"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Kingsand Bay Beach

Kingsand is on the south coast of Cornwall. It is a sand and shingle beach resort, approximately 200 metres wide, close to the village of Kingsand.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Plymouth

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SX436504


Green Coast Beach

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Things to see and do near Kingsand Bay Beach

  • Mount Edgcumbe House and Park (2m)
  • Mount Wise Swimming Pool (3m)
  • Antony Woodland Gardens and Woodland Walk (3m)
  • Tinside Lido (3m)
  • West Hoe Park (3m)
  • Plymouth Pavilions Ice Rink (3m)
  • Curious About Plymouth (3m)
  • Theatre Royal (3m)
  • Plymouth Gin Distillery (4m)
  • Merchant's House Museum (4m)
  • ClayArt (4m)
  • National Marine Aquarium (4m)
  • Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery (4m)
  • Tenpin Plymouth (4m)
  • Antony House (4m)
  • Barbican Glassworks (4m)
  • The Green House Visitor Centre (5m)

Tourist Information

Plymouth (Plymouth Mayflower)
Tourist Information Centre
Plymouth Mayflower Centre
3-5 The Barbican

Phone 01752 306 330
Email barbicantic@plymouth.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 19 August


Chance of rain 18%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 94%
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Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 96%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 86%
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Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 82%
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Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 85%
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Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
06:07 BST
(05:07 GMT)
High Tide
12:16 BST
(11:16 GMT)
Low Tide
18:33 BST
(17:33 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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Sheltered sand and shingle beaches offering views over Plymouth Sound.

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