"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Porth Beach

Porth Beach is on the north coast of Cornwall. It is a rural sandy beach, approximately 230 metres wide, surrounded by cliffs with a stream flowing the across the beach to the sea.

Beach type: Sand and rocks

Nearest town: Newquay

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW829626

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Things to see and do near Porth Beach

  • Lusty Glaze (0m)
  • Pure Comedy Club (1m)
  • Newquay Zoo (1m)
  • 'Waterworld' (1m)
  • Jungle Jacks Newquay (1m)
  • Blue Reef Aquarium (1m)
  • Buccaneer Bay (1m)
  • Tunnels Through Time (1m)
  • Oasis Fun Pool (2m)
  • Trevilley Farm Shop (2m)
  • Cornwall Pearl (2m)
  • Dairyland Farm World (3m)
  • Lappa Valley Steam Railway (3m)
  • Holywell Bay Fun Park (4m)
  • St Eval Kart Circuit (4m)

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 Thursday 17 August

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 97%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
01:06 BST
(00:06 GMT)
Low Tide
07:44 BST
(06:44 GMT)
High Tide
13:45 BST
(12:45 GMT)
Low Tide
20:29 BST
(19:29 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 Porth Beach

Porth is a rural north west facing beach, narrow and with a shallow incline. Exposed to Atlantic swells. Easy access makes it popular with families and those with walking difficulties.

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