St Ives Bay Beach

St Ives Bay has two main areas. The town beaches on the St Ives side of the estuary and then the long beach on the Hayle side of the estuary.

The Hayle side has 3 miles of sandy beach backed by sand dunes (“Towans”) and cliffs. The beach stretches from St Ives estuary up to Godrevy beach, just off the point you will see the Godrevy lighthouse built in 1859.

This whole bay provides a wide range of activities including relaxing on a quite stretch, rock pools, canoeing, fishing, surfing and kitesurfing. As the beach area is so large plenty of room for everyone.

When you have finished on the beach move up to St Ives town and browse around the Tate gallery.

This is really an ideal spot to base a Cornish seaside holiday!

We have no current information on dog restrictions for St Ives Bay Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 50 beaches at Penwith Peninsula, 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 18.3℃ to 21.8℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (N)
Tuesday, Aug 09
Expect a temp in the range 16℃ to 16.7℃ with wind speed 2.9 m/sec (NNE)
Wednesday, Aug 10
Expect a temp in the range 15.9℃ to 17.3℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (NNE)
Thursday, Aug 11
Expect a temp in the range 18.1℃ to 18.6℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (NE)
Friday, Aug 12
Expect a temp in the range 17℃ to 18.3℃ with wind speed 2.4 m/sec (NNE)
Saturday, Aug 13
Expect a temp in the range 16.9℃ to 18.6℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (N)
Sunday, Aug 14
Expect a temp in the range 17.5℃ to 18.9℃ with wind speed 2.3 m/sec (NNE)

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

St Ives Bay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to St Ives Bay Beach is at St. Ives 3.01 km (1.87 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 07:09 (Height 2.19m)
   High Tide at 13:17 (Height 5.14m)
   Low Tide at 19:49 (Height 2.21m)
Mon 08 Aug
   High Tide at 01:52 (Height 5.22m)
   Low Tide at 08:33 (Height 2.16m)
   High Tide at 14:34 (Height 5.30m)
   Low Tide at 21:11 (Height 2.02m)
Tue 09 Aug
   High Tide at 03:08 (Height 5.41m)
   Low Tide at 09:47 (Height 1.90m)
   High Tide at 15:43 (Height 5.67m)
   Low Tide at 22:19 (Height 1.64m)
Wed 10 Aug
   High Tide at 04:15 (Height 5.77m)
   Low Tide at 10:48 (Height 1.53m)
   High Tide at 16:43 (Height 6.13m)
   Low Tide at 23:17 (Height 1.22m)
Thu 11 Aug
   High Tide at 05:11 (Height 6.17m)
   Low Tide at 11:40 (Height 1.16m)
   High Tide at 17:34 (Height 6.56m)
   Low Tide at 00:07 (Height 0.85m)
Fri 12 Aug
   High Tide at 06:01 (Height 6.49m)
   Low Tide at 12:27 (Height 0.87m)
   High Tide at 18:20 (Height 6.87m)
   Low Tide at 00:53 (Height 0.60m)
Sat 13 Aug
   High Tide at 06:45 (Height 6.68m)
   Low Tide at 13:12 (Height 0.70m)
   High Tide at 19:06 (Height 7.02m)

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