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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.

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Weather and tides for Friday 16 November

Today
Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 16mph
Max UV Index
Tonight
Chance of rain 10%
Min temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 16mph

The tide at Upton Towans Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 6:00 PM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 11:57 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   12.9°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Upton Towans Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Godrevy (0.8 miles)
South West Coast Path - Godrevy Head (2 miles)
Godrevy Head (2 miles)
Cornwall Coast Path (3.1 miles)
Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden (3.3 miles)
Kidz R Us (3.3 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Upton Towans

Location type: Town

OS Grid: SW570403

Country: England

Local Authority: Cornwall

Parish: Gwinear-Gwithian

Nearest postcode: TR27 5BH

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