Best things to do near Perran Heights
Here are some of the best things to do within half an hour’s drive of Perran Heights:
Perranporth | One of Britain’s best beaches
5 minutes away from Perran Heights is Perranporth, famous for its 3-mile golden beach - one of the best beaches in Britain.
However you choose to spend your beach days - sunbathing, exploring the sand dunes, surfing or swimming - Perranporth has plenty of space for everyone.
There are shops and cafes in Perranporth town and a beach bar/restaurant. It’s also a dog-friendly beach, just keep your dogs on a lead from 10am - 5pm in July and August.
St Agnes Heritage Coast | Ideal for walking & exploring
This glorious stretch of coastline near to Perran Heights is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and has World Heritage Status.
The St Agnes Heritage Coast is a beautiful region famous for its stunning coastal walking, independent shops and friendly, creative community. It’s home to several beaches, including...
- Porthtowan Beach - One of Cornwall’s most popular surfer beaches (though still great for families) with crystal clear waters and a playpark.
- Chapel Porth Beach - Beautiful unspoilt beach overlooked by one of Cornwall’s most iconic historical landmarks - Wheal Coates.
- Trevaunance Cove Beach - A smaller beach that is part of an old harbour. Kids will love exploring all the rock pools!
Newquay town | Fun town with loads of attractions
Newquay is a lively coastal town with loads to do for all ages, a 20-minute drive away from Perran Heights.
It has everything you’d want from a town - great shopping, a variety of restaurants and cafes and so much more! There’s world-class surfing on Fistral Beach, Newquay zoo and the Blue Reef Aquarium.