"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Porthallow Beach

Porthallow is on the south coast of Cornwall. It is a remote pebble and shingle beach, approximately 150 metres wide, surrounded by hills. A stream flows onto the beach.

Beach type: Pebbles

Nearest town: Helston

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW797232

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Porthallow Beach

  • Glendurgan Garden (3m)
  • Trebah Gardens (3m)
  • Coverack Windsurfing Centre (3m)
  • The Camel Centre (3m)
  • Goonhilly Earth Station Experience (5m)
  • Trelowarren House (6m)
  • Pendennis Castle (6m)
  • Ocean Bowl Tenpin Bowling Centre (6m)
  • Ships and Castles Fun Pool (6m)
  • National Maritime Museum Cornwall (6m)

Tourist Information

Falmouth
Fal River Visitor Information Centre
11 Market Strand
Prince of Wales Pier
Cornwall
England
TR11 3DF

Phone 0905 3254 534
http://www.falmouth.co.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 15 December

06:00


Chance of rain 55%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
NW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 74%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 81%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
NNW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 67%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
NNW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 63%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 10mph.
NNW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 74%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
N
Pressure 1012
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
NNW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:00 GMT
Low Tide
09:38 GMT
High Tide
15:17 GMT
Low Tide
22:02 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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Accomodation near Porthallow Beach

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Tell us what you think about Porthallow Beach

An old fishing cove made up of grey pebbles and shale with a few patches of dark sand. There are hills on either side of the cove and a pub right next to the beach.

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