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Perranporth Penhale Sands

(Perran Beach)

Cornwall, England

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Perranporth Penhale Sands is the northen section of a popular surfing beach near Perranporth.

Penhale Sands sits behind Perran Sands and together with Perranporth Beach (Village End) they form a three mile stretch of golden sandy beach with good surfing conditions. The beach is backed by a dune system that includes St. Piran's Cross and the ruins.

Perranporth Penhale Sands is adjacent to the South West Coast Path.


Weather and tides for Saturday 13 April

Chance of rain 4%
Min temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 16mph
Tomorrow (Sunday)
Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 11mph
Max UV Index

The tide at Perranporth Penhale Sands is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 3:44 AM tomorrow, and the next high tide will be at approximately 9:45 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   11.1°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Perranporth Penhale Sands

Things to do and see in the area

Perranporth Surf School (1.4 miles)
Ticket to Ride Surf School (1.4 miles)
Reen Manor Riding School (1.9 miles)
Big Green Surf School (3.3 miles)
Quiksilver Surf School Newquay (3.7 miles)
Healey's Cornish Cyder Farm (3.9 miles)
Koru Kayaking (4 miles)

All distances are approximate

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Location: Ellenglaze

Location type: Rural

Nearest village: Holywell

OS Grid: SW761565

Country: England

Local Authority: Cornwall

Parish: Perranzabuloe

Nearest postcode: TR6 0AQ

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Visitor information for Perranporth Penhale Sands, Cornwall, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

British Beaches is a Good Stuff website. Sat, 13 Apr 2024 22:59:08 +0100