"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Pentewan Sands Beach

Pentewan is on the south coast of Cornwall. It is a privately owned sandy beach resort, approximately 1.1 kilometres wide, close to a camp site.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Pentewan

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SX018466


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Pentewan Sands Beach

  • Mevagissey Folk Museum (1m)
  • World of Model Railways (1m)
  • Lost Gardens of Heligan (1m)
  • Polmassick Vineyard (3m)
  • Charlestown Shipwreck and Heritage Centre (3m)
  • Charlestown Shipwreck Centre (3m)
  • Kids Kingdom Ltd (4m)
  • Ozzell Bowl (4m)
  • St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre (4m)
  • Pine Lodge Gardens & Nursery (4m)
  • Cornwall FootballGolf Park (4m)
  • Kidzworld Indoor Play (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
St Georges Square
PL26 6UB

Phone 01726 844 440
Email info@mevagissey-cornwall.co.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 21 September


Chance of rain 91%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1011
Humidity 96%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 38%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:10 BST
(00:10 GMT)
High Tide
07:01 BST
(06:01 GMT)
Low Tide
13:27 BST
(12:27 GMT)
High Tide
19:13 BST
(18:13 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 Pentewan Sands Beach

A large sandy beach backed by a big family caravan site. It is privately owned from 'cliff to cliff' and is excellent for swimming and all water sports.

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