"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Readymoney (Fowey) Beach

Readymoney is at the mouth of the Fowey Estuary on the south coast of Cornwall. It is a remote sandy cove, approximately 70 metres wide, sheltered by tall cliffs.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Fowey

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SX118510


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Readymoney (Fowey) Beach

  • St Catherine's Castle (1m)
  • Fowey Aquarium (1m)
  • Wingz Bird and Animal Sanctuary (3m)
  • Kidzworld Indoor Play (4m)
  • Pine Lodge Gardens & Nursery (5m)
  • Cornwall FootballGolf Park (5m)
  • Eden Project (5m)
  • Charlestown Shipwreck Centre (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
5 South Street
PL23 1AR

Phone 01726 833 616
Email info@fowey.co.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 27 May


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1011
Humidity 95%
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Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 91%
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Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 80%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 77%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 81%
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Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
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Low Tide
01:25 BST
(00:25 GMT)
High Tide
07:27 BST
(06:27 GMT)
Low Tide
13:48 BST
(12:48 GMT)
High Tide
19:47 BST
(18:47 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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A small sheltered gently sloping sandy beach. It is situated in a cove sheltered by cliffs which open out on to the mouth of the River Fowey Estuary. To the North it is bounded by the medieval part of the Fowey. To the South West is St Catherine's Castle.

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