"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Charlestown Beach

Charlestown is on the south coast of Cornwall. It is a pebble and shingle beach resort, approximately 290 metres wide, surrounded by cliffs.

Beach type: pebble

Nearest town: St Austell

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SX042515

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Keep Britain Tidy Seaside Award

Local area map loading...
Larger map

Things to see and do near Charlestown Beach

  • Charlestown Shipwreck Centre (0m)
  • Charlestown Shipwreck and Heritage Centre (0m)
  • Pine Lodge Gardens & Nursery (1m)
  • Cornwall FootballGolf Park (1m)
  • Kidzworld Indoor Play (1m)
  • St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre (1m)
  • Kids Kingdom Ltd (2m)
  • Ozzell Bowl (2m)
  • Eden Project (2m)
  • The China Clay Museum (4m)
  • Wheal Martyn Museum and Country Park (4m)
  • Wingz Bird and Animal Sanctuary (4m)
  • Lost Gardens of Heligan (4m)
  • Mevagissey Folk Museum (4m)
  • World of Model Railways (5m)
  • St Catherine's Castle (5m)

Tourist Information

St Austell
Tourist Information Centre
Southbourne Road
Cornwall
England
PL25 4RS

Phone 01726 879 500
Email tic@cornish-riviera.co.uk
http://www.cornish-riviera.co.uk/

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

Weather

Forecast for Friday 21 September

06:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
Pressure 1010
Humidity 72%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 36%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 11mph.
W
Pressure 1013
Humidity 61%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
W
Pressure 1015
Humidity 55%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 1017
Humidity 58%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1018
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
W
Pressure 1020
Humidity 75%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Five Day Weather

Nearby coastal places and features

Local area map loading...

Accomodation near Charlestown Beach

Hotels, guest houses and B&Bs

Self-catering

All nearby accomodation

Tell us what you think about Charlestown Beach

Charlestown has a Georgian harbour that may be recognised from several film and television programmes. A fleet of tall ships currently resides in the harbour. There is a sand and stone beach to the east of the harbour and a small pebble covered beach.

SeaBritain.co.uk is a Good Stuff website.