"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Mounts Bay - Penzance 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. Penzance beach is approximately 530 metres wide.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Penzance

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW475297

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Mounts Bay - Penzance Beach

  • Jubilee Pool (0m)
  • St Michael's Mount (0m)
  • Penlee House Gallery & Museum (0m)
  • The Bay Restaurant (1m)
  • Newlyn Art Gallery (1m)
  • Trengwainton Garden (2m)
  • St Michaels Mount (2m)
  • Chysauster Ancient Village (3m)

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 Friday 24 March

06:00


Chance of rain 16%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
ENE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
E
Pressure 1025
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
E
Pressure 1027
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
ENE
Pressure 1028
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
NE
Pressure 1028
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
NE
Pressure 1028
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
01:45 GMT
Low Tide
08:24 GMT
High Tide
14:17 GMT
Low Tide
20:51 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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Also know as Marazion, 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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