Visit Carlyon Bay
Carlyon Bay area includes three beaches, Crinnis Beach, Shorthorn Beach and Polgaver Beach. The South West Coast Path runs along the cliff top and along the golf course, which surrounds the bay.
Did you Know? Much of the sand on the beach is actually waste material from the china clay industry known as “stent”
At the far eastern end of the bay was Cornwall’s first official nudist beach! The Polgaver Naturist Bay was officially opened by the comedian Freddie Starr in 1971, however Polgaver is no longer a naturist beach.
This beach is …
Have a great day out along the coast.
Coast Local Links
South West Cornwall
Taking a trip to the beach. Get there by train or car.
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Map of Carlyon Bay
Explore the UK coastline
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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