Sharrow Point Grotto Beach (Cornwall)

Sharrow Point beach is also known as Grotto Beach and is a good sandy beach with rock pools. The beach is really divided into smaller coves due to small outcrops of rocks which makes it a necessity to keep an eye on the tides as at high tide areas can be cut off.

The name Grotto comes from the National Trust property which preserves a small cave excavated by hand in 1874 by a hermit called Lugger, the cave is fenced off to the public. Lugger inscribed verses on the ceiling to relieve his boredom.

The beach has lifeguards daily from the start of May to the end of September. The currents are very strong and it is recommended to only swim when lifeguards are on patrol.

You have a small car park on the coast road and then a walk involving some steep steps down to the beach. You can also access Freathy beach from the car park.

Sharrow Point Grotto Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year. Sharrow Point Grotto Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Rame Peninsula, 215 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

No water quality measurement available for Sharrow Point Grotto Beach.

Our weather forecast for Rame Peninsula in Cornwall

Today (Thursday, Feb 25)


Expect a temperature in the range 0.1℃ to 1.5℃ with a wind speed 2.2 m/sec (NW)

Friday, Feb 26


Expect a temperature in the range -0.7℃ to 0.8℃ with a wind speed 2.4 m/sec (NNW)

Saturday, Feb 27


Expect a temperature in the range 0.8℃ to 2.6℃ with a wind speed 1.7 m/sec (N)

Sunday, Feb 28


Expect a temperature in the range 2.3℃ to 2.7℃ with a wind speed 2.3 m/sec (NNE)

Monday, Mar 01


Expect a temperature in the range 4.8℃ to 5.6℃ with a wind speed 4.4 m/sec (ENE)

Tuesday, Mar 02


Expect a temperature in the range 6.1℃ to 6.4℃ with a wind speed 7.2 m/sec (E)

Wednesday, Mar 03


Expect a temperature in the range 7.3℃ to 9.3℃ with a wind speed 2.6 m/sec (ESE)

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


Tides

Our tide forecast for Sharrow Point Grotto Beach in Cornwall.

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