Towan Beach

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 is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Towan Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

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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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 16.4℃ to 16.8℃ with wind speed 5.1 m/sec (N)
Monday, Aug 08
Expect a temp in the range 15.6℃ to 16.4℃ with wind speed 3.6 m/sec (NNE)
Tuesday, Aug 09
Expect a temp in the range 16.5℃ to 17.1℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (NNE)
Wednesday, Aug 10
Expect a temp in the range 15.7℃ to 17.3℃ with wind speed 2.9 m/sec (NE)
Thursday, Aug 11
Expect a temp in the range 17.5℃ to 18.4℃ with wind speed 1.9 m/sec (NE)
Friday, Aug 12
Expect a temp in the range 19.5℃ to 20.3℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (ENE)
Saturday, Aug 13
Expect a temp in the range 20.5℃ to 21.1℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (E)

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

Towan Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Towan Beach is at NEWQUAY 0.12 km (0.07 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Sun 07 Aug
   Low Tide at 06:59 (Height 2.25m)
   High Tide at 13:07 (Height 5.54m)
   Low Tide at 19:40 (Height 2.27m)
Mon 08 Aug
   High Tide at 01:44 (Height 5.62m)
   Low Tide at 08:25 (Height 2.21m)
   High Tide at 14:28 (Height 5.70m)
   Low Tide at 21:05 (Height 2.05m)
Tue 09 Aug
   High Tide at 03:03 (Height 5.81m)
   Low Tide at 09:42 (Height 1.90m)
   High Tide at 15:40 (Height 6.07m)
   Low Tide at 22:14 (Height 1.60m)
Wed 10 Aug
   High Tide at 04:13 (Height 6.17m)
   Low Tide at 10:44 (Height 1.46m)
   High Tide at 16:42 (Height 6.53m)
   Low Tide at 23:14 (Height 1.09m)
Thu 11 Aug
   High Tide at 05:12 (Height 6.57m)
   Low Tide at 11:38 (Height 1.03m)
   High Tide at 17:36 (Height 6.96m)
   Low Tide at 00:06 (Height 0.66m)
Fri 12 Aug
   High Tide at 06:04 (Height 6.89m)
   Low Tide at 12:26 (Height 0.68m)
   High Tide at 18:24 (Height 7.27m)
   Low Tide at 00:53 (Height 0.37m)
Sat 13 Aug
   High Tide at 06:50 (Height 7.08m)
   Low Tide at 13:11 (Height 0.49m)
   High Tide at 19:10 (Height 7.42m)

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