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Upton Towans Beach

Cornwall, England

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Upton Towans is part of the coastal stretch of sand dunes with a campsite behind, near Hayle.

It is an open aspect beach which attracts moderate size surf. Upton Towans was the site of an explosives factory in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and is hence alternatively known as Dynamite Towans. It's now a nature reserve.

Upton Towans Beach is adjacent to the South West Coast Path.


Weather and tides for Tuesday 17 July

Chance of rain 43%
Min temp. 16°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 7mph
Tomorrow (Wednesday)
Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 7mph
Max UV Index

The tide at Upton Towans Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 4:09 AM tomorrow, and the next high tide will be at approximately 10:01 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   18.1°C  

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Location: Upton Towans

Location type: Village

OS Grid: SW571400

Country: England

Local Authority: Cornwall Council

Parish: Gwinear-Gwithian

Nearest postcode: TR27 5BJ

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

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