Carbis Bay Beach
Carbis Bay is a sandy beach located in St Ives Bay and a resort in its own right.
The beach has very safe bathing due to the sheltered aspect and calm sea.
The beach is part of a resort and has facilities, although a small car park with a cheaper option either at the station or the long-stay a little up the road, although a steep hilly walk. Like most St Ives beaches it is best to park outside at St Erth station and catch the train in and Carbis Bay has a stop just behind the beach or you can take a walk along the coast path from St Ives.
If you want to get away from people and are not bothered about facilities then you can take the 10-minute walk along the coast path to Porth Kidney beach.
The beach has seasonal lifeguards and options to rent canoes and SUPs.
Carbis Bay Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.
Visit Carbis Bay Beach
Beach Water Quality
- 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 12.6℃ to 13.8℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 12.6℃ to 14.2℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 13.8℃ to 15.2℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 15.1℃ to 15.6℃ with wind speed 6.1 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 15.2℃ to 15.8℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (N)
Expect a temp in the range 15.2℃ to 15.8℃ with wind speed 4.6 m/sec (NNE)
Expect a temp in the range 15.2℃ to 15.9℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (N)
Penwith Peninsula weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Carbis Bay Beach Tide Times
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