"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Mounts Bay - Heliport Beach

Mounts Bay is on the south coast of Cornwall. There are four designated bathing waters located around the bay - Wherry Town, Penzance, Heliport and Marazion. All the beaches are sandy resorts backed by sea defences. Heliport beach is approximately one kilometre wide. The Ponsandane Brook flows onto the western end of Heliport beach.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Penzance

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW485310

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Mounts Bay - Heliport Beach

  • The Bay Restaurant (1m)
  • St Michael's Mount (1m)
  • Jubilee Pool (1m)
  • Penlee House Gallery & Museum (1m)
  • Newlyn Art Gallery (2m)
  • St Michaels Mount (2m)
  • Trengwainton Garden (2m)
  • Chysauster Ancient Village (3m)
  • Coast 2 Coast Karting (5m)

Tourist Information

Penzance
Visitor Information Point
Station Approach
Cornwall
England
TR18 2NF

Phone 0844 8889275
http://www.visit-westcornwall.com/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 29 March

06:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 19%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 18%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 20%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 80%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 48%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 96%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
06:20 BST
(05:20 GMT)
Low Tide
13:06 BST
(12:06 GMT)
High Tide
18:40 BST
(17:40 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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The beaches are formed by an expanse of hard sand backed by coastal protection walls of granite. The beach is popular with walkers and looks out to St Michael's Mount. A cycle path runs along the back of the beach.

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