"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Mounts Bay - Wherry Town 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. Wherry Town beach is approximately one kilometre wide. The Newlyn River flows onto the beach at the western end of Wherry Town and the Larrigan River flows onto the eastern end of the beach.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Penzance

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW467293

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Mounts Bay - Wherry Town Beach

  • Newlyn Art Gallery (0m)
  • Penlee House Gallery & Museum (1m)
  • Jubilee Pool (1m)
  • St Michael's Mount (1m)
  • The Bay Restaurant (1m)
  • Trengwainton Garden (2m)
  • St Michaels Mount (3m)
  • 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 Thursday 13 December

06:00


Chance of rain 95%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
SE
Pressure 1005
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 95%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
ESE
Pressure 1005
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 85%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
ESE
Pressure 1007
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 50%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
ESE
Pressure 1009
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
ESE
Pressure 1011
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 18%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
ESE
Pressure 1014
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
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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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