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OS grid reference  SW719858
Country  England
Post town  PADSTOW
Local time  Friday 3:16 PM
Ceremonial county  Cornwall
UK parliament constituency  North Cornwall
Region  South West
Sovereign state  United Kingdom
Postcode district  PL28
Dialling code  01841
Civil parish  St Eval
Unitary authority  Cornwall Council
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Weather  10°C, Wind NE at 18 km/h, 77% Humidity

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Porthcothan (Cornish: Porthkehodhon) is a coastal village between Newquay and Padstow in Cornwall, England, UK. It is within the civil parish of St Eval.


Map of Porthcothan, Padstow, UK

Porthcothan lies within the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Almost a third of Cornwall has AONB designation, with the same status and protection as a National Park.

The sandy beach is popular with tourists and surfers and is patrolled by lifeguards during the day in the summer; local surf schools sometimes use the beach for tuition. There is a pay-and-display car park and a small grocery shop near the beach. In January 2014, storm Anne reduced a local arch, Jan Leverton's Rock, to rubble.

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Notable residents

Notable former residents include the early science fiction author J. D. Beresford, the novelist D. H. Lawrence and the playwright Nick Darke.


Porthcothan Wikipedia

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