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Place Category: Beaches
Porthtowan beach is a large sandy beach popular with surfers (good for beginners) and families.
At low tide you can take a 15 minute walk along the beach to neighbouring Chapel Porth, alternatively lots of cliff top walks.
Facilities include a large car park, shop, cafe, toilets and lifeguards in summer.
Porthtowan Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.
No dogs Easter to October.
Porthtowan Beach 7-day Weather Forecast
Light rain tomorrow through Monday, with temperatures falling to 15°C on Thursday.Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.Today's Forecast
10->175% 36% 5 mph
7:14 am 7:12 pmRain until evening.Wednesday, Sep 27th
14->1679% 90% 13 mph
7:16 am 7:10 pmLight rain overnight.Thursday, Sep 28th
13->1511% 87% 10 mph
7:17 am 7:07 pmLight rain in the morning.Friday, Sep 29th
13->1648% 76% 12 mph
7:19 am 7:05 pmLight rain starting in the evening.Saturday, Sep 30th
13->1733% 65% 11 mph
7:20 am 7:03 pmBreezy in the morning and light rain until afternoon, starting again overnight.Sunday, Oct 1st
15->1639% 98% 17 mph
7:22 am 7:01 pmMostly cloudy until afternoon.Monday, Oct 2nd
14->1637% 46% 14 mph
7:23 am 6:59 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Tuesday, Oct 3rd
12->160% 54% 7 mph
7:25 am 6:56 pm
Porthtowan Beach Tide Times
Porthtowan Beach Bathing Water QualityWater 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.
Photos from around the surrounding area