North Cornwall Beaches

Find your favourite North Cornwall Beaches

The dramatic Atlantic Coast of North Cornwall is home to the UK’s surfing capital Newquay and some of the UK’s top seaside destinations.

North Cornwall Beach Guide

Find all North Cornwall beaches by alphabetical order.

Bedruthan Steps

Visit Bedruthan Steps A rugged sandy beach with rocky outcrops just eight miles from Newquay, Bedruthan Steps, is reached down...

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Boobys Bay

Visit Boobys Bay Boobys Bay is a wide sandy beach on the northern end of Constantine Bay. It is a...

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Bossiney Haven

Visit Bossiney Haven Bossiney Haven or Bossiney Cove is a quiet sandy cove just north of Tintagel on the North...

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Constantine Bay

Visit Constantine Bay Constantine Bay is a lovely sandy beach, with lots of rock pools linking up to Boobys Bay...

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Crackington Haven

Visit Crackington Haven West facing Crackington Haven Beach, is a shingle and rock beach, with views of some of the...

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Crantock Beach

Visit Crantock Beach Crantock Beach is an award winning favourite just a short drive from Newquay Town Centre on the...

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Crooklets Beach

Visit Crooklets Beach Crooklets Beach, separated from Summerleaze beach to the south by a rocky outcrop, is part of a...

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Daymer Bay

Visit Daymer Bay Daymer Bay is a wide sandy bay popular with families, and is an excellent spot for swimming...

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Duckpool Beach

Visit Duckpool Beach Duckpool Beach in North Cornwall is a sand and shingle beach in a sheltered cove, below Steeple...

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Fistral Beach

Visit Fistral Beach Wide open West facing Fistral Beach, is one of Newquays' most famous beaches and one the most...

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Great Western Beach

Visit Great Western Beach Great Western Beach, in the heart of Newquay is reached by a steep slope from nearby...

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Harlyn Bay

Visit Harlyn Bay North Facing Harlyn Bay just to the east of Trevose Head, is a popular family holiday and...

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Hawkers Cove

Visit Hawkers Cove Just north of Padstow, Hawkers Cove is a golden sandy beach that looks across the Camel Estuary...

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Holywell Bay

Visit Holywell Bay Holywell Bay near Newquay on the North Cornwall coast is a favourite beach with both families and...

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Lundy Bay

Visit Lundy Bay Lundy Bay is a small rocky beach with sand only at low tide backed by rural farmland....

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Lusty Glaze

Visit Lusty Glaze Lusty Glaze in North Cornwall is a privately owned beach, set in a cove with beautiful golden...

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Mawgan Porth Beach

Visit Mawgan Porth Beach Mawgan Porth beach is a popular surfing location and award winning UK beach holiday destination on...

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Millook Haven

Visit Millook Haven Millook Haven is a secluded pebble beach, surrounded by imposing cliffs close to Widemouth Bay in Bude....

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Mother Iveys Bay

Visit Mother Iveys Bay Mother Iveys Bay is a secluded rural sandy beach on the Trevose Headland close to Harlyn...

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Newtrain Bay

Visit Newtrain Bay Newtrain Bay just south of Trevone Bay is the rocky beach, perfect for rock pooling and shell...

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Newquay Harbour Beach

Visit Newquay Harbour Beach Charming Newquay Harbour Beach is a small sheltered cove next to Towan beach with an expanse...

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Northcott Mouth

Visit Northcott Mouth Just south of Duckpool, Northcott Mouth is the long stretch of sand, which joins up with Crooklets...

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Penhale Sands

Visit Penhale Sands Bay Penhale Sands or Perran Sands on the North Cornwall coast is a wide open beach backed...

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Pentire Steps

Visit Pentire Steps Beach The next beach north along from Bedruthan Steps on the North Cornwall Coast Pentire Sands is...

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Perranporth Beach

Visit Perranporth Beach Perranporth Beach is a large three mile sandy stretch of beach with dunes behind, is a popular...

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Polzeath Beach

Visit Polzeath Beach Award winning Polzeath Beach on the North Cornwall coast is a large sandy beach ever popular with...

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Port Gaverne

Visit Port Gaverne Port Gaverne is an unspoilt cove just east of Port Issac, well known for its marine life,...

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Port Isaac

Visit Port Isaac Charming Port Isaac is an historic fishing village in North Cornwall. Surrounded by a beautiful valley, and...

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Port Quin

Visit Port Quin Charming Port Quin is a small narrow cove just east of Port Isaac on the North Cornwall...

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Porth Beach

Visit Porth Beach Just a 5 minute drive from the centre of Newquay, Porth Beach is a number one choice...

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Porth Joke

Visit Porth Joke Porth Joke a charming unspoilt sandy cove, referred to locally as 'Polly Joke', is a narrow sandy...

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Porthcothan Bay

Visit Porthcothan Bay Porthcothan Bay on the North Cornwall coast between Padstow and Newquay is the perfect sandy beach for...

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Porthemmet Beach

Visit Porthemmet Beach This beach is... Dogs friendly Getting There Location: Nearest Train: Map of Porthemmet Beach « Previous Beach...

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Portholland Beach

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Rock Beach

Visit Rock Beach Rock Beach is a large popular sandy beach on the North Cornwall coast, often referred to as...

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Sandymouth Beach

Visit Sandymouth Beach Sandy Mouth Beach is a long pebbley beach, backed by high cliffs with rocky outcrops and a...

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St Ives Harbour Beach

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Stanbury Mouth Beach

Visit Stanbury Mouth Beach Stanbury Mouth just north of Duckpool is a shingle beach with sand at low tide, it...

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Summerleaze Beach

Visit Summerleaze Beach Summerleaze Beach is a popular sandy beach in Bude, within walking distance of the town centre. A...

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The Strangles

Visit The Strangles Great for coastal walks The Strangles is an isolated sand and shingle beach reached via public footpath...

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Tolcarne Beach

Visit Tolcarne Beach Wide open Tolcarne Beach with soft golden sand is always a popular seaside destination for families during...

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Towan Beach

Visit Towan Beach Newquay beaches and great surf attract thousands of holiday makers every year. Towan Beach is is a...

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Trebarwith Strand

Visit Trebarwith Strand Trebarwith Strand, just south of Tintagel, is a large sandy beach deep in the valley backed by...

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Tregardock Beach

Visit Tregardock Beach Tregardock Beach just north of Port Gavern, is a secluded reached only by a footpath that winds...

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Trevellas Porth Beach

Visit Trevellas Porth Beach Great for getting away from the crowds Trevellas Porth Beach is a small quiet cove with...

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Trevone Bay

Visit Trevone Bay Trevone Bay is a sandy beach set in a picturesque cove. This popular north Cornwall beach is...

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Trevaunance Cove

Visit Trevaunance Cove Trevaunance Cove is a small sandy beach popular with families and surfers with plenty places to stay...

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Treyarnon Beach

Visit Treyarnon Beach Treyarnon Bay near Padstow on the North Cornwall coast is a huge stunning unspoilt sandy beach with...

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Watergate Bay

Visit Watergate Bay North Cornwall's Watergate Bay near the village of Tregurrian, is a two mile stretch of golden sand...

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Whipsiderry Beach

Visit Whipsiderry Beach Whipsiderry Beach just along from Porth Beach, is one of Newquay's hidden gems and is usually quiet,...

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Widemouth Bay

Visit Widemouth Bay One of Cornwall's top surfing beaches, Widemouth Bay (or Widemouth Beach) just south of Bude, is a...

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