Towan Beach

Towan Newquay beach, Newquay, Cornwall

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Towan beach is a good sized sheltered sandy beach adjacent to the quay with rocks to explore. The beach is the closest to the town centre and is often referred to as “Town Beach”. The proximity to the town and the level access, makes it very busy during the summer. The beach has a small, sea filled swimming pool for families to use in the summer season.

    It is popular with swimmers, surfers and body boarders due to the protective westerly swells.

    Small car park at the beach but you can park anywhere in the town. Seasonal lifeguards (May – end of September), toilets, cafe, deck chair, windbreak, and surf board rental. You also have all the facilities of Newquay town just 5 minutes away.

    Towan Beach allows dogs. Towan Beach allows dogs.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 13 beaches around Newquay, 204 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Towan Beach 7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Thursday, with temperatures bottoming out at 15°C on Monday.

    Today's Forecast
     Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
    11
    -> 
    15
       23%  49%   16 mph
      7:07 am    7:20 pm
    Saturday, Sep 23rd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    13
    -> 
    15
       9%  72%   16 mph
      7:09 am    7:18 pm

    Sunday, Sep 24th
     Light rain until afternoon.
     
    14
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    15
       25%  92%   2 mph
      7:11 am    7:16 pm
    Monday, Sep 25th
     Partly cloudy until evening.
     
    12
    -> 
    15
       10%  51%   8 mph
      7:12 am    7:14 pm

    Tuesday, Sep 26th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
    12
    -> 
    15
       11%  26%   4 mph
      7:14 am    7:11 pm
    Wednesday, Sep 27th
     Light rain in the morning and overnight.
     
    13
    -> 
    15
       22%  86%   17 mph
      7:15 am    7:09 pm

    Thursday, Sep 28th
     Rain in the morning.
     
    13
    -> 
    16
       52%  97%   6 mph
      7:17 am    7:07 pm
    Friday, Sep 29th
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
    13
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    16
       3%  74%   6 mph
      7:18 am    7:05 pm

  • Towan Beach Tide Times

     

  • Towan 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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