Smugglers and Western Coves, Portreath, Cornwall
  • About Us

    Smugglers and Western Coves Beach Information

    Smuggler’s Cove and Western Cove are sandy beaches with rocks. Good views from the coast path but no access down to the beach, although if you do want to visit the cove then the best option is from Portreath beach by canoe.

    The collapsed sea cave is known as Ralph’s Cupboard where openings in the rock were used to store contraband, hence the name Smuggler’s cove. The most famous smuggler being Ralph, hence Ralph’s Cupboard.

    Facilities are within the town of Portreath the other side of Western Hill.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Smugglers and Western Coves Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches around Portreath, 215 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Beach Bathing Water Quality


    No water quality measurement available for Smugglers and Western Coves Beach.

  • Tides
  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Rain on Saturday, with high temperatures falling to 18°C on Saturday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       16%  95%   8 mph
      6:19 am    8:32 pm
    Tuesday, Aug 21st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       11%  73%   7 mph
      6:20 am    8:30 pm

    Wednesday, Aug 22nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       23%  85%   9 mph
      6:22 am    8:28 pm
    Thursday, Aug 23rd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       22%  83%   14 mph
      6:23 am    8:26 pm

    Friday, Aug 24th
     Partly cloudy overnight.
     
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       27%  15%   17 mph
      6:25 am    8:24 pm
    Saturday, Aug 25th
     Rain in the morning and windy starting in the afternoon.
     
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    18
       70%  85%   14 mph
      6:26 am    8:22 pm

    Sunday, Aug 26th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    18
       37%  72%   12 mph
      6:28 am    8:20 pm
    Monday, Aug 27th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       17%  66%   12 mph
      6:29 am    8:18 pm

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