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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
Rain on Wednesday through next Monday, with temperatures bottoming out at 15°C on Thursday.Partly cloudy throughout the day.Today's Forecast
12->163% 38% 9 mph
7:13 am 7:14 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Tuesday, Sep 26th
11->166% 74% 6 mph
7:14 am 7:12 pmRain throughout the day.Wednesday, Sep 27th
13->1660% 92% 15 mph
7:16 am 7:10 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Thursday, Sep 28th
13->1513% 76% 9 mph
7:17 am 7:07 pmRain until afternoon.Friday, Sep 29th
13->1640% 89% 7 mph
7:19 am 7:05 pmLight rain starting in the evening and windy overnight.Saturday, Sep 30th
12->1636% 67% 12 mph
7:20 am 7:03 pmRain until afternoon, starting again in the evening, and windy in the morning.Sunday, Oct 1st
14->1682% 100% 18 mph
7:22 am 7:01 pmRain until afternoon.Monday, Oct 2nd
13->1658% 85% 15 mph
7:23 am 6:59 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.
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