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Place Category: Beaches
The Towans refers to a 4 mile stretch of beach and each individual area of the dunes behind the beach have their own identities. The individual areas include: Hayle Towans, Black Cliff, Riviere Towans, Mexico Towans, Common Towans, Phillack Towans, Upton Towans and Gwithian Towans.
The Towans mix of sand, sand dune and grassland has a wide variety of wildlife and plants and is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Some dunes rise to more than 50 metres (160 ft) above sea level.
A wide section of places to park along this Hayle stretch of St. Ives bay.
Dog restrictions: this is one long beach but each section has different dog rules, please check the signs at the point you enter.
Photos from around the surrounding area