"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 Sunday 19 August

06:00


Chance of rain 20%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 95%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
Pressure 1021
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1021
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1021
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WNW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 97%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:45 BST
(04:45 GMT)
High Tide
11:30 BST
(10:30 GMT)
Low Tide
18:13 BST
(17:13 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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