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.
- 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.
Our weather forecast for St Austell in Cornwall
Today (Sunday, Jan 24)
Expect a temperature in the range 3.2℃ to 3.9℃ with a wind speed 8.5 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Jan 25
Expect a temperature in the range 0.7℃ to 2℃ with a wind speed 5.9 m/sec (N)
Tuesday, Jan 26
Expect a temperature in the range 5.5℃ to 7.4℃ with a wind speed 2 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, Jan 27
Expect a temperature in the range 8.8℃ to 8.9℃ with a wind speed 3 m/sec (WNW)
Thursday, Jan 28
Expect a temperature in the range 11℃ to 11.7℃ with a wind speed 8.6 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Jan 29
Expect a temperature in the range 8.3℃ to 9.5℃ with a wind speed 10.7 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Jan 30
Expect a temperature in the range 7.1℃ to 7.5℃ with a wind speed 7.7 m/sec (ESE)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Carlyon Bay Beach in Cornwall.
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