"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

Forecast for Tuesday 18 September

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 1007
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 38%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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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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