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Places to visit: Beaches in Cornwall

Beaches in Cornwall

There are over 150 beaches in Cornwall providing you with a great opportunity to hit the popular beaches or venture off the beaten track to a number of secluded coves throughout the county. Whether its a bustling beach in St Ives that you are looking for in Summer or a blustery walk along Pastows coastlline in the winter months or, a secluded cove near Porthcurno, the Cornish coastline provides plenty to chose from. 


Nr Hayle 
Postcode: TR27 5ED 
OS Grid Ref: 203:SW582430

Popular surf beach with nearby cafe Godrevy has a huge expanse of sand for you to explore. Spend your day on the beach or take advantage of the coastal path that can lead to you hidden beach spots along the way or even to St Ives. 

Pay close attention to signs and lifeguards (when patrolled). Dog restrictions apply in summer months. 

For more information visit the National Trust website.


Nr Hayle

Gwithian beach offers parking at the main car park and a cafe serving lunch, dinner and refreshments (seasonal opening hours apply - see Sunset Surf cafe).  There are plenty of rock pools for kids and a surf school for beginners and improvers to take advantage of the waves. 


Hayle beach has 3 miles of golden sand providing plenty of room for visitors and locals to relax by the sea. 

Pay close attention to signs and lifeguards (when on duty). Dog restrictions apply in summer months.