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Harbour Cove Beach (aka Tregirls Beach)

Harbour Cove is a great crescent sandy beach that becomes a very large flat beach at low tide. The beach is a north-facing beach within the Camel Estuary and a good quieter alternative to the Atlantic-facing Padstow beaches.

The beach is also known as Tregirls Beach named after the nearby farm.

No facilities, other than a tea room at the farm on the road above the beach. Car parking is in a field down a rough track from the road and then you will need to walk down a sloping path through some trees to get to the beach itself.

You can walk to both St George’s Cove and Hawker’s Cove beaches from Harbour Cove and at low tide, you can even walk to Padstow (about 1 mile) with some great views over to Brae Hill and the beaches at Rock.

This is where the notorious Doom Bar spit is located extending from the northeast point of the beach. Most people will recognise the name Doom Bar from the famous beer named after the spit, brewed on the North Cornish Coast by Sharp’s Brewery.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Harbour Cove Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Harbour Cove Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 216 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Harbour Cove Beach Photos

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Todaycloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.3℃ to 5.5℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (ENE)
Saturday, Jan 28cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4.8℃ to 5.5℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (ENE)
Sunday, Jan 29cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.9℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (WSW)
Monday, Jan 30cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 9.3℃ to 10.3℃ with wind speed 9.2 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Jan 31cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 9.7℃ to 9.9℃ with wind speed 6.3 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Feb 01partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 8.9℃ to 9.3℃ with wind speed 8.6 m/sec (WNW)
Thursday, Feb 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 8.8℃ to 9℃ with wind speed 9.1 m/sec (NW)

Padstow weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Harbour Cove Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Harbour Cove Beach is at Padstow 1.14 km (0.71 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Fri 27 Jan
   Low Tide at 03:21 (Height 1.30m)
   High Tide at 09:21 (Height 7.06m)
   Low Tide at 15:48 (Height 1.42m)
   High Tide at 21:42 (Height 6.53m)
Sat 28 Jan
   Low Tide at 04:04 (Height 1.72m)
   High Tide at 10:06 (Height 6.62m)
   Low Tide at 16:32 (Height 1.89m)
   High Tide at 22:29 (Height 6.12m)
Sun 29 Jan
   Low Tide at 04:52 (Height 2.15m)
   High Tide at 10:58 (Height 6.16m)
   Low Tide at 17:23 (Height 2.32m)
   High Tide at 23:25 (Height 5.77m)
Mon 30 Jan
   Low Tide at 05:54 (Height 2.53m)
   High Tide at 12:01 (Height 5.79m)
   Low Tide at 18:31 (Height 2.61m)
Tue 31 Jan
   High Tide at 00:38 (Height 5.58m)
   Low Tide at 07:18 (Height 2.70m)
   High Tide at 13:19 (Height 5.62m)
   Low Tide at 19:55 (Height 2.67m)
Wed 01 Feb
   High Tide at 02:01 (Height 5.63m)
   Low Tide at 08:42 (Height 2.60m)
   High Tide at 14:37 (Height 5.72m)
   Low Tide at 21:07 (Height 2.48m)
Thu 02 Feb
   High Tide at 03:12 (Height 5.90m)
   Low Tide at 09:45 (Height 2.33m)
   High Tide at 15:39 (Height 5.98m)
   Low Tide at 22:03 (Height 2.19m)

Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.

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