"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Gwithian beach

The Towans (Godrevy) is on the north coast of Cornwall. It is a sand and rock beach resort, approximately 670 metres wide, backed by sand dunes.

Beach type: Sandy

Nearest town: Hayle

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW580418

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Gwithian beach

  • Loggans Moor Brewers Fayre (2m)
  • Hayle Swimming Pool (3m)
  • Paradise Park (4m)
  • Penwith Galleries (4m)
  • Tehidy Country Park (4m)
  • Trevithick Cottage (4m)
  • Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden (4m)
  • Tate St Ives (4m)
  • Tate Gallery St Ives (4m)
  • Royal Cinema (4m)
  • Coast 2 Coast Karting (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 and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 23 September

06:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
S
Pressure 1018
Humidity 96%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
S
Pressure 1018
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
S
Pressure 1017
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
S
Pressure 1017
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
S
Pressure 1016
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:52 BST
(00:52 GMT)
High Tide
07:42 BST
(06:42 GMT)
Low Tide
14:05 BST
(13:05 GMT)
High Tide
19:58 BST
(18:58 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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Accomodation near Gwithian beach

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Tell us what you think about Gwithian beach

A long beautiful sandy rural beach, well known for surfing and seldom crowded. There is a cafe and beach shop by the main car park. An excellent place for a family day out. Note that there can be rip currents in the surf off the beach.

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