Tolcarne Beach

Visit Tolcarne Beach

Wide open Tolcarne Beach with soft golden sand is always a popular seaside destination for families during the holiday season. This North Cornwall beach is has plenty of space to play and is backed by brightly coloured beach huts backing the beach. This beach is also a great surfing spot, where you can take lessons or rent a boogie board, with qualified life guards on duty in high season.

Enjoy holiday accommodation with sea views. Stay right on the beach in self catering apertments or, situated on clifftop over looking the Beach and the Atlantic Ocean is The Hotel Bristol.

Tolcarne Beach on the South West Coast Path, perfect for walkers and nature lovers exploring the North Cornwall Coastline. Ideal for holidaymakers and families the beach is just a 5 minute walk from Newquay town centre with restaurants, shops and amenities.

There are some restrictions for our four legged friends. Dogs are allowed on the beach from October until the end of March, during holiday season dogs are allowed on the beach before 9am and after 6pm.

This beach is …

  • A Surfing Beach
  • Family Friendly
  • RNLI Lifeguarded

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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