Cornwall Beaches - Holywell Bay, Perranporth, Godrevy & Hayle

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Holywell Bay, Perranporth, Godrevy & Hayle

The beaches of Holywell Bay and Perranporth are popular with families and surfers alike due to their facilities and miles of golden sands.

Further west and on the opposite side of St Ives Bay are the popular beaches of Hayle. As well as its popular beaches and breathtaking scenery, this section of the Cornish coastline is regarded as an international quality bird-watching spot.

 
 
Holywell Bay - Cornwall
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HOLYWELL BAY

 

  • National Trust car park
  • Toilets
  • Refreshments
  • Lifeguard during summer months
  • Dogs allowed

This popular beach offers a large expanse of soft golden sand backed by sands dunes, making access with a pushchair difficult.

Sat Nav Co-ordinates:
N50º 23' 10.28"
W5º 08' 33.59"

 
Perranporth © Beth Graber
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PERRANPORTH

 

  • Car park close to beach
  • Toilets
  • Refreshments
  • Lifeguard during summer months
  • Dogs allowed

West facing three mile stretch of golden sandy beach with good surfing conditions, surrounded by high dunes/cliffs. Popular with surfers and families alike. Easy access from beach car park.

Sat Nav Co-ordinates:
N50º 20' 45.02"
W5º 09' 15.67"

 
Trevaunance Cove - Cornwall
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TREVAUNANCE COVE

 

  • Car park
  • Toilets
  • Refreshments
  • Dogs allowed

West facing cove of sand and pebbles. Extensive rocks revealed on either side at low tide. Easy access down a slight incline from the car park.

Sat Nav Co-ordinates:
N50º 19' 08.63"
W5º 12' 07.85"

 
Chapel Porth - Cornwall
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CHAPEL PORTH

 

  • Car park overlooking the beach
  • Toilets
  • Refreshments
  • Lifeguard during summer months
  • No dogs Easter to October

Unspoilt west facing stretch of flat golden sand owned by the National Trust. At high tide the beach is reduced to a very small cove. Car park overlooks the cove.

Sat Nav Co-ordinates:
N50º 18' 00.81"
W5º 14' 03.57"

 
Porthtowan Beach - Cornwall
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PORTHTOWAN

 

  • Car park adjacent to the beach
  • Toilets
  • Refreshments
  • Lifeguard during summer months
  • No dogs Easter to October

Large north west facing sandy cove flanked by steep cliffs This is a popular beach for surfers and families alike. Car park adjacent and easily accessible to beach. An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Sat Nav Co-ordinates:
N50º 17' 12.54"
W5º 14' 24.99"

 
Portreath Beach - Cornwall
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PORTREATH

 

  • Car park adjacent to the beach
  • Toilets
  • Refreshments
  • Lifeguard during summer months
  • No dogs Easter to October

A popular north facing beach of soft fine sand and shingle set in a bay backed by cliffs on one side and the pier and car park on the other. The beach is popular with families and surfers alike. Easily accessible from car park.

Sat Nav Co-ordinates:
N50º 15' 39.57"
W5º 17' 33.31"

 
Godrevy Beach - Cornwall
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GODREVY

 

  • National Trust car park
  • Toilets
  • Refreshments
  • Lifeguard during summer months
  • No dogs Easter to October

North west facing sandy beach with views towards Godrevy Lighthouse. At low tide there are plenty of rocks ideal for exploring.

Sat Nav Co-ordinates:
N50º 13' 50.00"
W5º 23' 19.25"

 
Gwithian Towans - Cornwall
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GWITHIAN TOWANS

 

  • Car park
  • Toilets
  • Refreshments
  • Lifeguard during summer months
  • No dogs Easter to October

A fine stretch of north west facing golden sands. Accessed through small sand dunes.

Sat Nav Co-ordinates:
N50º 13' 20.73"
W5º 23' 44.97"

 
Hayle Towans - Cornwall
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HAYLE TOWANS

 

  • Car park
  • Toilets
  • Refreshments
  • Lifeguard during summer months
  • No dogs Easter to October

A long stretch od north west facing golden sands adjacent to a river estuary making up southern end of sands that stretch up to Gwithian. Easy access from car park. Avoid swimming in the river estuary due to dangerous currents.

Sat Nav Co-ordinates:
N50º 11' 48.88"
W5º 25' 40.61"

 

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