"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Chapel Porth Beach

Chapel Porth is on the north coast of Cornwall, approximately three kilometres from St Agnes. At high tide the beach is a small sand and shingle cove approximately 130 metres wide. At low tide a large stretch of sandy beach approximately one kilometre wide is exposed between Tubby’s Head and the neighbouring beach at Porthtowan. The beach is backed by large moorland covered cliffs which are dotted with caves and several natural arches.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: St Agnes

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW697494

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Chapel Porth Beach

  • Mount Hawke Skate Park (2m)
  • Cornish Goldsmiths (3m)
  • Treasure Park (3m)
  • Go Bananas (4m)
  • Tolgus Tin (4m)
  • Cornish Cyder Farm (5m)
  • Perranzabuloe Folk Museum (5m)
  • Gwennap Pit (5m)

Tourist Information

Redruth
Visitor Centre
The Cornwall Centre
Alma Place
Cornwall
England
TR15 2AT

Phone 01209 216 760
Email cornishstudies.library@cornwall.gov.uk
http://www.cornwall.gov.uk

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Weather

Forecast for Thursday 25 April

06:00


Chance of rain 15%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
S
Pressure 989
Humidity 90%
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Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 41%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 992
Humidity 80%
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12:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 995
Humidity 71%
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15:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 997
Humidity 62%
UV Index
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18:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 999
Humidity 72%
UV Index
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21:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
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Pressure 1002
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
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Tell us what you think about Chapel Porth Beach

Rural unspoilt west facing beach owned by the National Trust. Backed by high cliffs at north and south ends. Connects with Port Towan at very low tides. Small National Trust cafe at the back of the car park and toilet facilities.

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