Tolcarne beach, Newquay, Cornwall
  • About Us

    Tolcarne Beach Information

    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 14 beaches around Newquay, 216 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    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.
  • Tides
  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain throughout the week, with high temperatures rising to 22°C on Monday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      5:33 am    9:22 pm
    Saturday, Jul 21st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      5:34 am    9:21 pm

    Sunday, Jul 22nd
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      5:35 am    9:20 pm
    Monday, Jul 23rd
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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      5:37 am    9:18 pm

    Tuesday, Jul 24th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
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      5:38 am    9:17 pm
    Wednesday, Jul 25th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      5:39 am    9:16 pm

    Thursday, Jul 26th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      5:41 am    9:14 pm
    Friday, Jul 27th
     Light rain in the morning.
     
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      5:42 am    9:13 pm

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