Carlyon Bay beach, St Austell, Cornwall
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    Carlyon Bay Beach Information

    Carlyon Bay is actually three beaches in one, to the west is Crinnis beach, in the middle is Shorthorn beach and to the east is Polgaver beach. This is a popular coast location backed by cliffs just outside of St Austell on Cornwall’s south coast.

    The beach has temporary toilets, pop-up eateries and car parking although the car park can get full early on a hot summer day.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Carlyon Bay Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 17 beaches around St Austell, 215 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    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


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Rain tomorrow and Sunday, with high temperatures rising to 18°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy throughout the day and windy until afternoon.
     
    10
    -> 
    15
       57%  46%   19 mph
      7:05 am    7:21 pm
    Saturday, Sep 22nd
     Rain until evening.
     
    12
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    16
       90%  96%   7 mph
      7:06 am    7:19 pm

    Sunday, Sep 23rd
     Rain and windy until afternoon.
     
    10
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    17
       84%  83%   8 mph
      7:08 am    7:17 pm
    Monday, Sep 24th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
    8
    -> 
    15
       5%  29%   8 mph
      7:09 am    7:14 pm

    Tuesday, Sep 25th
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
     
    8
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    16
       0%  54%   10 mph
      7:11 am    7:12 pm
    Wednesday, Sep 26th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
    10
    -> 
    17
       0%  0%   7 mph
      7:12 am    7:10 pm

    Thursday, Sep 27th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
    9
    -> 
    18
       6%  20%   10 mph
      7:14 am    7:08 pm
    Friday, Sep 28th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
    9
    -> 
    16
       0%  21%   9 mph
      7:15 am    7:05 pm

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