"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

Tourist Information Centre
Municipal Offices
Marcus Hill

Phone 01637 854 020
Email newquay.tic@cornwall.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 18 November


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1027
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1027
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1026
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1025
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 48%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
04:46 GMT
Low Tide
11:06 GMT
High Tide
17:02 GMT
Low Tide
23:23 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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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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