Harlyn Bay

Visit Harlyn Bay

North Facing Harlyn Bay just to the east of Trevose Head, is a popular family holiday and surfing destination, and ideal for those who enjoy walking the coastal paths.

One of Cornwall’s popular surfing beaches, there are surf schools offering lessons and surf board hire on the beach. The sandy crescent shaped beach is patrolled by RNLI lifeguards during the summer season.

Did you Know? An Iron Age cemetery was discovered at Harlyn Bay, whose relics can be seen at the Royal Cornwall Museum.

The is a holiday and caravan park to the west of the beach and self catering accommodation options in the village.

There is parking and a bus stop on the beachfront.

Dogs can enjoy this beach all year round.

This beach is …

  • A Surfing Beach
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly

What to see and do

  • Take a Walk Along The Beach

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

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Getting To Harlyn Bay

Beach Location

Harlyn, Bridge, Padstow PL28 8PD


There is a carpark on the beachfront.

Nearest Train

There are no train stations nearby.

Taking a trip to the beach. Get there by train or car.

Map of Harlyn Bay

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What’s On along the Coast

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Get active on the beach

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