Facilities & access


  • Try a tasty croque or a 'Hedgehog' ice cream at Chapel Porth cafĂ©. Call 01872 552487 for opening times
  • Seasonal toilets at Chapel Porth car park
  • Dogs not allowed on Chapel Porth beach, Easter Sunday to 30 September, inclusive. Dogs welcome at St Agnes Head & Beacon
  • Information point at Wheal Coates mine building
  • Car parks:Chapel Porth: charges Easter - October, NT members free, OS SW697495, Wheal Coates: free, OS SW703500, 50.305370, -5.227557, St Agnes Head: free, OS SW699512, 50.315915, -5.232293, St Agnes Beacon: free, OS SW704503, 50.311393, -5.223067

Family & children

  • Beach toys available for loan from National Trust car parking staff at Chapel Porth
  • Seasonal lifeguarding at Chapel Porth


  • Wheal Coates: hard surfaced route to historic mine buildings
  • Chapel Porth: short slope onto beach, boulders and pebbles at top of beach
  • Two accessible parking bays at Chapel Porth car park, when staffed
  • Adapted toilet available all year at Chapel Porth with RADAR key