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Mawgan Porth, Cornwall

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Mawgan Porth, Cornwall

Mawgan Porth (Cornish: Porth Maugan, meaning St Mawgan's cove, or Porth Glyvyan, meaning cove of the Gluvian river) is a beach and small settlement in north Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated north of Watergate Bay approximately four miles (6 km) north of Newquay, on the Atlantic Ocean coast. Mawgan Porth is in the civil parish of Mawgan-in-Pydar at the seaward end of the Vale of Lanherne (or Vale of Mawgan) where the River Menalhyl discharges into the sea.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW8567
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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