"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Upton Towans Beach

Upton Towans is part of the coastal stretch of sand dunes with a campsite behind, near Hayle. It is an open aspect beach which attracts moderate size surf. Upton Towans was the site of an explosives factory in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and is hence alternatively known as Dynamite Towans. It's now a nature reserve.

Beach type: Sandy

Nearest town: Hayle

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW558391

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Things to see and do near Upton Towans Beach

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

Forecast for Saturday 18 November

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WSW
Pressure 1027
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 1027
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1027
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1025
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WNW
Pressure 1025
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
NW
Pressure 1025
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
04:44 GMT
Low Tide
11:07 GMT
High Tide
16:59 GMT
Low Tide
23:24 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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Upton Towans is part of the coastal stretch of sand dunes with a campsite behind, near Hayle. It is an open aspect beach which attracts moderate size surf. Upton Towans was the site of an explosives factory in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and is hence alternatively known as Dynamite Towans. It's now a nature reserve.

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