Porthpean beach, St Austell, Cornwall
  • About Us

    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, 216 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


    Light rain on Saturday, with high temperatures rising to 25°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    13
    -> 
    20
       2%  79%   4 mph
      5:10 am    9:35 pm
    Tuesday, Jun 26th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    15
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    21
       1%  66%   7 mph
      5:11 am    9:35 pm

    Wednesday, Jun 27th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
    15
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    22
       1%  22%   11 mph
      5:11 am    9:35 pm
    Thursday, Jun 28th
     Partly cloudy overnight.
     
    16
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    22
       1%  6%   9 mph
      5:11 am    9:35 pm

    Friday, Jun 29th
     Mostly cloudy in the morning.
     
    16
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    25
       0%  42%   10 mph
      5:12 am    9:34 pm
    Saturday, Jun 30th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    16
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    23
       40%  90%   10 mph
      5:13 am    9:34 pm

    Sunday, Jul 1st
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
    17
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    24
       60%  98%   5 mph
      5:13 am    9:34 pm
    Monday, Jul 2nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    17
    -> 
    22
       24%  83%   4 mph
      5:14 am    9:34 pm

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