"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Crantock Beach

Crantock Beach is on the north coast of Cornwall at the mouth of the Gannel Estuary. It is a sandy beach resort, approximately 940 metres wide, surrounded by sand dunes and cliffs. The River Gannel flows the length of the beach to the sea at the north end of the beach.

Nearest town: Newquay

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW784607

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Crantock Beach

  • Holywell Bay Fun Park (1m)
  • Tunnels Through Time (2m)
  • Buccaneer Bay (2m)
  • Blue Reef Aquarium (2m)
  • Pure Comedy Club (2m)
  • Newquay Zoo (2m)
  • 'Waterworld' (2m)
  • Jungle Jacks Newquay (3m)
  • Lusty Glaze (3m)
  • Trevilley Farm Shop (3m)
  • Oasis Fun Pool (3m)
  • Lappa Valley Steam Railway (4m)
  • Cornwall Pearl (4m)
  • Perranzabuloe Folk Museum (4m)
  • World in Miniature (4m)

Tourist Information

Newquay
Tourist Information Centre
Municipal Offices
Marcus Hill
Cornwall
England
TR7 1BD

Phone 01637 854 020
Email newquay.tic@cornwall.gov.uk
http://www.visitnewquay.org/

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Weather

Forecast for Tuesday 18 September

06:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 10mph.
WSW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 42%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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A sandy beach contained within east and west Pentire Headlands. It is backed by high dunes at the NE end and by steep cliffs at the SW end. There is a large expanse of mostly tide swept golden sand and the River Gannel enters the sea at the Northern edge.

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