Penhale Sands beach, Perranporth, Cornwall
  • About Us

    Penhale Sands Beach Info

    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. Dog restrictions May - Sept.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 2 beaches around Perranporth, 205 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality

    Penhale Sands 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.
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  • Weather

    Penhale Sands Beach 7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Thursday, with temperatures rising to 12°C on Wednesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Rain overnight.
       81%  43%   16 mph
      8:12 am    4:52 pm
    Saturday, Jan 20th
     Rain in the morning and evening and windy until afternoon.
       99%  92%   17 mph
      8:11 am    4:53 pm

    Sunday, Jan 21st
     Windy and overcast throughout the day.
       94%  100%   22 mph
      8:10 am    4:55 pm
    Monday, Jan 22nd
     Windy in the morning and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       78%  77%   17 mph
      8:09 am    4:57 pm

    Tuesday, Jan 23rd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy starting in the evening.
       49%  90%   21 mph
      8:08 am    4:58 pm
    Wednesday, Jan 24th
     Rain and windy until afternoon.
       88%  99%   26 mph
      8:07 am    5:00 pm

    Thursday, Jan 25th
     Rain in the evening.
       85%  37%   8 mph
      8:06 am    5:01 pm
    Friday, Jan 26th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
       45%  25%   16 mph
      8:04 am    5:03 pm

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