North coast:


Fistral beach (Newquay)

A popular beach with locals and holidaymakers a like. Lifeguard and first aid facilities.

Facilities- dog friendly, toilets, showers, cafe, parking, disabled access, surf hire


Bude Summerleaze and Crooklets

Great beaches for surfing and close to Bude, lifeguarded with an outdoor pool.

Facilities- parking, toilets, showers, cafe



Polzeath Beach

Popular beach for learning to surf. Blue flag beach which has a lifeguard service at times.

Facilities- parking, toilets, cafe


Constantine bay

Sandy west facing bay, popular for swimming and surfing.

Facilities- car park, dog friendly, accessible



Daymer Bay

A secluded beach which is sheltered.

Facilities- toilets, cafe, dog friendly- open in season



Treyarnon Bay

North-west facing sandy cove with rock pools.

Facilities- parking, accessible



Mawgan Porth beach

A sandy beach which is sheltered from the wind. Lifeguard in the summer months.

Facilities- dog friendly, parking, cafe, toilets, surf hire



South coast:


Whitsand Bay

A 3 mile long sand beach. Lifeguard summer cover.

Facilities- toilet, cafe, dog friendly-for cafe customers



Plaidy Beach

Situated in Looe, sand and rock beach.

Facilities- parking, toilets, dog friendly



This is just a selection of the beaches in cornwall.