Hayle beaches, St Ives, Cornwall
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    The Towans Beach Info

    The Towans refers to a 4 mile stretch of beach and each individual area of the dunes behind the beach have their own identities. The individual areas include: Hayle Towans, Black Cliff, Riviere Towans, Mexico Towans, Common Towans, Phillack Towans, Upton Towans and Gwithian Towans.

    The Towans mix of sand, sand dune and grassland has a wide variety of wildlife and plants and is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Some dunes rise to more than 50 metres (160 ft) above sea level.

    A wide section of places to park along this Hayle stretch of St. Ives bay.

    Dog restrictions: this is one long beach but each section has different dog rules, please check the signs at the point you enter.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for The Towans Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 7 beaches around Hayle, 205 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

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  • Water Quality


    The Towans Beach Bathing Water Quality


    Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
    • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
    • Good: generally good water quality
    • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
    • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
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  • Weather


    The Towans Beach 7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain today through Sunday, with temperatures bottoming out at 7°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Dangerously windy throughout the day and light rain starting in the evening.
     
    5
    -> 
    9
       93%  86%   37 mph
      8:15 am    4:49 pm
    Wednesday, Jan 17th
     Dangerously windy and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    5
    -> 
    11
       94%  90%   32 mph
      8:14 am    4:50 pm

    Thursday, Jan 18th
     Windy and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    6
    -> 
    11
       92%  73%   22 mph
      8:13 am    4:52 pm
    Friday, Jan 19th
     Windy throughout the day and mostly cloudy until evening.
     
    4
    -> 
    7
       86%  70%   28 mph
      8:13 am    4:53 pm

    Saturday, Jan 20th
     Windy in the morning and light rain starting in the evening.
     
    4
    -> 
    7
       72%  67%   22 mph
      8:12 am    4:55 pm
    Sunday, Jan 21st
     Light rain in the afternoon.
     
    7
    -> 
    11
       80%  99%   8 mph
      8:11 am    4:57 pm

    Monday, Jan 22nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    9
    -> 
    10
       46%  78%   18 mph
      8:10 am    4:58 pm
    Tuesday, Jan 23rd
     Overcast throughout the day and dangerously windy starting in the evening.
     
    10
    -> 
    11
       53%  89%   21 mph
      8:08 am    5:00 pm

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  • Reviews

    The Towans Beach Reviews

    1 Review on “The Towans Beach”

    1. Anonymous The Towans Beach
      Overall Rating:
      4

      A massive beach with space.
      This is a great beach, we hit it on a hot day between two cloudy days and so it was busy but you had plenty of space. The surf was good for bodyboarding.

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