Porth Joke Beach

Porth Joke is a great north-west facing narrow cove with a sandy beach, rock pools and caves. Often less busy than other local beaches but partly due to no facilities.

Porth Joke is a hidden gem, tucked away between Crantock and Holywell Bay on the North Cornish coast near the popular town of Newquay. It’s name is derived from the Cornish word ‘Pol Lejouack’ meaning Jackdaw Cove. Porth Joke is a National Trust beach and there are two car parks within walking distance.

There are no facilities at Porth Joke, it’s as nature intended!

Dog Friendly Beach?

Porth Joke Beach has dog restrictions.
Porth Joke does not allow dogs between Easter to October.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 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 4℃ to 4.4℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (NE)
Saturday, Jan 28cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 3.7℃ to 4.2℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (E)
Sunday, Jan 29partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.7℃ to 6.3℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (SW)
Monday, Jan 30cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 9.2℃ to 10.1℃ with wind speed 8.8 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Jan 31partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 9.3℃ to 9.6℃ with wind speed 5.7 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Feb 01cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 8.3℃ to 9℃ with wind speed 8.5 m/sec (WNW)
Thursday, Feb 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 8.4℃ to 8.8℃ with wind speed 8.3 m/sec (NW)

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

Porth Joke Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Porth Joke Beach is at NEWQUAY 4.11 km (2.55 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Fri 27 Jan
   Low Tide at 03:09 (Height 1.13m)
   High Tide at 09:09 (Height 6.76m)
   Low Tide at 15:37 (Height 1.26m)
   High Tide at 21:30 (Height 6.23m)
Sat 28 Jan
   Low Tide at 03:55 (Height 1.57m)
   High Tide at 09:56 (Height 6.32m)
   Low Tide at 16:25 (Height 1.75m)
   High Tide at 22:20 (Height 5.82m)
Sun 29 Jan
   Low Tide at 04:46 (Height 2.03m)
   High Tide at 10:51 (Height 5.86m)
   Low Tide at 17:20 (Height 2.20m)
   High Tide at 23:18 (Height 5.47m)
Mon 30 Jan
   Low Tide at 05:53 (Height 2.42m)
   High Tide at 11:55 (Height 5.49m)
   Low Tide at 18:30 (Height 2.51m)
Tue 31 Jan
   High Tide at 00:32 (Height 5.28m)
   Low Tide at 07:14 (Height 2.61m)
   High Tide at 13:10 (Height 5.32m)
   Low Tide at 19:48 (Height 2.57m)
Wed 01 Feb
   High Tide at 01:51 (Height 5.33m)
   Low Tide at 08:31 (Height 2.50m)
   High Tide at 14:25 (Height 5.42m)
   Low Tide at 20:55 (Height 2.37m)
Thu 02 Feb
   High Tide at 02:59 (Height 5.60m)
   Low Tide at 09:31 (Height 2.21m)
   High Tide at 15:26 (Height 5.68m)
   Low Tide at 21:47 (Height 2.07m)

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