"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 and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 13 December

06:00


Chance of rain 83%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 63%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 86%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 1001
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
WNW
Pressure 1001
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 64%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 14mph.
W
Pressure 1001
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 45%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 14mph.
WNW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 70%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
01:21 GMT
Low Tide
07:54 GMT
High Tide
13:47 GMT
Low Tide
20:29 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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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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