Smuggler’s Cove and Western Cove are sandy beaches with rocks. Good views from the coast path but no access down to the beach. At mid to low tide you can access the cove from Portreath beach either by walking around the headland, through a small tunnel or by canoe, although you need to be aware of the tides as you could be cut off.
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.
No water quality measurement available for Smugglers and Western Coves Beach.
Smugglers and Western Coves Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Portreath, Cornwall
Expect a temp in the range 13.9℃ to 14.5℃ with wind speed 8.3 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 13℃ to 13.7℃ with wind speed 6.3 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 10.6℃ to 11.7℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (N)
Expect a temp in the range 10.1℃ to 11.6℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (NE)
Expect a temp in the range 10.5℃ to 11.5℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (NNE)
Expect a temp in the range 10.1℃ to 11.2℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 11.8℃ to 12.2℃ with wind speed 0.7 m/sec (SW)
Portreath weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Smugglers and Western Coves Beach tide times.
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