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Place Category: Beaches
Chapel Porth beach is a small sandy cove which at low tide extends to a wide beach beyond the cliffs. When the tide is out you can walk south along the beach to nearby Porthtowan. Alternatively, the South West coast path extends along the cliff top in either direction.
Many caves scattered along this stretch of coastline formed by coastal erosion.
Chapel Porth is renowned for good surf.
There is plenty of parking in the National Trust car park at the beach as well as more spaces in the car park at the top of the hill above the cove. Toilets, cafe, lifeguards in summer.
We have no dog information for Chapel Porth beach.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Chapel Porth Beach.
Chapel Porth Beach Weather Forecast
Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures falling to 17°C on Thursday.Mostly cloudy throughout the day.Today's Forecast
16->198% 59% 11 mph
6:21 am 8:28 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Wednesday, Aug 23rd
15->182% 83% 11 mph
6:23 am 8:26 pmPartly cloudy throughout the day.Thursday, Aug 24th
15->171% 54% 10 mph
6:24 am 8:24 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Friday, Aug 25th
14->171% 89% 5 mph
6:26 am 8:22 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Saturday, Aug 26th
15->193% 65% 4 mph
6:27 am 8:20 pmClear throughout the day.Sunday, Aug 27th
15->191% 11% 3 mph
6:29 am 8:18 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Monday, Aug 28th
16->1827% 62% 12 mph
6:31 am 8:16 pmRain starting in the evening.Tuesday, Aug 29th
16->1730% 78% 10 mph
6:32 am 8:14 pm
Chapel Porth Beach Tide Times
Chapel Porth Beach Water quality
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.
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