Cornwall Beaches - Polzeath, Rock, Padstow, Constantine Bay & Mawgan Porth

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NORTH CORNWALL BEACHES
Polzeath, Padstow, Rock, Daymer Bay, Trevone, Constantine Bay & Mawgan Porth

This section of the north Cornwall coastline offers some fantastic beaches for families and surfers alike. The beaches of Polzeath and Harlyn Bay are particularly popular with surfers.

The bustling fishing port of Padstow with its many top quality fish restaurants, including those of Rick Stein offers regular ferry trips across the Camel Estuary to the affluent village of Rock with its popular sandy beach.

Polzeath, Padstow, Constantine and Mawgan Porth Beaches

 

Polzeath Beach - Cornwall
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POLZEATH

 

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

A large, west facing, bay of flat golden sand. Popular with surfers and bathers and is regularly cleaned. Easily accessible from adjacent parking.

Sat Nav Co-ordinates:
N50º 34' 25.21"
W4º 54' 58.54"

 
Daymer Bay - Cornwall
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DAYMER BAY

 

  • Car park overlooks the beach
  • Toilets
  • Refreshments
  • Dogs allowed

A west facing, ½ mile stretch of fine sand, surrounded by sand dunes. Attractive views across the Camel Estuary. Adjacent to golf course and close to the 15th century St Enodoc church; last resting place of the poet Sir John Betjeman.

Sat Nav Co-ordinates:
N50º 33' 43.54"
W4º 55' 30.91"

 
Rock Beach - Cornwall
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ROCK

 

  • Car park adjacent to the beach
  • Toilet
  • Refreshments
  • Dogs allowed

A continuation of Daymer Bay. West facing, sandy beach on the Camel estuary, surrounded by sand dune system. Easy level access from car park, though the area tends to be very crowded in the main season.

Sat Nav Co-ordinates:
N50º 32' 43.58"
W4º 55' 31.19"

 
St George's Well - Cornwall
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ST GEORGE'S WELL/
HARBOUR COVE

 

Padstow's two closest beaches are St George's Well, which has a good area of sand even at high tide, and Harbour cove, a long stretch of golden sand backed by dunes. Both beaches are accessible but require a considerable walk from the parking area. Excellent views across the Camel Estuary. Facilities in Padstow only.

Sat Nav Co-ordinates:
N50º 32' 33.96"
W4º 56' 12.59"

 
Trevone Bay - Cornwall
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TREVONE BAY

 

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

An attractive west facing beach, located to the south of Trevose Head and to the north of Harlyn Bay. A small but pupular holiday destination, with large areas of golden sand, particularly at low tide. Easy access from the car park. This beach is situated in an area of great geological interest.

Sat Nav Co-ordinates:
N50º 32' 43.46"
W4º 58' 37.15"

 
Harlyn Bay - Cornwall
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HARLYN BAY

 

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

A sheltered, north facing stretch of soft golden sand, even at high tide. Surrounded by small sand dunes. Easy level access.

Sat Nav Co-ordinates:
N50º 32' 23.56"
W4º 59' 37.69"

 
 
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CONSTANTINE BAY

 

  • Car park
  • Toilets
  • Lifeguard during summer months
  • Dogs allowed

A large, west facing stretch of fine golden sand. Surrounded by sand dunes which offer shelter from the wind. Easily accessible.

Sat Nav Co-ordinates:
N50º 31' 52.26"
W5º 01' 19.05"

 
Treyarnon Bay - Cornwall
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TREYARNON BAY

 

  • Car park
  • Toilets
  • Refreshments
  • Lifeguard during summer months
  • Dogs allowed

A west facing beach of soft, golden sand and rock pools. Popular with families. Easily accessible from car park via a slipway.

Sat Nav Co-ordinates:
N50º 31' 35.12"
W5º 01' 18.47"

 
Porthcothan Bay - Cornwall
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PORTHCOTHAN BAY

 

  • Car park across the road from the beach
  • Toilets
  • Refreshments
  • Lifeguard during summer months
  • Dogs allowed

The sandy beach at Porthcothan is located south of Constantine Bay. There is plenty of parking although at high tide the area of sand on the beach is restricted. The coastal path gives splendid views both to the north and south as well as displaying a variety of wildlife.

Sat Nav Co-ordinates:
N50º 30' 29.22"
W5º 01' 16.75"

 
Mawgan Porth - Cornwall
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MAWGAN PORTH

 

  • Car park across the road from the beach
  • Toilets
  • Refreshments
  • Lifeguard during summer months
  • Dogs allowed

It's great for just relaxing, playing family games, making sand castles or maybe just flying a kite. Rock pools abound and there are caves just waiting to be explored. The fantastic Atlantic breakers make for magnificent surfing, be it on Malibu or body boards, so there's lots of fun for everyone, all under the watchful eye of the RNLI lifeguards who operate on the beach every day between April and September.

Sat Nav Co-ordinates:
N50º 27' 53.86"
W5º 01' 51.80"

 

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