"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 27 May

06:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 98%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
W
Pressure 1016
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WNW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
06:29 BST
(05:29 GMT)
Low Tide
13:10 BST
(12:10 GMT)
High Tide
18:55 BST
(17:55 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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