Besides the Minack Theatre, there is lots more to see and do in Porthcurno.
Visit the Porthcurno Telegraph Museum and see how this corner of Cornwall was once the first hub for global communications. Porthcurno’s golden sandy beach and azure blue waters hide an amazing secret. Right beneath your feet, messages from all corners of the globe have been buzzing through undersea cables since 1870.
Uncover this hidden history at the award-winning Telegraph Museum, nestled in Porthcurno Valley right next us, and leave feeling surprised and amazed. Be an explorer for the day – send and decode Morse code messages, go underground in World War 2 tunnels, get hands on with science, and head on a family-friendly trail around the museum.
All Minack customers are entitled to a 15% discount on Museum admission. Simply present a valid Minack ticket on entrance, and uncover Cornwall’s hidden history. T&Cs apply – please see telegraphmuseum.org for more details.
Porthcurno beach is one of Cornwall’s finest and has RNLI lifeguards on duty during the summer.
St Levan church (open during daylight hours) is also well worth a visit.
The family friendly Cable Station Inn is situated in Porthcurno valley and serves food throughout the day during the summer months.
Walks from Porthcurno along the Coast Path take you to some of the most spectacular coastal scenery in Europe.