The Towans refers to a 4 mile stretch of beach and each individual area of the dunes behind the beach have their own identities. The individual areas include: Hayle Towans, Black Cliff, Riviere Towans, Mexico Towans, Common Towans, Phillack Towans, Upton Towans and Gwithian Towans.
The Towans mix of sand, sand dune and grassland has a wide variety of wildlife and plants and is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Some dunes rise to more than 50 metres (160 ft) above sea level.
A wide section of places to park along this Hayle stretch of St. Ives bay.
Dog restrictions: this is one long beach but each section has different dog rules, please check the signs at the point you enter.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for The Towans Beach.
- 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.
The Towans Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Penwith Peninsula, Cornwall
Expect a temp in the range 12℃ to 14.6℃ with wind speed 8.1 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 11℃ to 11.9℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 11.1℃ to 12.2℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (SSW)
Expect a temp in the range 11.9℃ to 12.6℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (SW)
Expect a temp in the range 9.9℃ to 11℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 11.1℃ to 11.9℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 11.1℃ to 11.8℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (WNW)
Penwith Peninsula weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
The Towans Beach tide times.
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