"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Praa Sands West 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. The western end of the beach is less rocky and the Germoe Stream flows across the beach to the sea.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Helston

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW577280

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Praa Sands West Beach

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

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 Wednesday 13 December

06:00


Chance of rain 19%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 1007
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 80%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 64%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 1002
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 35%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
WNW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 61%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 14mph.
WNW
Pressure 1001
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 34%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 13mph.
WNW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 70%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
00:55 GMT
Low Tide
07:28 GMT
High Tide
13:14 GMT
Low Tide
20:02 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 West 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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