Beach Lifeguards St Ives Cornwall

Lifeguarded Beaches In St Ives Cornwall

It is always a welcome sign that warmer weather is on its way when the lifeguards return to Porthmeor Beach. They patrol Porthmeor and Porthminster Beach in St Ives.

Please do note that the other beaches don't have lifeguard patrols, so please keep a good eye on your children!

Beach Lifeguard Patrols 2024

  • Porthmeor - 29th March - to 3rd Nov. 10am - 6pm
  • Porthminster - 18th May - 29th Sept. 10am - 6pm
  • Carbis Bay - 13th July - 1st Sept. 10am - 6pm
  • Porthkidney - 13th July - 1st Sept. 10am - 6pm
  • Hayle beaches are lifeguarded too. Please check the RNLI website for more details here >>

Beaches In St Ives With No Lifeguards

  • Porthgwidden Beach
  • Bamaluz Beach
  • Breakwater Beach
  • Harbour Beach
  • Lambeth Beach

Know Your Flags!

Red and Yellow Flags - Lifeguard-patrolled swimming and
body boarding zone or lifeguard on duty

Black and White Flags - Surfboard and other water craft zone
or zone boundary

Red Flag - Dangerous conditions: do not enter
the water

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