"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Carbis Bay - Porth Kidney Beach

Carbis Bay Porth Kidney Sands is on the north coast of Cornwall. Porth Kidney Sands is a large sandy remote beach, approximately 1.3 kilometres wide, backed by sand dunes and cliffs.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: St Ives

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW540384

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Carbis Bay - Porth Kidney Beach

  • Hayle Swimming Pool (1m)
  • Paradise Park (1m)
  • Royal Cinema (2m)
  • Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden (2m)
  • Coast 2 Coast Karting (2m)
  • Penwith Galleries (2m)
  • Tate Gallery St Ives (2m)
  • Tate St Ives (2m)
  • Loggans Moor Brewers Fayre (2m)
  • Country Skittles (4m)

Tourist Information

Hayle
Tourist Information Centre
Hayle Library
Commercial Road
Cornwall
England
TR27 4DE

Phone 01736 753 196
Email hayletouristinformation@cornwall.gov.uk

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Weather

Forecast for Thursday 25 April

06:00


Chance of rain 37%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 989
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 29%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 992
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 33%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 995
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 27%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 997
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 26%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 999
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1001
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Accomodation near Carbis Bay - Porth Kidney Beach

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Tell us what you think about Carbis Bay - Porth Kidney Beach

A beautiful 1.5km sandy beach backed by an expanse of sand dunes. An ideal retreat for those who dislike the resort beaches. The beach suffers from occasional litter and fishing debris.

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