Downderry beach, Saltash, Cornwall
  • About Us

    Downderry Beach Info

    Downderry beach is a wide and spacious sand/shingle beach with many rock pools at low tide. The main part of the beach is accessible via a path (next to the toilets) or via the slipway. The east part of the beach which stretches for half a mile is usually quiet due to difficult access. It can be reached either by climbing over rocks or scrambling down a slippery path (which can be found on the coast path). If attempting this please be aware of the state of the tide.

    There are excellent if steep coastal walks east over Battern Cliffs to Portwrinkle.

    Car park, toilets, cafe, coffee shop,

    We have no dog information for Downderry beach.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Downderry Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches around Saltash, 205 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Downderry Beach Bathing Water Quality


    Water 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.
  • Tides
  • Weather


    Downderry Beach 7-day Weather Forecast


    Mixed precipitation on Tuesday through Saturday, with temperatures bottoming out at 1°C on Wednesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Breezy and partly cloudy in the morning.
     
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       11%  19%   21 mph
      7:10 am    5:53 pm
    Monday, Feb 26th
     Breezy until afternoon and partly cloudy until evening.
     
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    3
       17%  42%   22 mph
      7:08 am    5:54 pm

    Tuesday, Feb 27th
     Light snow (1–2 cm.) overnight.
     
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    2
       15%  30%   16 mph
      7:06 am    5:56 pm
    Wednesday, Feb 28th
     Snow (2–6 cm.) until afternoon and windy starting in the afternoon.
     
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    1
       66%  73%   23 mph
      7:04 am    5:58 pm

    Thursday, Mar 1st
     Dangerously windy throughout the day and mixed precipitation (1–4 cm. of snow) starting in the afternoon.
     
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    2
       67%  88%   33 mph
      7:02 am    5:59 pm
    Friday, Mar 2nd
     Windy in the morning and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    6
       86%  83%   16 mph
      7:00 am    6:01 pm

    Saturday, Mar 3rd
     Light rain and windy in the morning.
     
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    9
       72%  74%   16 mph
      6:58 am    6:03 pm
    Sunday, Mar 4th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
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    8
       25%  28%   4 mph
      6:56 am    6:05 pm

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