"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

The Towans Beach

The Towans (Hayle) is north of the mouth of the Hayle Estuary on the north coast of Cornwall. It is a sandy beach resort, approximately one kilometre wide, backed by sand dunes.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: St Ives

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW563394

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Local area map loading...
Larger map

Things to see and do near The Towans Beach

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

Tourist Information

Hayle
Tourist Information Centre
Hayle Library
Commercial Road
Cornwall
England
TR27 4DE

Phone 01736 753 196
Email hayletouristinformation@cornwall.gov.uk

Seasonal opening

Photos are automatically tagged by geographic coordinate proximity and/or are submitted by website visitors, and may not necessarily be specifically of The Towans Beach.

Weather

Forecast for Saturday 23 February

06:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1028
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
S
Pressure 1029
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
S
Pressure 1030
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
S
Pressure 1030
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
S
Pressure 1031
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 15%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
ESE
Pressure 1033
Humidity 97%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Five Day Weather

Nearby coastal places and features

Local area map loading...

Accomodation near The Towans Beach

Hotels, guest houses and B&Bs

Self-catering

All nearby accomodation

Tell us what you think about The Towans Beach

The Towans, Hayle in St Ives Bay makes up part of a necklace of golden beaches which are bordered by the picturesque fishing town of St Ives to the west and fringed by the dunes of Hayle to the east.

SeaBritain.co.uk is a Good Stuff website.