"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Gwithian beach

The Towans (Godrevy) is on the north coast of Cornwall. It is a sand and rock beach resort, approximately 670 metres wide, backed by sand dunes.

Beach type: Sandy

Nearest town: Hayle

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW580418

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Gwithian beach

  • Loggans Moor Brewers Fayre (2m)
  • Hayle Swimming Pool (3m)
  • Paradise Park (4m)
  • Penwith Galleries (4m)
  • Tehidy Country Park (4m)
  • Trevithick Cottage (4m)
  • Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden (4m)
  • Tate St Ives (4m)
  • Tate Gallery St Ives (4m)
  • Royal Cinema (4m)
  • Coast 2 Coast Karting (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 and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 16 January

06:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 12mph.
WNW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 72%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 35%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 12mph.
WNW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 82%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 13mph.
W
Pressure 1005
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 84%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 11mph, gusting to 16mph.
WNW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 48%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 14mph.
WNW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 68%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 11mph, gusting to 15mph.
WNW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
04:40 GMT
Low Tide
11:05 GMT
High Tide
16:57 GMT
Low Tide
23:20 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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Accomodation near Gwithian beach

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Tell us what you think about Gwithian beach

A long beautiful sandy rural beach, well known for surfing and seldom crowded. There is a cafe and beach shop by the main car park. An excellent place for a family day out. Note that there can be rip currents in the surf off the beach.

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