"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 Wednesday 13 December

06:00


Chance of rain 64%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
Pressure 1006
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 79%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 86%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 1002
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 40%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 10mph.
WNW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 65%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 14mph.
WNW
Pressure 1001
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 39%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 13mph.
WNW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 69%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
00:48 GMT
Low Tide
07:24 GMT
High Tide
13:13 GMT
Low Tide
20:00 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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