Can you surf at Carbis Bay?

Is St Ives good for surfing?

Surfing in St Ives is a great experience, whether you are a seasoned pro or on your holidays and planning a family day out on the water. See where you hire a board or take your own and ride the waves to St Ives’ sandy shores.

Can you bodyboard at Carbis Bay?

YES! There are lots of beaches in St Ives and Carbis Bay – all with different waves – my children love bodyboarding in Carbis Bay and on Porthminster Beach in St Ives – but Porthmeor Beach in St Ives is where all the surfers hang out – so serious/experienced bodyboarders should head there!

Is Perranporth good for surfing?

Perranporth is a well regarded surf beach picking up plenty of swell and with sufficient space to hold a crowd. The beach is more sheltered towards the Droskyn Point end with the biggest waves piling into Penhale.

What time is high tide at Carbis Bay?

Tide times for Carbis Bay Beach

Day Tide times for Carbis Bay Beach
1st Tide
14 Tue 5:17am ▼ 1.7 m ▲ 6:56am
15 Wed 12:00am ▲ 4.74 m ▲ 6:58am
16 Thu 1:43am ▲ 4.61 m ▲ 6:59am

What is Carbis Bay known for?

This picturesque bay, located in St Ives, offers outstanding views and a magnificent sandy beach offering many recreational activities such as swimming, boating, surfing, rock climbing and tennis.

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Is it safe to swim in Carbis Bay?

From Carbis you can swim at the beach itself, swim around towards St Ives or the other way to Porthkidney (towards high tide). If you’re a swim fan, St Ives is a must visit. With all swims obviously make sure you take all the necessary safety precautions.

What shops are there in Carbis Bay?

Autumn Local Food Shops and Producers near Carbis Bay, Cornwall

  • Celtic Fish & Game. In addition to the Fish and Game we stock over one thousand fine food items. …
  • Matthew Stevens Fish. …
  • St Ives Shellfish and Mackerel. …
  • Lee. …
  • Blas Burgerworks. …
  • Good Health. …
  • St Ives Farmers Markets. …
  • The Garrick Hotel.