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Place Category: Beaches
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.
The Towans Beach Weather Forecast
Light rain on Friday through Monday, with temperatures falling to 15°C on Tuesday.Partly cloudy throughout the day.Today's Forecast
12->170% 62% 3 mph
5:25 am 9:14 pmPartly cloudy until afternoon.Thursday, May 25th
12->180% 25% 11 mph
5:24 am 9:16 pmRain starting in the evening.Friday, May 26th
14->1854% 40% 12 mph
5:23 am 9:17 pmRain in the morning.Saturday, May 27th
13->1681% 76% 6 mph
5:22 am 9:18 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon.Sunday, May 28th
12->1658% 71% 7 mph
5:21 am 9:19 pmLight rain in the morning.Monday, May 29th
12->1664% 87% 7 mph
5:20 am 9:20 pmPartly cloudy throughout the day.Tuesday, May 30th
11->156% 42% 11 mph
5:19 am 9:21 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Wednesday, May 31st
12->1517% 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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