Category Archives for "Cornwall Beaches"

Housel Bay Beach – Access difficult

Housel Bay Beach Housel Bay Beach is a ten minutes walk from the Lizard is a popular beach. Access is via a steep cliff path so not suitable for families. Facilities and parking are at Lizard village and Lizard Point. Note there is no sand at low tide. Seasonal dog ban Sand chairs are available […]

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Godrevy Beach

Godrevy Beach The northern-most tip of Hayle’s ‘3 miles of golden sand’ and probably the most dramatic. Owing to its position Godrevy takes the brunt of the Atlantic swell and is one of the more exposed beaches of the North coast. It is a place of moods ranging from buckets and spades on a sunny […]

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Downderry Beach – Great beach for snorkelers

Downderry Beach Beach of sand and pebbles with rocks at low tide, south-facing, boating. A sheltered beach with shingle and rock pools at low tide.Cars can be parked in the village centre. A small slip road gives access to the beach for those launching boats. On a low tide, it is possible to walk top […]

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Swanpool Beach

Swanpool Beach An East facing the sheltered beach. There is level access to the beach via an adjacent car park across the road. A popular beach with visitors and locals. Kayak and SUP board hire is usually available.  The beach offers a great view of Falmouth Bay and you will often see large tankers and […]

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Whitsand Bay Beach – 4 Miles of Sand and Rocks

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 Peregrine Falcons nest in the cliff faces of Rame Head. There are rip currents so swimmers and […]

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Carbis Bay Beach – A family friendly beach

Carbis Bay Beach Carbis Bay beach is a beautiful beach approximately 1-mile in length. The centre of the beach is home to all the facilities, car park and the Carbis Bay Hotel which has extensive grounds leading down to the edge of the beach. Being north by northeast facing, the beach rarely gets surf and […]

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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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