"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 and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 22 November

06:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
SSW
Pressure 999
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 19%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 14mph.
SSW
Pressure 996
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 86%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 15mph.
SSW
Pressure 992
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 83%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 14mph.
SSW
Pressure 989
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 63%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 12mph.
SSW
Pressure 987
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 62%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
SSW
Pressure 985
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
00:50 GMT
High Tide
06:31 GMT
Low Tide
13:09 GMT
High Tide
18:44 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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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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