"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Mawgan Porth Beach

Mawgan Porth is on the north coast of Cornwall. It is a rural, sandy beach, approximately 720 metres wide, backed by sand dunes and cliffs. The River Menalhyl flows across the beach to the sea.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Newquay

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW848673

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Mawgan Porth Beach

  • St Eval Kart Circuit (1m)
  • Lusty Glaze (3m)
  • Pure Comedy Club (4m)
  • Newquay Zoo (4m)
  • 'Waterworld' (4m)
  • Blue Reef Aquarium (4m)
  • Buccaneer Bay (4m)
  • Tunnels Through Time (4m)
  • Jungle Jacks Newquay (4m)
  • Cornwall Pearl (4m)
  • Oasis Fun Pool (5m)
  • Cornwall’s Crealy Great Adventure Park (5m)
  • Cornish Birds Of Prey Centre (5m)
  • Trevilley Farm Shop (5m)

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 10%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 98%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 3mph.
SW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WSW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 86%
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 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
W
Pressure 1020
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
ESE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 92%
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 Mawgan Porth Beach

Rural west facing long flat sandy beach, exposed to Atlantic swells. Cliffs to the north and south, and at low tide a number of caves and coves are exposed. River on south side flowing into the sea. Highly popular with families and surfers.

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