"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

Forecast for Sunday 16 December

06:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 4mph.
S
Pressure 1005
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
S
Pressure 1004
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 88%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 42%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
Pressure 1003
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
Pressure 1007
Humidity 78%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1010
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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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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