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Place Category: Beaches
Chapel Porth beach is a small sandy cove which at low tide extends to a wide beach beyond the cliffs. When the tide is out you can walk south along the beach to nearby Porthtowan. Alternatively, the South West coast path extends along the cliff top in either direction.
Many caves scattered along this stretch of coastline formed by coastal erosion.
Chapel Porth is renowned for good surf.
There is plenty of parking in the National Trust car park at the beach as well as more spaces in the car park at the top of the hill above the cove. Toilets, cafe, lifeguards in summer.
We have no dog information for Chapel Porth beach.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Chapel Porth Beach.
Chapel Porth Beach Weather Forecast
Rain today through Monday, with temperatures peaking at 18°C on Thursday.Light rain in the morning.Today's Forecast
10->1668% 79% 8 mph
5:20 am 9:18 pmRain starting in the evening.Sunday, May 28th
11->1885% 83% 5 mph
5:20 am 9:19 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Monday, May 29th
13->1776% 74% 6 mph
5:19 am 9:20 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Tuesday, May 30th
13->170% 63% 8 mph
5:18 am 9:21 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Wednesday, May 31st
11->172% 65% 7 mph
5:17 am 9:22 pmPartly cloudy until evening.Thursday, Jun 1st
11->180% 39% 6 mph
5:16 am 9:23 pmMostly cloudy until evening.Friday, Jun 2nd
11->151% 46% 7 mph
5:16 am 9:24 pmPartly cloudy until evening.Saturday, Jun 3rd
10->154% 25% 6 mph
5:15 am 9:25 pm
Chapel Porth Beach Tide Times
Chapel Porth 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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