"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Praa Sands East Beach

Praa Sands is on the south coast of Cornwall. It is a sandy beach resort, approximately 1.3 kilometres wide, backed by sand dunes. There are rock pools at the eastern end of the beach at low tide.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Helston

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW585275

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Praa Sands East Beach

  • Godolphin House (3m)
  • Country Skittles (4m)
  • St Michaels Mount (5m)
  • Flambards Experience (5m)
  • Flambards Village (5m)
  • One2eleven (5m)
  • Coast 2 Coast Karting (5m)
  • Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre (6m)
  • Paradise Park (6m)
  • Poldark Mine (7m)

Tourist Information

Helston and Lizard Peninsula
Tourist Information Centre
79 Meneage Street
Helston
Cornwall
England
TR13 8RB

Phone 01326 565 431
Email info@helstontic.demon.co.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 22 July

06:00


Chance of rain 78%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 67%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 35%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 31%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
NW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
04:18 BST
(03:18 GMT)
Low Tide
11:05 BST
(10:05 GMT)
High Tide
16:49 BST
(15:49 GMT)
Low Tide
23:35 BST
(22:35 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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Tell us what you think about Praa Sands East Beach

A mile long sandy beach with some rocky patches. The eastern end has many rocks and pools. The western end has fewer rocks and this is where all the amenities can be found.

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