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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 Monday 4 March

Chance of rain 97%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 27mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 14%
Min temp. 5°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 13mph

The tide at Upton Towans Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 5:01 PM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 11:21 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   10.4°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

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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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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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