Crinnis

Cornwall

Crinnis
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Water Quality

Annual classification

2017 Excellent

Today's forecast

Forecasts are not available for this location.

Data provided by the Environment Agency

Families love this sandy beach which is over a mile long. Crinnis makes up the most westerly part of this long stretch of sand - Carlyon Bay.

Activities

Popular for fishing and swimming.

Wildlife and Walks

The South West Coast Path runs right past the beach, running from Carlyon Bay to Par.

What's tested here?

Water samples are taken at this designated bathing water by the Environment Agency, during the bathing season, 15th May to 30th September.
Find out more about designated bathing waters.

High levels of bacteria in the water can indicate pollution from sewage treatment works or polluted rain water draining from the land.
Where does pollution comes from and how can you help?

Water quality can be reduced for up to 72 hours after heavy rain. Look out for temporary signs at the beach and on our website.

Annual classification

2017 Excellent

What does this mean?

At the end of every bathing season the water quality is classified as either:

Excellent — the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest

Good — generally good water quality

Sufficient — meets minimum standards

Poor — You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.

Today's forecast

Forecasts are not available for this location.

Data provided by the Environment Agency
More information about potential pollution sources and improvement plans.

Weather

This Weather Widget is provided by the Met Office

Tide times

Facilities at Crinnis

Campsite Campsite Food Food Bins Bins

Parking

 

Follow Beach Road to the car park.

Dog restrictions

 

Dogs not allowed.

Beach cleaning

Beach manually cleaned daily.

Lifeguards

None.