"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 Monday 25 September

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
N
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 4mph.
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 4mph.
NNW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NNW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNW
Pressure 1023
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
N
Pressure 1023
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:46 BST
(01:46 GMT)
High Tide
08:30 BST
(07:30 GMT)
Low Tide
15:09 BST
(14:09 GMT)
High Tide
20:51 BST
(19:51 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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