Atlantic ocean. They put on a full programme of drama, musicals and opera every summer, together with music, comedy and story-telling. They’re open all year round for you to come and explore this amazing place and discover the incredible story of Rowena Cade who created the theatre. The Minack Theatre is one of the world’s most famous outdoor theatres. Today, they welcome more than 80,000 people a year to our performances and 150,000 people come just to look round, experience our stunning views and learn more about our story.
Porthcurno, near Land’s End, is situated on the Penwith Heritage Coast, one of twelve Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Cornwall. This beautifully rugged Peninsula is known for it’s breathtaking coastline and towering cliffs and being home to a major part of the Cornwall’s mining heritage.