Pentewan Beach (Cornwall)

Pentewan beach a large private sandy beach with a disused harbour. Although this beach is private access is allowed from Pentewan village, although the village car park is very small.

Good for swimming and all water sports – swimming, surfing, windsurfing, sea canoeing, water skiing and sailing.

Large holiday park on this beach which can make it busy.

Toilets and small village car park.

Pentewan Beach has dog restrictions. Pentewan beach has strict dog restrictions, believed to be only allowed weekdays in the winter.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around St Austell, 215 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

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.

Our weather forecast for St Austell in Cornwall

Today (Sunday, Feb 28)

Expect a temperature in the range 7.4℃ to 9.2℃ with a wind speed 5.5 m/sec (E)

Monday, Mar 01

Expect a temperature in the range 6.2℃ to 7℃ with a wind speed 7.1 m/sec (E)

Tuesday, Mar 02

Expect a temperature in the range 6.5℃ to 6.9℃ with a wind speed 5.5 m/sec (E)

Wednesday, Mar 03

Expect a temperature in the range 8.4℃ to 9℃ with a wind speed 4.5 m/sec (E)

Thursday, Mar 04

Expect a temperature in the range 7.1℃ to 7.3℃ with a wind speed 1.4 m/sec (N)

Friday, Mar 05

Expect a temperature in the range 3.8℃ to 5.4℃ with a wind speed 5.2 m/sec (E)

Saturday, Mar 06

Expect a temperature in the range 5.3℃ to 6℃ with a wind speed 7.6 m/sec (E)

Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK


Our tide forecast for Pentewan Beach in Cornwall.

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