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Place Category: Beaches
Porthtowan beach is a large sandy beach popular with surfers (good for beginners) and families.
At low tide you can take a 15 minute walk along the beach to neighbouring Chapel Porth, alternatively lots of cliff top walks.
Facilities include a large car park, shop, cafe, toilets and lifeguards in summer.
Porthtowan Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.
No dogs Easter to October.
Porthtowan Beach Weather Forecast
Light rain tomorrow through Tuesday, with temperatures falling to 16°C on Thursday.Clear throughout the day.Today's Forecast
13->190% 9% 12 mph
5:23 am 9:15 pmLight rain overnight.Friday, May 26th
15->2038% 24% 14 mph
5:22 am 9:16 pmLight rain in the morning.Saturday, May 27th
13->1764% 76% 6 mph
5:21 am 9:18 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Sunday, May 28th
12->1724% 72% 5 mph
5:20 am 9:19 pmLight rain overnight.Monday, May 29th
13->1717% 60% 9 mph
5:19 am 9:20 pmLight rain in the morning.Tuesday, May 30th
12->1771% 63% 10 mph
5:18 am 9:21 pmPartly cloudy starting in the afternoon.Wednesday, May 31st
11->174% 17% 2 mph
5:17 am 9:22 pmMostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.Thursday, Jun 1st
11->161% 37% 4 mph
5:16 am 9:23 pm
Porthtowan Beach Tide Times
Porthtowan 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.
Photos from around the surrounding area