"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Carbis Bay - Porth Kidney Beach

Carbis Bay Porth Kidney Sands is on the north coast of Cornwall. Porth Kidney Sands is a large sandy remote beach, approximately 1.3 kilometres wide, backed by sand dunes and cliffs.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: St Ives

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW540384

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Carbis Bay - Porth Kidney Beach

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

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 Friday 21 June

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WNW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
NW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 61%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
NW
Pressure 1023
Humidity 62%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
NE
Pressure 1023
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Accomodation near Carbis Bay - Porth Kidney Beach

Hotels, guest houses and B&Bs

Self-catering

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Tell us what you think about Carbis Bay - Porth Kidney Beach

A beautiful 1.5km sandy beach backed by an expanse of sand dunes. An ideal retreat for those who dislike the resort beaches. The beach suffers from occasional litter and fishing debris.

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