"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

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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

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Weather

Forecast for Saturday 20 October

06:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SSE
Pressure 1031
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SSE
Pressure 1032
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
SSW
Pressure 1032
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
W
Pressure 1031
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
N
Pressure 1032
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 16%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
ENE
Pressure 1031
Humidity 98%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Accomodation near The Towans Beach

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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.

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