"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

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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/

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Weather

Forecast for Saturday 19 January

06:00


Chance of rain 54%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
W
Pressure 1005
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 19%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
W
Pressure 1005
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 35%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
W
Pressure 1005
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WNW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WNW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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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.

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