Tolcarne Beach (Cornwall)

Tolcarne beach is in a crescent shaped sandy bay with tropical palm trees set against a backcloth of cliffs. The Beach offers soft sand, easy swimming, surfing and rock pools to explore.

A family beach; enjoy the water sports, beach games, relax in the sun or shelter in the shade of one of the beach huts.

Surf: Consistent surf and at high tide the ‘Tolcarne Wedge’ a cross wave is great for body boarding.

Facilities include toilets, restaurant, shower, summer life guards, beach huts, shops, parking in town and it is just a 5-10 minute walk to Newquay town centre.

Tolcarne Beach has dog restrictions. Tolcarne beach does not allow dogs between 1st May until 30th September.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Newquay, 215 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

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.

Our weather forecast for Newquay in Cornwall

Today (Sunday, Mar 07)

Expect a temperature in the range 2.3℃ to 4.3℃ with a wind speed 4.4 m/sec (NNE)

Monday, Mar 08

Expect a temperature in the range 1.3℃ to 2℃ with a wind speed 2.6 m/sec (E)

Tuesday, Mar 09

Expect a temperature in the range 2.6℃ to 3.8℃ with a wind speed 2.1 m/sec (SSE)

Wednesday, Mar 10

Expect a temperature in the range 7.9℃ to 8.5℃ with a wind speed 8.6 m/sec (S)

Thursday, Mar 11

Expect a temperature in the range 9.4℃ to 11.7℃ with a wind speed 11 m/sec (SW)

Friday, Mar 12

Expect a temperature in the range 7.5℃ to 8.2℃ with a wind speed 9.7 m/sec (WSW)

Saturday, Mar 13

Expect a temperature in the range 8.4℃ to 9.3℃ with a wind speed 12.1 m/sec (SW)

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


Our tide forecast for Tolcarne Beach in Cornwall.

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