"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Mounts Bay - Wherry Town 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. Wherry Town beach is approximately one kilometre wide. The Newlyn River flows onto the beach at the western end of Wherry Town and the Larrigan River flows onto the eastern end of the beach.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Penzance

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW467293

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Mounts Bay - Wherry Town Beach

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

Forecast for Monday 22 April

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
ESE
Pressure 1006
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SE
Pressure 1004
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SE
Pressure 1003
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSE
Pressure 1001
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSE
Pressure 1000
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
E
Pressure 1000
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
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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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