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Category Archives for "Cornwall Beaches"

Whipsiderry Beach – Dog friendly beach Great for explorers

Whipsiderry Beach Steep steps to reach the beach. At low tide as there is lots to explore; caves, rock pools and dry sand for sheltered sunbathing if the wind is blowing offshore. Whipsiderry Beach is a ten-minute drive from Newquay centre but there is limited parking on-site, there are no lifeguards and dogs are allowed […]

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Widemouth Bay Beach – One mile of flat beautiful sand

Widemouth Bay Beach Just south of Bude. In comparison to many beaches in north Cornwall, the beach at Widemouth Bay consists of a mile of flat sand backed by low cliffs and grassy fields. The beach is rocky in places providing many rock pools harbouring marine wildlife. Widemouth bay is popular with surfers and its […]

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Whitsand Bay Beach

Whitsand Bay Beach A four-mile stretch of sand and rocks. Mostly covered at high tide, southwest facing. The beach stretches from Stretching from Portwrinkle in the west to Rame Head. Cormorants and Kestrels are a common sight and Peregine Falcons nest in the cliff faces of Rame Head. There are rip currents so swimmers and […]

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Watergate Bay Beach – Newquay

Watergate Bay Beach – Newquay The large expanse of fine golden sand at the foot of steep cliffs is the outstanding feature of watergate bay. Annual surfing events and the famous Extreme Academy for all manner of exciting sports activities such as kite surfing, mountain boarding, etc. Level paths down from the car park. The […]

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Vault Beach – Secluded quiet beach

Vault Beach A long strip of sand, secluded and rarely busy. There are no facilities here. Access – via a 10-minute walk from the parking area. Not really suitable for pushchairs. A sheltered beach on the east of Dodman Point. A beach of sand and shingle suitable for swimmers but no lifeguards. One end of […]

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Trebarwith Strand Beach – Popular family beach with good surf

Trebarwith Strand Beach Sitting at the bottom of a deep valley, Trebarwith Strand beach enjoys many attractive views along the Heritage Coastline towards Gull Rock. Rocks must be negotiated before you reach the sands of the beach, which becomes completely covered at high tide. Please ensure you are aware of the tide movement when visiting. […]

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Towan Beach – Newquay

Towan Beach – Newquay Towan beach is popular and is often a very busy beach, right in the centre of town. Good size of sand and rock, popular with both surfers and families. Due to its position close to town and within easy walking distance of many hotels and guest houses it is one of […]

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Tolcarne Beach – Newquay

Tolcarne Beach – Newquay Tolcarne Beach nestles in a beautiful crescent-shaped bay set against a background of cliffs. The beach offers soft sand, easy swimming, fun family surfing, exciting rock pools to explore at low tide, sea fishing and the unique ‘Tolcarne wedge’ for boogie boarding. Cleaned daily in the summer. The beach shop has […]

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Talland Bay Beach

Talland Bay Beach The is a south-facing beach of shingle with some sand. It consists of two separated shingle beaches that expose good sand of sand and rock pools on low tides. Parking and facilities are close to the beach. Lekerock Cove accessed from the coast path has a small area of sand. Access – […]

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