Downderry beach, Saltash, Cornwall
  • About

    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, 204 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

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  • Water Quality

    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.
  • Weather

    7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Monday, with temperatures falling to 7°C on Saturday.

    Today's Forecast
     Rain and dangerously windy starting in the afternoon.
       97%  96%   22 mph
      7:44 am    4:25 pm
    Thursday, Nov 23rd
     Light rain starting in the evening.
       96%  65%   11 mph
      7:45 am    4:24 pm

    Friday, Nov 24th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       79%  75%   6 mph
      7:47 am    4:24 pm
    Saturday, Nov 25th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
       52%  53%   16 mph
      7:48 am    4:23 pm

    Sunday, Nov 26th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       22%  44%   17 mph
      7:50 am    4:22 pm
    Monday, Nov 27th
     Windy and mostly cloudy until evening.
       62%  68%   19 mph
      7:51 am    4:21 pm

    Tuesday, Nov 28th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day and windy starting in the evening.
       63%  47%   18 mph
      7:53 am    4:20 pm
    Wednesday, Nov 29th
     Windy until afternoon and partly cloudy overnight.
       33%  16%   22 mph
      7:54 am    4:20 pm

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