Tolcarne Beach

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

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Tolcarne 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 6.8℃ to 7℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (E)
Tuesday, Dec 06partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.8℃ to 6.7℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (ENE)
Wednesday, Dec 07clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.8℃ to 3.1℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (ENE)
Thursday, Dec 08fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.9℃ to 4.7℃ with wind speed 0.6 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Dec 09fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.3℃ to 3.2℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (ENE)
Saturday, Dec 10partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.3℃ to 5.9℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (NW)
Sunday, Dec 11lightrainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 6.3℃ to 6.9℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (NW)

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

Tolcarne Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Tolcarne Beach is at NEWQUAY 0.69 km (0.43 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.

Mon 05 Dec
   High Tide at 02:55 (Height 6.28m)
   Low Tide at 09:22 (Height 1.60m)
   High Tide at 15:15 (Height 6.52m)
   Low Tide at 21:43 (Height 1.44m)
Tue 06 Dec
   High Tide at 03:38 (Height 6.48m)
   Low Tide at 10:04 (Height 1.46m)
   High Tide at 15:58 (Height 6.61m)
   Low Tide at 22:21 (Height 1.36m)
Wed 07 Dec
   High Tide at 04:17 (Height 6.61m)
   Low Tide at 10:42 (Height 1.39m)
   High Tide at 16:37 (Height 6.65m)
   Low Tide at 22:56 (Height 1.34m)
Thu 08 Dec
   High Tide at 04:53 (Height 6.69m)
   Low Tide at 11:17 (Height 1.38m)
   High Tide at 17:13 (Height 6.64m)
   Low Tide at 23:30 (Height 1.36m)
Fri 09 Dec
   High Tide at 05:28 (Height 6.70m)
   Low Tide at 11:51 (Height 1.42m)
   High Tide at 17:48 (Height 6.57m)
Sat 10 Dec
   Low Tide at 00:03 (Height 1.44m)
   High Tide at 06:02 (Height 6.66m)
   Low Tide at 12:26 (Height 1.52m)
   High Tide at 18:22 (Height 6.46m)
Sun 11 Dec
   Low Tide at 00:37 (Height 1.58m)
   High Tide at 06:37 (Height 6.55m)
   Low Tide at 13:01 (Height 1.68m)
   High Tide at 18:57 (Height 6.30m)

Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.

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