Whitsand Bay

Visit Whitsand Bay

Whitsand Bay is a long stretch of sandy beach, that runs from Rame Head to Portwrinkle. The area is popular with walkers of The South West Coast Path which winds its way along the cliff tops.

Whitsand Bay is known for surfing spot, although there are no facilities, and access to the beach can be difficult. There are RNLI Lifeguards on duty along the beach between May and October, as there can be dangerous currents.

Look out for the red flags at the western end of Whitsand Bay beach, which is closed during Tregantle Fort firing range operation.

This beach is dog friendly all year round.

This beach is …

  • A Surfing Spot
  • Dog friendly
  • Great for walks

What to see and do

  • Explore the coast

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Places to stay

  • Self catering cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

Header Image by janiank from Pixabay

Getting To Whitsand Bay

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

Map of Whitsand Bay Beach

Explore the UK coastline

beautiful beach on South West England coast

What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.

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Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

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