"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Portreath Beach

Portreath is on the north coast of Cornwall. It is a sand and shingle beach resort, approximately 520 metres wide, backed by cliffs. There is a stream that flows across the beach to the sea.

Beach type: Sand & Shingle

Nearest town: Portreath

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW653454

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Portreath Beach

  • Tolgus Tin (0m)
  • Tehidy Country Park (1m)
  • Cornish Goldsmiths (2m)
  • Treasure Park (2m)
  • Go Bananas (3m)
  • Cornwall Industrial Discovery Centre (3m)
  • Rollers Roller Rink (3m)
  • Bombadingas Pirate Soft Play (3m)
  • Skullduggery (3m)
  • Heartlands (3m)
  • Trevithick Cottage (4m)
  • Cornish Riding Holidays (4m)
  • Gwennap Pit (5m)
  • Mount Hawke Skate Park (5m)

Tourist Information

Redruth
Visitor Centre
The Cornwall Centre
Alma Place
Cornwall
England
TR15 2AT

Phone 01209 216 760
Email cornishstudies.library@cornwall.gov.uk
http://www.cornwall.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 29 March

06:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 19%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 46%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 19%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 82%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 51%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
06:49 BST
(05:49 GMT)
Low Tide
13:09 BST
(12:09 GMT)
High Tide
19:08 BST
(18:08 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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Accomodation near Portreath Beach

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Tell us what you think about Portreath Beach

A sand and shingle beach set in a bay backed by cliffs on one side and the pier and car park on the other. A stream runs down the middle of the beach to the sea. The beach is popular with families and surfers.

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