"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

Forecast for Wednesday 19 December

06:00


Chance of rain 30%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 16%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 34%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 37%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
WSW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 36%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 1004
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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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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