"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Perranporth

Perranporth (Cornish: Porthperan) is a small seaside resort town on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is 6 miles (10 km) southwest of Newquay and 7 miles (11 km) northwest of Truro. Perranporth and its 3 miles (5 km) long beach face the Atlantic Ocean. It has a population of 3,066, and is the largest settlement in the civil parish of Perranzabuloe.

The village's modern name comes from the Cornish for the cove of Saint Piran (Porth Peran), Saint Piran being one of the patron saints of Cornwall. It is believed that Saint Piran founded a church at Perranzabuloe near Perranporth in the seventh century. Buried under sand for many centuries, it was unearthed in the nineteenth century, and again early in the twentieth century, but again left to the mercy of the sands in the 1970s.

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW756540

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Things to see and do in and around Perranporth

  • Perranzabuloe Folk Museum
  • World in Miniature
  • Cornish Cyder Farm
  • Holywell Bay Fun Park
  • Mount Hawke Skate Park
  • Lappa Valley Steam Railway
  • Tunnels Through Time
  • Buccaneer Bay
  • Trevilley Farm Shop
  • Blue Reef Aquarium

Tourist Information

Perranporth
Tourist Information Centre
Westcott House
St Piran's Road
Cornwall
England
TR6 0BH

Phone 01872 575 254
Email info@perranporthinfo.co.uk
http://www.perranporthinfo.co.uk/

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Weather

Forecast for Friday 24 March

06:00


Chance of rain 52%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 10mph.
ENE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
ENE
Pressure 1026
Humidity 87%
UV Index
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12:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
E
Pressure 1027
Humidity 79%
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15:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
ENE
Pressure 1028
Humidity 80%
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18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NE
Pressure 1029
Humidity 84%
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21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
NE
Pressure 1030
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
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