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A beach for every day in the week - Cornwall

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Beachside, Hayle 11 miles

Open sandy beach, safe bathing. Occasional good surf, ideal for novices. Lifeguards in attendance.

Carbis Bay 13 miles

A large sandy beach with safe bathing and almost always very calm conditions. Lovely spot for children and good parking. Dogs not allowed between Easter and 1st October.

Godrevy, Hayle 11 miles

A rocky beach adjacent to the island lighthouse with marvellous surfing conditions. The beach is perfectly safe if you keep away form the stretch of water between the island and the mainland due to the strong tides. Large car park. Dogs not allowed betwee

Gwithian 16 miles

Situated at the end of the long sandy beach at Hayle, it offers small coves and stretches of open sand with safe bathing, surfing conditions are generally favourable. It is sheltered on one side from the north east winds. Parking on dunes. Dogs not allowe

Hayle Towans 11 miles

On the Hayle estuary promontory there is a sandy cove with sand flats on the riverbank. Bathing is safe as long as you can stay away from the river itself which is dangerous. Ample parking. Dogs not allowed between Easter and 1st October & Lifeguards in a

Lamorna 16 miles

Small harbour surrounded by boulderclad foreshore. There is a small amount of sand in the harbour and safe bathing within the harbour limits. Small harbour car park.

Marazion 5 miles

Large car parks on the approach to the town. Long sandy beach with some access for the disabled and the causeway to St Michaels Mount at low tide. Interesting pebbles at high water mark. Ideal for watersports. Dogs not allowed between Easter and 1st Octob

Mexico Towans, Hayle 11 miles

On the north side of the Black Cliffs, with moderate surfing conditions and a sandy beach. Excellent for bathing. Large car park. Lifeguards in attendance.

Mousehole 13 miles

At the entrance to the village, there is a sandy beach with safe bathing and there are sandy areas in the harbour when the tide is low. On the road to Newlyn there is a rocky beach at Roskilly. Small Quay car park. Dogs not allowed between Easter and 1st

Pedn-Vounder 17 miles

Isolated stretch of sand almost totally covered at high tide. Moderately safe bathing but take care of the sandbank forming as the tide comes in. Difficult access.

Penberth 17 miles

A small National Trust owned fishing cove at the end of a very pretty valley. Very limited car parking. Best viewed from the Coastal footpath.

Penzance 9 miles

Penzance to Long Rock Along from Eastern Green there is a shingle beach turning to sand towards Marazion. Windsurfing schools are open to the public. Car Park. Dogs banned between Easter and 1st October on Long Rock Beach.

Perranuthnoe 6 miles

There is some parking close to the wide sandy beach which is safe for bathing and ideal for children. No currents but a large sandbank can be cut off at half tide. Dogs not allowed between Easter and 1st October.

Peter's Point, Hayle 11 miles

At Northern end of three miles of sand. Difficult access but this means it is often uncrowded and is a good alternative to the more popular Gwithian and Hayle. Moderate surfing conditions. Lifeguards in attendance.

Pisky Cove 9 miles

A small isolated cove south west of Prussia Cove. Good bathing, but at high tide, the beach becomes covered. There are large flat areas of rock suitable for sunbathing. Dogs allowed.

Porthcurno 18 miles

Beautiful sands situated beneath the cliffs of the Minack Theatre. Very safe bathing except on some occasions at high tide when the steep shelving can cause problems. Sunbather's paradise. Large car park. Dogs not allowed between Easter and 1st October &

Porthgwidden, St Ives 14 miles

Small sandy cove and delightful sun-trap with safe bathing but keep inside the line of buoys. Car park on The Island.

Porthkidney, Lelant 11 miles

There is a vast expanse of sand and a long walk to the beach. There are sand dunes behind and at low tide it is almost a mile to the water's edge. It is dangerous to bathe in the river but very safe in the sea if you keep between the flags. Plenty of room

Porthminster, St Ives 14 miles

A half mile of golden sands with calm sea conditions. Very safe for bathing, sheltered from most winds. Car parking by railway station. Scenic cliff walk to Carbis Bay. Dogs not allowed between Easter and 1st October & Lifeguards in attendance. Winner of

Prussia Cove 7 miles

This old world corner has a pebbly beach with safe bathing and seclusion. Car park. Dogs allowed.

St Ives Harbour 14 miles

Very sheltered with sandy areas in the harbour. A perfect sun-trap in the heart of the town. General parking available. Dogs not allowed between Easter and 1st October.

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