Porthallow Beach

Porthallow beach is a sheltered pebble beach, once a thriving pilchard fishing village. The beach has plenty of rock pools at low tide.

Facilities include car park, toilets, cafe and shop.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Porthallow Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Porthallow Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

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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Porthallow Beach 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.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 8.5℃ to 9.1℃ with wind speed 6.7 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Feb 04cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 8.1℃ to 8.8℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Feb 05partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 6.8℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (NW)
Monday, Feb 06partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 7.3℃ to 7.8℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (ESE)
Tuesday, Feb 07cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.3℃ to 7℃ with wind speed 2.9 m/sec (ESE)
Wednesday, Feb 08partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 6.1℃ to 7℃ with wind speed 7.1 m/sec (ESE)
Thursday, Feb 09clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 6.8℃ to 7.6℃ with wind speed 5.7 m/sec (S)

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

Porthallow Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Porthallow Beach is at Helford River (Entrance) 1.72 km (1.07 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Fri 03 Feb
   High Tide at 03:32 (Height 4.55m)
   Low Tide at 10:24 (Height 1.51m)
   High Tide at 16:01 (Height 4.45m)
   Low Tide at 22:40 (Height 1.43m)
Sat 04 Feb
   High Tide at 04:17 (Height 4.78m)
   Low Tide at 11:08 (Height 1.26m)
   High Tide at 16:43 (Height 4.63m)
   Low Tide at 23:22 (Height 1.22m)
Sun 05 Feb
   High Tide at 04:57 (Height 4.96m)
   Low Tide at 11:48 (Height 1.08m)
   High Tide at 17:22 (Height 4.76m)
   Low Tide at 23:59 (Height 1.07m)
Mon 06 Feb
   High Tide at 05:35 (Height 5.06m)
   Low Tide at 12:23 (Height 0.97m)
   High Tide at 17:59 (Height 4.83m)
Tue 07 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:31 (Height 0.99m)
   High Tide at 06:12 (Height 5.10m)
   Low Tide at 12:54 (Height 0.92m)
   High Tide at 18:35 (Height 4.85m)
Wed 08 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:02 (Height 0.96m)
   High Tide at 06:48 (Height 5.08m)
   Low Tide at 13:23 (Height 0.92m)
   High Tide at 19:10 (Height 4.82m)
Thu 09 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:29 (Height 0.97m)
   High Tide at 07:20 (Height 5.03m)
   Low Tide at 13:49 (Height 0.96m)
   High Tide at 19:40 (Height 4.76m)

Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.

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