"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Pentewan Sands Beach

Pentewan is on the south coast of Cornwall. It is a privately owned sandy beach resort, approximately 1.1 kilometres wide, close to a camp site.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Pentewan

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SX018466


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Pentewan Sands Beach

  • Mevagissey Folk Museum (1m)
  • World of Model Railways (1m)
  • Lost Gardens of Heligan (1m)
  • Polmassick Vineyard (3m)
  • Charlestown Shipwreck and Heritage Centre (3m)
  • Charlestown Shipwreck Centre (3m)
  • Kids Kingdom Ltd (4m)
  • Ozzell Bowl (4m)
  • St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre (4m)
  • Pine Lodge Gardens & Nursery (4m)
  • Cornwall FootballGolf Park (4m)
  • Kidzworld Indoor Play (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
St Georges Square
PL26 6UB

Phone 01726 844 440
Email info@mevagissey-cornwall.co.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 20 April


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1026
Humidity 90%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1026
Humidity 71%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1026
Humidity 63%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 66%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 70%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
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Low Tide
03:12 BST
(02:12 GMT)
High Tide
09:19 BST
(08:19 GMT)
Low Tide
15:33 BST
(14:33 GMT)
High Tide
21:32 BST
(20:32 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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Tell us what you think about Pentewan Sands Beach

A large sandy beach backed by a big family caravan site. It is privately owned from 'cliff to cliff' and is excellent for swimming and all water sports.

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