Penhale Sands beach, Perranporth, Cornwall
  • Profile

    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, 215 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 bottoming out at 14°C on Monday.

    Today's Forecast
     Rain until afternoon.
     
    11
    -> 
    17
       87%  98%   5 mph
      7:08 am    7:21 pm
    Sunday, Sep 23rd
     Rain in the morning and windy until afternoon.
     
    12
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    15
       74%  79%   16 mph
      7:09 am    7:18 pm

    Monday, Sep 24th
     Partly cloudy until evening.
     
    11
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    14
       7%  45%   9 mph
      7:11 am    7:16 pm
    Tuesday, Sep 25th
     Partly cloudy until afternoon.
     
    9
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    16
       6%  17%   8 mph
      7:12 am    7:14 pm

    Wednesday, Sep 26th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
    10
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    17
       0%  0%   5 mph
      7:14 am    7:12 pm
    Thursday, Sep 27th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
    10
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    17
       5%  16%   7 mph
      7:15 am    7:09 pm

    Friday, Sep 28th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    12
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    15
       0%  85%   14 mph
      7:17 am    7:07 pm
    Saturday, Sep 29th
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
    11
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    15
       5%  84%   2 mph
      7:18 am    7:05 pm

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