Holywell Bay

Visit Holywell Bay

Holywell Bay near Newquay on the North Cornwall coast is a favourite beach with both families and surfers. The huge sandy beach is backed by sand dunes with plenty of space to play. For the inquisitive, there is a cave which can be reached at low tide at the north end of the beach.

RNLI Lifeguards are on duty at Holywell Bay beach from May until the end of September.

Golfers can enjoy a round with ocean views at the Holywell Bay Golf Club with two scenic 18-hole courses.

There are surf schools offering lessons to all age groups.

Did you Know? If you are lucky you might catch a glimpse of dolphins swimming in the bay.

Holywell Bay is a dog-friendly beach and dogs are allowed all year round.

This beach is …

  • Surfing spot
  • Great for families

Have a great day out along the coast.

Coast Local Links

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Photo by UK Beach Days

Getting There

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

LOCATION: Holywell Bay, Nr Newquay Cornwall TR8 5PP
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Map of Holywell Bay

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