Black Rock sits on the south side of Widemouth Bay and marks the rockier end of the long beach, the north end being large expanse of sand. You have shops, cafe, parking, toilets and rock pool heaven.
Porthmeor beach is perfect for families, as the beach sits in the town of St Ives and is backed by the Tate St Ives. The beach has good sand at the top and then a slope at high water mark takes you to a large expanse of flat compact sand. Surf read more
Porthcurno Beach is a beautiful white sand southeast facing beach in the western corner of the very lovely Porthcurno Bay. The beach has a deep shelf into the sea at high tide that adults would find a challenge and so care must be taken with children. Bordered by the Minack read more
Gyllyngvase beach is a popular wide crescent shaped, gently shelving sandy beach with rock pools to explore. A great location as it is only a 15 minute walk away from Falmouth centre. Popular surfing beach. Facilities include toilets, shop, cafe, lifeguards in the summer, car park and road parking, disabled read more
Gwithian / Godrevy beach is one of the best stretches of golden sand in Cornwall and is popular with both families and surfers. Located at the end of the long Hayle beach, within St Ives Bay, at low tide the two beaches are joined together. The area (sand dunes and read more
The Minack Theatre is Cornwall’s world famous open-air theatre. From May to September you can see drama, musicals and opera in this most dramatic of setting. As well as the Theatre you have sub tropical gardens.
Black Cliff beach, sandy beach stretching between Hayle Towans and Mexico Towans. Sheltered by cliffs and backed by dunes. You often get some large areas of shallow water near the cliffs when the tide is out that provide great safe play for small children. The beach gets its name from read more
Bamaluz beach is a small sandy beach with large boulders that all but disappears at high tide. The beach is situated just north of the harbour wall and bellow St Ives Museum. This beach is known within St Ives for allowing dogs and so is typically used by dog owners. Car read more
St Ives Harbour is a working harbour but as the tide goes out you have a small sandy beach protected by the harbour walls and within the heart of St Ives. Very busy area with restaurants and pubs but also you can hire boats and take seal trips from here. read more
Summerleaze beach is located within a short walk of Bude town centre making it a very popular family sandy beach. However, as it is so large at low tide it never feels over crowded. Summerleaze beach has on one side a large breakwater complete with tower protecting a small harbour and read more
Swanpool beach is a small east facing sand and pebble cove on the outskirts of Falmouth. There is level access to the beach and excellent facilities are close by. There is a footpath around Swanpool Lake (good for birds) to the Cornwall Wildlife Trust Nature reserve beyond, and a coastal read more
Portreath beach is a sandy beach with cliffs at one end and harbour at the other. At high tide the beach is split into two. The name Portreath means “sandy cove” and is popular with body boarders and surfers. The harbour is steeped in history as it was the main read more