"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Downderry Beach

Downderry is on the south coast of Cornwall. It is a remote sand, shingle and pebble beach, approximately 1.1 kilometres wide, backed by cliffs. There are two streams that flow across the beach to the sea.

Beach type: sand & shingle

Nearest town: East Looe

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SX314537


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Downderry Beach

  • The Monkey Sanctuary (2m)
  • South East Cornwall Discovery Centre (4m)
  • Adrenalin Quarry (5m)
  • KartWorld (5m)
  • Paul Corin's Magnificent Music Machines (6m)
  • Notter Bridge Riverside Inn (6m)
  • Polperro Model Village (7m)
  • Antony Woodland Gardens and Woodland Walk (7m)
  • Mary Newman's Cottage (8m)
  • Mount Edgcumbe House and Park (8m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
The Guildhall
Fore Street
East Looe
PL13 1AA

Phone 01503 262 072
Email looetic@btconnect.com

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Forecast for Monday 22 October


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1037
Humidity 84%
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Max temp. 10°C
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Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1039
Humidity 71%
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Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1039
Humidity 61%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1039
Humidity 62%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
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Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1040
Humidity 81%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 7°C
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Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1041
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
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A long straight beach made up of a mixture of sand. shingle and pebbles. The beach is popular with visitors and locals and is backed by cliffs.

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