"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Crantock Beach

Crantock Beach is on the north coast of Cornwall at the mouth of the Gannel Estuary. It is a sandy beach resort, approximately 940 metres wide, surrounded by sand dunes and cliffs. The River Gannel flows the length of the beach to the sea at the north end of the beach.

Nearest town: Newquay

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW784607

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Crantock Beach

  • Holywell Bay Fun Park (1m)
  • Tunnels Through Time (2m)
  • Buccaneer Bay (2m)
  • Blue Reef Aquarium (2m)
  • Pure Comedy Club (2m)
  • Newquay Zoo (2m)
  • 'Waterworld' (2m)
  • Jungle Jacks Newquay (3m)
  • Lusty Glaze (3m)
  • Trevilley Farm Shop (3m)
  • Oasis Fun Pool (3m)
  • Lappa Valley Steam Railway (4m)
  • Cornwall Pearl (4m)
  • Perranzabuloe Folk Museum (4m)
  • World in Miniature (4m)

Tourist Information

Newquay
Tourist Information Centre
Municipal Offices
Marcus Hill
Cornwall
England
TR7 1BD

Phone 01637 854 020
Email newquay.tic@cornwall.gov.uk
http://www.visitnewquay.org/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 21 August

06:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 97%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WSW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
W
Pressure 1021
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NNW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
ENE
Pressure 1020
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
05:30 BST
(04:30 GMT)
Low Tide
11:51 BST
(10:51 GMT)
High Tide
17:50 BST
(16:50 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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Tell us what you think about Crantock Beach

A sandy beach contained within east and west Pentire Headlands. It is backed by high dunes at the NE end and by steep cliffs at the SW end. There is a large expanse of mostly tide swept golden sand and the River Gannel enters the sea at the Northern edge.

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