"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 Friday 15 December

06:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 12mph.
NNW
Pressure 999
Humidity 74%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 42%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 9mph.
NNW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 15%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 11mph.
NNW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 86%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
N
Pressure 1008
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 34%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 10mph.
N
Pressure 1012
Humidity 77%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
N
Pressure 1015
Humidity 78%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:04 GMT
Low Tide
09:29 GMT
High Tide
15:25 GMT
Low Tide
21:52 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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