"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Porthcurnick Beach

Porthcurnick is on the south coast of Cornwall. It is a remote sandy beach, approximately 210 metres wide, backed by cliffs and accessed by a footpath. A stream flows across the beach to the sea.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Portscatho

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW879359

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Porthcurnick Beach

  • Copeland China Collection (4m)
  • Trelissick Garden (4m)
  • Mylor Sailing School (4m)
  • Loe Beach Watersports (4m)
  • Pendennis Castle (4m)
  • Ships and Castles Fun Pool (4m)
  • Ocean Bowl Tenpin Bowling Centre (4m)
  • Orca Sea Safaris (5m)
  • National Maritime Museum Cornwall (5m)
  • Falmouth Boat Hire (5m)
  • Falmouth Aquarium (5m)
  • Falmouth Art Gallery (5m)

Tourist Information

St Mawes
The Roseland Visitor Centre
The Millennium Rooms
The Square
Cornwall
England
TR2 5AG

Phone 01326 270440
Email manager@roselandinfo.com
http://www.stmawesandtheroseland.co.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 25 September

06:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
NNW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NNW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NNW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NNW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
NW
Pressure 1023
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
NW
Pressure 1023
Humidity 97%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
03:21 BST
(02:21 GMT)
High Tide
09:00 BST
(08:00 GMT)
Low Tide
15:33 BST
(14:33 GMT)
High Tide
21:12 BST
(20:12 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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Close to Portscatho, this is an isolated sandy beach backed by high cliffs. The beach is reached by a footpath through fields and then steep zigzagged steps.

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