"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Porthgwarra Beach

A secluded Cove just under 3 miles southeast of Lands End. Porthgwarra is steeped in history and tradition. Once a busy fishing village, now only one boat regularly works crab pots from here.

Beach type: Sand & rocks

Nearest town: Penzance

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW372215

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Things to see and do near Porthgwarra Beach

  • The Minack Theatre and visitor Centre (1m)
  • Porthcurno Telegraph Museum (1m)
  • Lands End (3m)
  • Lands End Visitors Centre (3m)
  • Newlyn Art Gallery (7m)
  • Trengwainton Garden (8m)
  • The Levant Beam Engine (8m)
  • Geevor Tin Mine (8m)
  • Penlee House Gallery & Museum (8m)
  • Jubilee Pool (8m)

Tourist Information

St Just
Tourist Information Centre
The Library
Market Street
Penzance
Cornwall
England
TR19 7HX

Phone 01736 788165
Email stjusttourist@cornwall.gov.uk
http://www.visit-westcornwall.com/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 24 April

06:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NNW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
WNW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
WNW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
NNW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 47%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
N
Pressure 1017
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:40 BST
(02:40 GMT)
Low Tide
10:17 BST
(09:17 GMT)
High Tide
16:04 BST
(15:04 GMT)
Low Tide
22:40 BST
(21:40 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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A secluded Cove just under 3 miles southeast of Lands End. Porthgwarra is steeped in history and tradition. Once a busy fishing village, now only one boat regularly works crab pots from here.

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