"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 Saturday 24 June

06:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
W
Pressure 1016
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 16%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 18%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 15%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1016
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
WNW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
WNW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
05:21 BST
(04:21 GMT)
Low Tide
12:05 BST
(11:05 GMT)
High Tide
17:46 BST
(16:46 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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