Portreath is one of the most spectacular beauty spots in Cornwall, nestled in a valley between high cliffs with a beautiful sandy beach, which is ideal for the family and water sports enthusiast. The village has a very friendly atmosphere and caters well for most needs of visitors. There are various sports and leisure facilities within a short drive of the village as well. These include indoor swimming pools, squash, badminton and outdoor bowls. There are six local golf courses, one within a mile, and several centres for horse riding. Tehidy Country Park is about a mile and a half from Portreath. Most of the park is woodland and there are around 9 miles of nature trails. Within the park are also bridleways for horse riding and tracks for mountain bikes. This is excellent walking country with beautiful views from the spectacular cliffs.