"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Mounts Bay - Penzance Beach

Mounts Bay is on the south coast of Cornwall. There are four designated bathing waters located around the bay - Wherry Town, Penzance, Heliport and Marazion. All the beaches are sandy resorts backed by sea defences. Penzance beach is approximately 530 metres wide.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Penzance

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW475297

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Mounts Bay - Penzance Beach

  • Jubilee Pool (0m)
  • St Michael's Mount (0m)
  • Penlee House Gallery & Museum (0m)
  • The Bay Restaurant (1m)
  • Newlyn Art Gallery (1m)
  • Trengwainton Garden (2m)
  • St Michaels Mount (2m)
  • Chysauster Ancient Village (3m)

Tourist Information

Penzance
Visitor Information Point
Station Approach
Cornwall
England
TR18 2NF

Phone 0844 8889275
http://www.visit-westcornwall.com/

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Weather

Forecast for Friday 18 January

06:00


Chance of rain 95%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSE
Pressure 1012
Humidity 98%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 57%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
S
Pressure 1011
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 33%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
W
Pressure 1008
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Also know as Marazion, the beaches are formed by an expanse of hard sand backed by coastal protection walls of granite. The beach is popular with walkers and looks out to St Michael's Mount. A cycle path runs along the back of the beach.

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