"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 13 December

06:00


Chance of rain 94%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
SE
Pressure 1004
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 93%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 12mph.
ESE
Pressure 1005
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 80%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
SE
Pressure 1007
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SE
Pressure 1009
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
SE
Pressure 1011
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 43%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SE
Pressure 1014
Humidity 80%
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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