The Towans Beach

Hayle beaches, St Ives, Cornwall

Place Category: Beaches

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  • The Towans refers to a 4 mile stretch of beach and each individual area of the dunes behind the beach have their own identities. The individual areas include: Hayle Towans, Black Cliff, Riviere Towans, Mexico Towans, Common Towans, Phillack Towans, Upton Towans and Gwithian Towans.

    The Towans mix of sand, sand dune and grassland has a wide variety of wildlife and plants and is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Some dunes rise to more than 50 metres (160 ft) above sea level.

    A wide section of places to park along this Hayle stretch of St. Ives bay.

    Dog restrictions: this is one long beach but each section has different dog rules, please check the signs at the point you enter.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for The Towans Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 7 beaches around Hayle, 205 beaches in Cornwall, or check our Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • The Towans Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain on Friday through Monday, with temperatures falling to 15°C on Tuesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    12
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    17
       0%  62%   3 mph
      5:25 am    9:14 pm
    Thursday, May 25th
     Partly cloudy until afternoon.
     
    12
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    18
       0%  25%   11 mph
      5:24 am    9:16 pm

    Friday, May 26th
     Rain starting in the evening.
     
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    18
       54%  40%   12 mph
      5:23 am    9:17 pm
    Saturday, May 27th
     Rain in the morning.
     
    13
    -> 
    16
       81%  76%   6 mph
      5:22 am    9:18 pm

    Sunday, May 28th
     Light rain starting in the afternoon.
     
    12
    -> 
    16
       58%  71%   7 mph
      5:21 am    9:19 pm
    Monday, May 29th
     Light rain in the morning.
     
    12
    -> 
    16
       64%  87%   7 mph
      5:20 am    9:20 pm

    Tuesday, May 30th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    11
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    15
       6%  42%   11 mph
      5:19 am    9:21 pm
    Wednesday, May 31st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    12
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    15
       17%  69%   10 mph
      5:18 am    9:23 pm

  • The Towans Beach Tide Times

     

  • The Towans Beach Water quality

    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.
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  • 1 Review on “The Towans Beach”

    1. Profile photo of AnonymousAnonymous The Towans Beach
      Overall Rating:
      4

      A massive beach with space.
      This is a great beach, we hit it on a hot day between two cloudy days and so it was busy but you had plenty of space. The surf was good for bodyboarding.

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