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Godrevy Head Hayle
#36 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
The scenery here is dramatic with high cliffs, lots of wildflowers, wide beaches, a picturesque lighthouse on an island and views over to St.Ives and beyond when the weather permits.
Dramatic part of the West Cornwall coastline, accessible with NT parking, superb views of one of the best beaches, and Godrevy Lighthouse very close.
Godrevy Gwithian
#38 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
Beautiful scenery, top surfing destination, National Trust parking, coastal walks, seals, sandy beaches, swimming, good cafe, famous lighthouse on an island.
One of the best surf beaches I've seen in the UK! Amazing waves.
#39 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
Beautiful soft golden sand which is great for sandcastles adds to the pleasure of visiting this beach and watching the trains arrive at St Ives station along the coastline makes this one of our favourite beaches.
There are lots of magnificent beaches in Cornwall, but Porthminster has it all; it is pretty, full if character, has a little cafe and traditional beach shop, the well renowned Porthminster Cafe (which I have revi...
Gwithian Beach St Ives
#42 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
you can travel the globe, seeking out beautiful sandy beaches and there are some amazing beaches around the globe....and one of the most amazing on the planet is Hayle beach....it is vast, stretching for over 3 mi...
A wonderful beach which has everything you need - rock pools, glorious sandy beaches, a lovely cafe, even wild seals if you walk up to the National Trust site.
Perranporth Beach Perranporth
#44 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
unspoilt quaint best clean beaches fab lifeguards we watched the beach getting cleaned every morning, Perranporth is a treasure what ever you are doing keep your magic going love love love x
The south of England right down the bottom of Cornwall there are some stunning beaches , almost makes you feel you are in the Mediterranean .Perranporth is one of the best beaches , great clean sand and calm seas.
Porth Joke Beach Crantock
#47 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
Well worth the walk, this is one of the loveliest beaches in Cornwall, great for families and dogs, little inlets in the rocks act as windbreaks, good waves for bodyboarding and gentle slope into the sea.
... park ;approx 20 cars can fit in) is a 10min walk away or park in West Pentire and walk in over the hill .Either way you get to this beach you'll be rewarded with another one of Cornwall's picturesque beaches .
#48 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
one of the best beaches in north cornwall, one of the 'seven bays for seven days', this is an amazing beach with great surfing, a wonderful natural salt water swimming pool, an island with hidden ponds, a Youth Ho...
highly recommended if you want an ocean beach as apposed to the also lovely estuary beaches nearby in Padstow and Rock.
Porthcurno Porthcurno
#49 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
Having visited beaches all around the world this rates amongst the best it is simply stunning with crystal clear waters and beautiful soft sand the views from the Minack let you truly appreciate its beauty.
Porthcurno has to be up in my top five beaches, love to come here just relax and watch the world go by, the sea is beautiful for a dip or snorkelling you can go for a cliff side walk up to the Minack theatre or vi...
Crantock Beach Crantock
#50 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
We’re regular Cornwall visitors - we’ve been to plenty of beaches: Porthtowan, Polkerris, Padstow, Perranporth, as well as those in Newquay and St Ives - this trumps them all.
Superb sands, vast expanse of beach lining the river and the open sea, when the sun is shining this is the place to be if you like sandy beaches.
#51 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
This is one of the best beaches in cornwall, Three miles long you can see Godrevy lighthouse and some outstanding veiws of Carbis Bay and St Ives.
Amazing beaches!!! Like being abroad!!! Lovely lovely place!!! Without a doubt I will return!!!
#52 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
This is a must do destination, beautiful and typical of Cornwall’s finest beaches, amazing, ice creams are good too, have one and sit on the rocks and enjoy.
I had wondered why there was so much emphasis on tides, before seeing the dramatic changes, here and at other beaches: from rocky to sandy, from impassable to inviting a stroll, or, like here in Trebarwith, from s...
Watergate Bay Newquay
#53 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
Simply one of the best beaches in the UK in my opinion with great watersports facilties and surf school as well as great hotel and restaurants.
Clean, sandy, surfer friendly beaches - excellent eateries (Jamie Oliver's "Fifteen" Restaurant) and cafes with toilet facilities nearby.
#60 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
Away from the beach, climb the hill and the view along this rugged coastline, interspersed with amazing beaches, is pretty spectacular too.
Trevone bay is just beatiful, fantastic beaches and we saw the best sunsets ever.
#61 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
Go here, it is in our opinion one of the best beaches in the area, Best really when the tide is out, though our pups (its a dog friendly beach) loved it whatever!
Having been lucky enough to visit many beautiful beaches in the world, Constantine Bay is right up there for it's sheer beauty and the fact that it is unspoilt.
#63 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
I love this beach x lovely blue sea x great side views of a old chapel that you can walk up to and take photos, look in the window to see the inside, take high photos of the lovely beAches this one and others arou...
... our daughter loved playing in the lovely sand and you have more shelter from the winds than in most beaches in the area - there's good café that's licensed and lovely clean public loos at the top of the hill g...
Porthmeor Beach St Ives
#65 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
One of my absolute favourite beaches to visit in St Ives, best place for watching or partaking in a surf with stunning panoramic views.
Possibly one of the nicest beaches I've visited in the U.K. Clean beach clean water just lovely and perfect for families or relaxing
Porthtowan Beach Porthtowan
#67 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
One of the loveliest beaches in the country with great scenery, fabulous sand and safe bathing/surfing courtesy of the RNLI.
Have had a few Cornish beach holidays over the last few years and visited quite a lot of the northern beaches.
#68 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
In my opinion one of the best beaches in Cornwall, situated on the coastal path where you get some fantastic views of the beach from different perspectives.
I've been to many great beaches up and down the UK but I have to say Holywell is the nicest I've been to .
#69 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
One of the most charming beaches in UK! Sandy shores, dramatic rocks, a lovely sea pool for the swimmers and wild waves for the surfers - all this at a stone throw from a couple of great hotels, B&B's and restaura...
Lovely clean beaches, and also excellent clean and tidy cafes and play areas close by, at this time of year dogs are allowed on the beaches.
Porth Beach Newquay
#70 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
A little beach quieter than most in Newquay, It's a bit further from the main town but has lovely walks along the cliff edge to other little beaches such as Lusty Glaze.
Fantastic beach, with rock pools, caves and hidden beaches, the tide coming in is well worth watching.
Rock Beach Rock
#76 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
One of our favourite beaches in Cornwall........the beach seems endless and when the tide is out you can walk all the way to Daymer Bay have a lovely cup of tea and walk back again .
Great sandy beaches dog friendly and full of chatty friendly people..a must for photographers.
#77 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
One of the best beaches we found this year if you are with National Trust its free parking get there early though as the car park is usually full by 10am
In my opinion, this is one of the most amazing beaches on the North coast.
#78 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
Beautiful beach dog friendly for part of the year as are a lot of beaches in Cornwall, but more than made up for the cold weather with a fabulous cafe/restaurant on the beach Gylly Beach Cafe
One of the Excellent beaches in the UK.
Fistral Beach Newquay
#79 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
Cornwall has this amazing stunning landscape with beautiful beaches - including Fistral Beach - lovely long walks along the beach and headland, great places to eat right on the beach.
I think this is the best of Newquay's beaches it has a beautiful sandy beach and it's great to watch the surfers but my favourite is to go on the rocks with a book there are some amazing views and it is really pea...
#80 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
One of the most amazing beaches with lots of water sport activities - but even better was simply walking across the beach and admiring the view - stunning and well worth a visit.
Absolutely amazing beach sea was so calm and tranquil one of the best beaches I've been on.
Tolcarne Beach Newquay
#81 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
You can also access Lusty Glaze Great western and Towan beaches at times when the tide permits.
... perfect for our little ones as it left small pools of water they could splash in As with most of Newquay beaches it is a steep hill down to the beach which our little ones did struggle with but was still worth...
Harlyn Bay Padstow
#84 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
Staying nearby, went for a long walk along the beaches, nice and clean, blue waters, plenty of lifeguards nearby, when you have the weather you cannot beat Cornwall beaches.
You need to see Harlyn Bay when you are visiting Padstow because it has one of the most inspiring, breathtaking and scenic beaches i have ever feasted my eyes on.
#86 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
Definitely worth a trip, especially if you park all day and walk to Summerleaze along thw beaches then back along the coastal path for some spectacular views.
Without doubt, one of the most beautiful beaches in North Cornwall (and there are several other great contenders).
Carbis Bay Beach Carbis Bay
#87 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
Absolutely gorgeous amazing beach lovely sands and really good waves for the kids and grown ups very safe as there is plenty of lifeguards on duty so you always feel safe absolutely love ST Ives the beaches and co...
Probably one of the finest beaches in the UK, so long and sandy it's absolutely fabulous, To look down on it from above is an absolute joy, Perfect.
#89 of 426 Outdoor Activities in Cornwall
Match: Beaches
This beach is just a short walk from the town centre, and, like all the local beaches is clean and perfect for kids.
Beautiful beach for families - perfect clean sand for building castles, rock pools full of marine wonder, safe paddling in clean water, swimming overseen by conscientious life guards in dedicated area.