"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Porth Beach

Porth Beach is on the north coast of Cornwall. It is a rural sandy beach, approximately 230 metres wide, surrounded by cliffs with a stream flowing the across the beach to the sea.

Beach type: Sand and rocks

Nearest town: Newquay

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW829626

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Things to see and do near Porth Beach

  • Lusty Glaze (0m)
  • Pure Comedy Club (1m)
  • Newquay Zoo (1m)
  • 'Waterworld' (1m)
  • Jungle Jacks Newquay (1m)
  • Blue Reef Aquarium (1m)
  • Buccaneer Bay (1m)
  • Tunnels Through Time (1m)
  • Oasis Fun Pool (2m)
  • Trevilley Farm Shop (2m)
  • Cornwall Pearl (2m)
  • Dairyland Farm World (3m)
  • Lappa Valley Steam Railway (3m)
  • Holywell Bay Fun Park (4m)
  • St Eval Kart Circuit (4m)

Tourist Information

Newquay
Tourist Information Centre
Municipal Offices
Marcus Hill
Cornwall
England
TR7 1BD

Phone 01637 854 020
Email newquay.tic@cornwall.gov.uk
http://www.visitnewquay.org/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 23 September

06:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
S
Pressure 1018
Humidity 97%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
S
Pressure 1019
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSE
Pressure 1017
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1017
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSE
Pressure 1017
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:51 BST
(00:51 GMT)
High Tide
07:45 BST
(06:45 GMT)
Low Tide
14:03 BST
(13:03 GMT)
High Tide
20:00 BST
(19:00 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 Porth Beach

Porth is a rural north west facing beach, narrow and with a shallow incline. Exposed to Atlantic swells. Easy access makes it popular with families and those with walking difficulties.

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