Pentreath pebble beach below cliffs, although there is sand at low tide, but all but disappears at high tide.
This beach is usually quiet as you have to walk to get to it.
No facilities or parking need to walk from the Lizard village or downhill from the car park above Kynance Cove.
Dog Friendly Beach?
Pentreath 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.
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Pentreath Beach, The Lizard, The Lizard, Cornwall , United Kingdom
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Pentreath Beach 7 Day Weather Forecast
The Lizard weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Pentreath Beach Tide Times
Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Pentreath Beach is at Lizard Point 1.38 km (0.86 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 Pentreath Beach. These times are not adjusted for BST.
Tue 06 Jun
Low Tide at 00:26 (Height 0.70m)
High Tide at 06:05 (Height 4.97m)
Low Tide at 12:46 (Height 0.78m)
High Tide at 18:29 (Height 5.21m)
Wed 07 Jun
Low Tide at 01:12 (Height 0.71m)
High Tide at 06:52 (Height 4.85m)
Low Tide at 13:32 (Height 0.89m)
High Tide at 19:18 (Height 5.12m)
Thu 08 Jun
Low Tide at 02:01 (Height 0.79m)
High Tide at 07:44 (Height 4.68m)
Low Tide at 14:20 (Height 1.05m)
High Tide at 20:11 (Height 4.98m)
Fri 09 Jun
Low Tide at 02:53 (Height 0.93m)
High Tide at 08:42 (Height 4.50m)
Low Tide at 15:13 (Height 1.24m)
High Tide at 21:09 (Height 4.83m)
Sat 10 Jun
Low Tide at 03:50 (Height 1.09m)
High Tide at 09:46 (Height 4.35m)
Low Tide at 16:12 (Height 1.42m)
High Tide at 22:14 (Height 4.70m)
Sun 11 Jun
Low Tide at 04:53 (Height 1.24m)
High Tide at 10:57 (Height 4.27m)
Low Tide at 17:19 (Height 1.54m)
High Tide at 23:22 (Height 4.63m)
Mon 12 Jun
Low Tide at 06:01 (Height 1.33m)
High Tide at 12:07 (Height 4.31m)
Low Tide at 18:30 (Height 1.55m)
Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.
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