St Mawes Beach

St. Mawes has two main beaches with a mixture of sand and rock, Tavern Beach and Summers Beach.  At low tide there is also the harbour beach.

  • Summers beach is a large south facing crescent of sand and rocks.
  • Tavern beach lies just below the the 16th century St. Mawes Castle, built about 1542.


St Mawes is a popular centre for a wide range of watersports activities. All the beaches in St. Mawes can be busy in the summer, due to the ferry from Falmouth.

Facilities include car park, toilets, food and shops.

St Mawes Beach has dog restrictions.
St Mawes besch, No dogs between Easter and October.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 11 beaches at Roseland Peninsula, 216 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 3.2℃ to 6℃ with wind speed 1 m/sec (NW)
Friday, Dec 09lightrainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 2.5℃ to 4.5℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (ENE)
Saturday, Dec 10partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 2.1℃ to 3.3℃ with wind speed 2.4 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Dec 11fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.3℃ to 3.2℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (NNW)
Monday, Dec 12partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.5℃ to 4.5℃ with wind speed 0.9 m/sec (WNW)
Tuesday, Dec 13rain
Expect a temp in the range 6.1℃ to 6.5℃ with wind speed 9.4 m/sec (SE)
Wednesday, Dec 14cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.1℃ to 7.4℃ with wind speed 13.6 m/sec (E)

Roseland Peninsula weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

St Mawes Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to St Mawes Beach is at FALMOUTH 2.77 km (1.72 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.

Thu 08 Dec
   High Tide at 04:59 (Height 4.96m)
   Low Tide at 11:44 (Height 0.80m)
   High Tide at 17:19 (Height 4.83m)
   Low Tide at 23:59 (Height 0.84m)
Fri 09 Dec
   High Tide at 05:36 (Height 5.01m)
   Low Tide at 12:20 (Height 0.85m)
   High Tide at 17:56 (Height 4.79m)
Sat 10 Dec
   Low Tide at 00:32 (Height 0.94m)
   High Tide at 06:12 (Height 5.00m)
   Low Tide at 12:53 (Height 0.95m)
   High Tide at 18:31 (Height 4.72m)
Sun 11 Dec
   Low Tide at 01:03 (Height 1.07m)
   High Tide at 06:47 (Height 4.95m)
   Low Tide at 13:24 (Height 1.09m)
   High Tide at 19:05 (Height 4.62m)
Mon 12 Dec
   Low Tide at 01:31 (Height 1.22m)
   High Tide at 07:21 (Height 4.85m)
   Low Tide at 13:53 (Height 1.24m)
   High Tide at 19:39 (Height 4.49m)
Tue 13 Dec
   Low Tide at 01:59 (Height 1.38m)
   High Tide at 07:55 (Height 4.71m)
   Low Tide at 14:22 (Height 1.40m)
   High Tide at 20:16 (Height 4.33m)
Wed 14 Dec
   Low Tide at 02:31 (Height 1.55m)
   High Tide at 08:33 (Height 4.56m)
   Low Tide at 14:58 (Height 1.55m)
   High Tide at 21:00 (Height 4.17m)

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