"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

Forecast for Thursday 25 April

06:00


Chance of rain 82%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 989
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 992
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 995
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 997
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 999
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Accomodation near Praa Sands West Beach

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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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