Holywell Bay Beach

Holywell Bay beach is a good mixture of sand, streams, rockpools and dunes.

A popular beach with bodyboarders and surfers although undercurrents can be a problem on Holywell Bay beach.

Lifeguards in the summer, toilets, shop, pub, cafe and entertainment park in the village.

Dog Friendly Beach?

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Holywell Bay Beach.

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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Place Category: Beaches

Holywell Bay Beach 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.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 7.4℃ to 8.4℃ with wind speed 11 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Mar 26cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.9℃ to 8.4℃ with wind speed 12.3 m/sec (WSW)
Monday, Mar 27fog
Expect a temp in the range 3.7℃ to 8.3℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (NNE)
Tuesday, Mar 28lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 9℃ to 9.4℃ with wind speed 9.1 m/sec (SSE)
Wednesday, Mar 29cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 10℃ to 10.8℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Mar 30rain
Expect a temp in the range 10.4℃ to 11℃ with wind speed 8.7 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Mar 31rain
Expect a temp in the range 9.7℃ to 11.1℃ with wind speed 11.4 m/sec (SE)

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

Holywell Bay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Holywell Bay Beach is at Perranporth 4.79 km (2.98 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.

Sat 25 Mar
   Low Tide at 01:23 (Height 0.60m)
   High Tide at 07:24 (Height 6.91m)
   Low Tide at 13:42 (Height 0.80m)
   High Tide at 19:38 (Height 6.60m)
Sun 26 Mar
   Low Tide at 01:58 (Height 0.99m)
   High Tide at 08:00 (Height 6.47m)
   Low Tide at 14:16 (Height 1.26m)
   High Tide at 20:13 (Height 6.19m)
Mon 27 Mar
   Low Tide at 02:33 (Height 1.47m)
   High Tide at 08:36 (Height 5.95m)
   Low Tide at 14:49 (Height 1.76m)
   High Tide at 20:49 (Height 5.72m)
Tue 28 Mar
   Low Tide at 03:10 (Height 1.97m)
   High Tide at 09:16 (Height 5.42m)
   Low Tide at 15:27 (Height 2.25m)
   High Tide at 21:33 (Height 5.25m)
Wed 29 Mar
   Low Tide at 04:00 (Height 2.45m)
   High Tide at 10:10 (Height 4.91m)
   Low Tide at 16:24 (Height 2.69m)
   High Tide at 22:39 (Height 4.83m)
Thu 30 Mar
   Low Tide at 05:29 (Height 2.80m)
   High Tide at 11:41 (Height 4.57m)
   Low Tide at 18:15 (Height 2.92m)
Fri 31 Mar
   High Tide at 00:36 (Height 4.70m)
   Low Tide at 07:32 (Height 2.73m)
   High Tide at 13:33 (Height 4.68m)
   Low Tide at 19:58 (Height 2.70m)

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