"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Maenporth Beach

Maenporth is on the south coast of Cornwall. It is a remote, sheltered sandy beach, approximately 200 metres wide, surrounded by low hills.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Falmouth

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW790295

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Things to see and do near Maenporth Beach

  • Trebah Gardens (2m)
  • Glendurgan Garden (2m)
  • Falmouth Aquarium (2m)
  • National Maritime Museum Cornwall (2m)
  • Falmouth Boat Hire (2m)
  • Orca Sea Safaris (2m)
  • Falmouth Art Gallery (2m)
  • Ocean Bowl Tenpin Bowling Centre (2m)
  • Ships and Castles Fun Pool (2m)
  • Pendennis Castle (3m)
  • Raze the Roof Indoor Play Centre (3m)
  • Black Paw Laser Storm (3m)
  • BF Adventure (3m)
  • Mylor Sailing School (4m)

Tourist Information

Fal River Visitor Information Centre
11 Market Strand
Prince of Wales Pier
TR11 3DF

Phone 0905 3254 534

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 24 April


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 74%
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Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 67%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 49%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 77%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 20%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
04:07 BST
(03:07 GMT)
Low Tide
10:53 BST
(09:53 GMT)
High Tide
16:37 BST
(15:37 GMT)
Low Tide
23:18 BST
(22:18 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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Small sheltered cove, popular with holiday makers and locals alike.

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