Porthminster Beach (Cornwall)

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  • Information

    Porthminster beach is in the town of St Ives and sits just below the railway station.

    Excellent for people who want to swim and spend time on the beach whilst also having easy access to all the facilities available within St Ives.

    Porthminster Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Porthminster Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 50 beaches around Penwith Peninsula, 215 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • 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.
  • Tides
  • 7 Day Weather Forecast

    Our weather forecast for Penwith Peninsula in Cornwall is split into two widgets. The first shows a timeline containing temperature, wind, sunrise/sunset and chance of rain, whilst the second shows the forecast for the week ahead including severe weather alerts when available.



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