Penhale Sands beach, Perranporth, Cornwall
  • About Us

    Penhale Sands Beach Information

    Penhale Sands and Perranporth Beach form a three mile stretch of excellent sand. Backed by a large area of sand dunes that include the historic sites of St Pirans Cross and St Pirans Oratory.

    The beaches are popular with surfers and zoning is in place for water sports.

    Facilities include parking, toilets and lifeguards in the summer months.

    Penhale Sands Beach has dog restrictions. Penhale Sands berach has dog restrictions May - Sept.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 2 beaches around Perranporth, 217 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Beach Bathing 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
  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Rain today and tomorrow, with high temperatures falling to 16°C tomorrow.

    Today's Forecast
     Rain starting in the evening and breezy overnight.
     
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    20
       80%  47%   11 mph
      5:21 am    9:16 pm
    Sunday, May 27th
     Breezy in the morning and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    16
       66%  86%   13 mph
      5:20 am    9:18 pm

    Monday, May 28th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    17
       15%  52%   3 mph
      5:19 am    9:19 pm
    Tuesday, May 29th
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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    17
       25%  90%   8 mph
      5:18 am    9:20 pm

    Wednesday, May 30th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    15
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    17
       28%  87%   6 mph
      5:17 am    9:21 pm
    Thursday, May 31st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    14
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    17
       8%  72%   0 mph
      5:16 am    9:22 pm

    Friday, Jun 1st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    14
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    17
       8%  82%   5 mph
      5:16 am    9:23 pm
    Saturday, Jun 2nd
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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    16
       12%  93%   10 mph
      5:15 am    9:24 pm

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