Penhale Sands Beach

Penhale Sands and Perranporth Beach form a three-mile stretch of excellent sand. The Atlantic-facing dunes at Penhale are a Special Area of Conservation (SAC) and a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Penhale is one of the largest dune systems in Cornwall, spanning 620 hectares.

Penhale is less busy than Perranporth and is access from Perranporth or the car park ner the holiday park.

Facilities include parking, toilets and lifeguards in the summer months.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Penhale Sands Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Penhale Sands Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 216 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

Planning your visit to Penhale Sands Beach


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Penhale Sands Beach 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 16.7℃ to 18.2℃ with wind speed 17.1 m/sec (S)
Thursday, Sep 28cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 15.7℃ to 16℃ with wind speed 12.7 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Sep 29partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 15.2℃ to 16.1℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (SSW)
Saturday, Sep 30partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 12.8℃ to 14.1℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (SSW)
Sunday, Oct 01lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 15.9℃ to 17.5℃ with wind speed 8.6 m/sec (SSW)
Monday, Oct 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 15.1℃ to 15.5℃ with wind speed 1.8 m/sec (S)
Tuesday, Oct 03lightrainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 14.7℃ to 15.4℃ with wind speed 8.3 m/sec (WNW)

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

Penhale Sands Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Penhale Sands Beach is at Perranporth 1.99 km (1.24 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height, helping you to plan the best time to visit Penhale Sands Beach. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Wed 27 Sep
   High Tide at 03:11 (Height 6.23m)
   Low Tide at 09:33 (Height 1.44m)
   High Tide at 15:31 (Height 6.75m)
   Low Tide at 21:59 (Height 0.97m)
Thu 28 Sep
   High Tide at 03:59 (Height 6.76m)
   Low Tide at 10:18 (Height 0.95m)
   High Tide at 16:17 (Height 7.23m)
   Low Tide at 22:42 (Height 0.57m)
Fri 29 Sep
   High Tide at 04:40 (Height 7.14m)
   Low Tide at 10:59 (Height 0.60m)
   High Tide at 16:59 (Height 7.52m)
   Low Tide at 23:22 (Height 0.36m)
Sat 30 Sep
   High Tide at 05:21 (Height 7.33m)
   Low Tide at 11:38 (Height 0.45m)
   High Tide at 17:40 (Height 7.61m)
Sun 01 Oct
   Low Tide at 00:01 (Height 0.36m)
   High Tide at 06:00 (Height 7.34m)
   Low Tide at 12:19 (Height 0.49m)
   High Tide at 18:20 (Height 7.48m)
Mon 02 Oct
   Low Tide at 00:41 (Height 0.55m)
   High Tide at 06:39 (Height 7.17m)
   Low Tide at 12:58 (Height 0.73m)
   High Tide at 19:00 (Height 7.18m)
Tue 03 Oct
   Low Tide at 01:19 (Height 0.91m)
   High Tide at 07:17 (Height 6.86m)
   Low Tide at 13:37 (Height 1.12m)
   High Tide at 19:38 (Height 6.73m)

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