"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Portwrinkle Beach

Portwrinkle is on the south coast of Cornwall. It is a remote sand and rock beach, approximately one kilometre wide, backed by cliffs. There are lots of rock pools to explore at low tide.

Beach type: Sand & Rock

Nearest town: Plymouth

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SX359537

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Portwrinkle Beach

  • Antony Woodland Gardens and Woodland Walk (4m)
  • Notter Bridge Riverside Inn (5m)
  • The Monkey Sanctuary (5m)
  • Mary Newman's Cottage (5m)
  • Mount Edgcumbe House and Park (6m)
  • Mount Wise Swimming Pool (6m)
  • Adrenalin Quarry (6m)
  • KartWorld (6m)
  • South East Cornwall Discovery Centre (7m)
  • Plymouth Pavilions Ice Rink (7m)

Tourist Information

Looe
Tourist Information Centre
The Guildhall
Fore Street
East Looe
Cornwall
England
PL13 1AA

Phone 01503 262 072
Email looetic@btconnect.com
http://www.visit-southeastcornwall.co.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 24 June

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
N
Pressure 1025
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
SW
Pressure 1026
Humidity 55%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSW
Pressure 1026
Humidity 57%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SW
Pressure 1025
Humidity 61%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
WSW
Pressure 1025
Humidity 56%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
W
Pressure 1026
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:32 BST
(02:32 GMT)
Low Tide
10:18 BST
(09:18 GMT)
High Tide
16:05 BST
(15:05 GMT)
Low Tide
22:43 BST
(21:43 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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Located just the other side of the Tamar from Plymouth, this tranquil sandy and rocky rural beach is popular with surfers and has fantastic rock pools to explore.

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