Porthpean beach, St Austell, Cornwall
  • Profile

    Porthpean Beach Information

    Porthpean beach, a sheltered sandy beach with rock pools popular with families that can get busy. Safe for swimming, sailing and windsurfing. No jet-skiing allowed.

    Facilities include toilets, small car park and slipway (sailing boats).

    Porthpean Beach has dog restrictions. Porthpean beach does not allow dogs Easter to October.

    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


    No precipitation throughout the week, with high temperatures falling to 15°C on Monday.

    Today's Forecast
     Clear throughout the day.
     
    5
    -> 
    19
       4%  3%   6 mph
      7:12 am    7:10 pm
    Thursday, Sep 27th
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
    12
    -> 
    21
       1%  25%   6 mph
      7:14 am    7:08 pm

    Friday, Sep 28th
     Partly cloudy until evening.
     
    11
    -> 
    18
       4%  38%   15 mph
      7:15 am    7:06 pm
    Saturday, Sep 29th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    8
    -> 
    16
       2%  38%   11 mph
      7:17 am    7:03 pm

    Sunday, Sep 30th
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
    11
    -> 
    17
       4%  77%   14 mph
      7:18 am    7:01 pm
    Monday, Oct 1st
     Partly cloudy in the morning.
     
    9
    -> 
    15
       3%  18%   16 mph
      7:20 am    6:59 pm

    Tuesday, Oct 2nd
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    9
    -> 
    18
       5%  42%   10 mph
      7:21 am    6:57 pm
    Wednesday, Oct 3rd
     Partly cloudy until evening.
     
    14
    -> 
    19
       2%  45%   11 mph
      7:23 am    6:54 pm

    Weather Powered by Dark Sky

  • Reviews

    Porthpean Beach Reviews

    Leave a Review

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *