"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Mawgan Porth Beach

Mawgan Porth is on the north coast of Cornwall. It is a rural, sandy beach, approximately 720 metres wide, backed by sand dunes and cliffs. The River Menalhyl flows across the beach to the sea.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Newquay

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW848673

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Mawgan Porth Beach

  • St Eval Kart Circuit (1m)
  • Lusty Glaze (3m)
  • Pure Comedy Club (4m)
  • Newquay Zoo (4m)
  • 'Waterworld' (4m)
  • Blue Reef Aquarium (4m)
  • Buccaneer Bay (4m)
  • Tunnels Through Time (4m)
  • Jungle Jacks Newquay (4m)
  • Cornwall Pearl (4m)
  • Oasis Fun Pool (5m)
  • Cornwall’s Crealy Great Adventure Park (5m)
  • Cornish Birds Of Prey Centre (5m)
  • Trevilley Farm Shop (5m)

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 and Tides

Forecast for Friday 20 October

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
WNW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 72%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
S
Pressure 1008
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSE
Pressure 1004
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 98%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 13mph.
S
Pressure 1000
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 29%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
06:11 BST
(05:11 GMT)
Low Tide
12:29 BST
(11:29 GMT)
High Tide
18:26 BST
(17:26 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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Tell us what you think about Mawgan Porth Beach

Rural west facing long flat sandy beach, exposed to Atlantic swells. Cliffs to the north and south, and at low tide a number of caves and coves are exposed. River on south side flowing into the sea. Highly popular with families and surfers.

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