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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 7-day Weather Forecast
Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 17°C next Thursday.Rain and breezy in the morning.Today's Forecast
12->1562% 34% 7 mph
7:07 am 7:23 pmLight rain until evening.Friday, Sep 22nd
12->1641% 72% 17 mph
7:08 am 7:21 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Saturday, Sep 23rd
14->1713% 73% 15 mph
7:10 am 7:19 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon.Sunday, Sep 24th
15->1727% 97% 13 mph
7:11 am 7:16 pmLight rain in the afternoon and evening.Monday, Sep 25th
14->1626% 98% 1 mph
7:13 am 7:14 pmLight rain in the afternoon.Tuesday, Sep 26th
14->1617% 66% 1 mph
7:14 am 7:12 pmLight rain until afternoon, starting again in the evening.Wednesday, Sep 27th
13->1641% 97% 10 mph
7:16 am 7:10 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Thursday, Sep 28th
14->1744% 99% 12 mph
7:17 am 7:07 pm
Chapel Porth Beach Tide Times
Chapel Porth Beach Bathing Water QualityWater 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.
Photos from around the surrounding area