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Porthgwidden Beach

Cornwall, England

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Porthgwidden is in St Ives Bay on the north coast of Cornwall.

It is a small, sheltered, sandy beach resort approximately 110 metres wide.

Porthgwidden Beach is adjacent to the South West Coast Path.


Weather and tides for Wednesday 22 May

Chance of rain 52%
Min temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 11mph
Tomorrow (Thursday)
Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 18mph
Max UV Index

The tide at Porthgwidden Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 11:50 PM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 5:40 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   14.9°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Porthgwidden Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden (0.3 miles)
Kidz R Us (0.5 miles)
Escape Time - St Ives (0.6 miles)
Cornwall Coast Path (1.5 miles)
Godrevy (3.8 miles)
South West Coast Path - Godrevy Head (4.1 miles)

Places to eat near Porthgwidden Beach

The Pier Coffee Bar (130 yards)
Silco Searoom (130 yards)
Mount Zion Coffee (160 yards)
Moomaid of Zennor (210 yards)
The Digey Food Room (240 yards)
Cellar Bistro (130 yards)
The Cornish Deli (260 yards)
The Mex (280 yards)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: St Ives

Location type: Town

OS Grid: SW521410

Country: England

Local Authority: Cornwall

Parish: St. Ives

Nearest postcode: TR26 1NR

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Visitor information for Porthgwidden Beach, Cornwall, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

British Beaches is a Good Stuff website. Wed, 22 May 2024 19:14:00 +0100