"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Charlestown Beach

Charlestown is on the south coast of Cornwall. It is a pebble and shingle beach resort, approximately 290 metres wide, surrounded by cliffs.

Beach type: pebble

Nearest town: St Austell

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SX042515

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Keep Britain Tidy Seaside Award

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Things to see and do near Charlestown Beach

  • Charlestown Shipwreck Centre (0m)
  • Charlestown Shipwreck and Heritage Centre (0m)
  • Pine Lodge Gardens & Nursery (1m)
  • Cornwall FootballGolf Park (1m)
  • Kidzworld Indoor Play (1m)
  • St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre (1m)
  • Kids Kingdom Ltd (2m)
  • Ozzell Bowl (2m)
  • Eden Project (2m)
  • The China Clay Museum (4m)
  • Wheal Martyn Museum and Country Park (4m)
  • Wingz Bird and Animal Sanctuary (4m)
  • Lost Gardens of Heligan (4m)
  • Mevagissey Folk Museum (4m)
  • World of Model Railways (5m)
  • St Catherine's Castle (5m)

Tourist Information

St Austell
Tourist Information Centre
Southbourne Road
Cornwall
England
PL25 4RS

Phone 01726 879 500
Email tic@cornish-riviera.co.uk
http://www.cornish-riviera.co.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 29 March

06:00


Chance of rain 18%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 18%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 27%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 80%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:21 BST
(00:21 GMT)
High Tide
07:23 BST
(06:23 GMT)
Low Tide
13:44 BST
(12:44 GMT)
High Tide
19:45 BST
(18:45 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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Tell us what you think about Charlestown Beach

Charlestown has a Georgian harbour that may be recognised from several film and television programmes. A fleet of tall ships currently resides in the harbour. There is a sand and stone beach to the east of the harbour and a small pebble covered beach.

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