"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

St Ives - Porthminster Beach

Porthminster is on the north coast of Cornwall. It is a sandy beach resort, approximately 1.1 kilometres wide, with a gentle slope making it easily accessible.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: St Ives

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW522401

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near St Ives - Porthminster Beach

  • Royal Cinema (0m)
  • Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden (0m)
  • Penwith Galleries (0m)
  • Tate Gallery St Ives (1m)
  • Tate St Ives (1m)
  • Hayle Swimming Pool (3m)
  • Paradise Park (3m)
  • Coast 2 Coast Karting (3m)
  • Loggans Moor Brewers Fayre (4m)
  • Chysauster Ancient Village (5m)

Tourist Information

St Ives
Tourist Information Centre
The Guildhall
Street-an-Pol
Cornwall
England
TR26 2DS

Phone 0905 252 2250
Email info@stivestic.co.uk
http://www.stivestic.co.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 17 August

06:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
01:16 BST
(00:16 GMT)
Low Tide
07:53 BST
(06:53 GMT)
High Tide
13:53 BST
(12:53 GMT)
Low Tide
20:37 BST
(19:37 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 spectacular 1km sandy beach with a Mediterranean feel. A gently sloping beach ideal for families.

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