"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Perranuthnoe (Perran Sands) Beach

Perran Sands is on the south coast of Cornwall. It is a rural sandy beach, approximately 350 metres wide, backed by cliffs.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Penzance

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW540292


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Perranuthnoe (Perran Sands) Beach

  • St Michaels Mount (2m)
  • Country Skittles (4m)
  • Coast 2 Coast Karting (4m)
  • Jubilee Pool (4m)
  • The Bay Restaurant (4m)
  • St Michael's Mount (4m)
  • Godolphin House (4m)
  • Penlee House Gallery & Museum (4m)
  • Paradise Park (5m)
  • Newlyn Art Gallery (5m)

Tourist Information

Visitor Information Point
Station Approach
TR18 2NF

Phone 0844 8889275

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 23 November


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 996
Humidity 67%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1000
Humidity 61%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1003
Humidity 53%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1005
Humidity 56%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1006
Humidity 65%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 18%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1006
Humidity 79%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:21 GMT
High Tide
07:04 GMT
Low Tide
13:42 GMT
High Tide
19:17 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 Perranuthnoe (Perran Sands) Beach

Penhale Sands at Perranuthnoe, near Penzance, is sandy beach about half a mile long, backed by cliffs and popular with surfers. The charming local village consists basically of a church and a pub.

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