Cornwall Beaches – Your Holiday Essentials
Cornwall beaches are some of the best in the country. There are hundreds of beaches along Cornwall’s coastline to choose from when you visit. However, not all beaches in Cornwall are created equally. Here we will explore what you can look forward to when you visit and why you should definitely make time to visit some of the top Cornwall beaches.
Which Cornwall beaches should be on the top of my list to visit?
So, while all Cornwall beaches are beautiful, there are those that stand out as downright spectacular. Here are some of our top picks that should definitely be on your bucket list as a holidaymaker.
This beach is immensely popular among vacationers who frequent Cornwall beaches. To give you some geographical context, the nearest town is St. Austell. It is safe and it is a huge hit during the summer months.
Beachgoers can enjoy swimming, windsurfing, and sailing at Porthpean Beach. Unfortunately, jet skiing is not allowed on this beach. Additionally, dogs are not permitted from Easter to the end of the summer months which understandably is a high traffic time. The beach is also properly equipped with a car park and adequate bathroom facilities. There is also a conveniently located snack bar.
Praa Sands Beach
This Cornwall beach is nestled between Porthleven and Perranuthnoe. It is excellent for families. It is safe for new swimmers and is a favorite among surfers. There are several shops and cafes on the beach, so there is no need to worry about packing refreshments. Toilets are provided for public use. If you are interested in camping, there are campsites not far from this beach that you can look into.
Additionally, Praa Sands Beach is cleaned regularly and patrolled by lifeguards. It also provides ample parking facilities for visitors.
Kyance Cove is one of the Cornish beaches that offers unforgettable scenery. If you are an artist, you may enjoy painting this coastline. The sands are white, and the rocks are green and dark red in color. When the tide is low, the rock pools and caves are the perfect haunts for nature explorers. You can ask about the Drawing room and the Parlour caves.
There is adequate parking for tourists. Dogs are not allowed on the beach during the summer months, but they can enjoy the beach throughout the rest of the year.
Harlyn Bay is located near Padstow. This Cornwall beach is ideal for both families and surfers. During winter, it can produce waves that are a surfer’s dream. The beach is a delight during the summer for swimmers and windsurfers. The lifeguards are on duty all summer long, so your safety is guaranteed. This beach only offers basic toilet facilities. However, dogs are allowed all year round!
Mawgan Porth Beach
This Cornwall beach is not far from Newquay. This beach is a bit off the beaten path and if you are not into crowded spaces, this is the perfect spot for you! It is ideal for swimming and cave exploration. Surfers also take advantage of the waves here.
No need to worry about refreshments, you can purchase what you need from the village nearby.
The splendour of Cornwall beaches continues to attract tourists from all around the world. A holiday to Cornwall is not complete without a visit to the beach. While this is just a small sample of Cornwall beaches, you are welcome to discover your own favourites.
Newquay offers plenty of places for tourists to stay when visiting. While staying at Avalon Guest House in Newquay, you will have easy access to the countryside and beaches and other attractions that it has to offer.
Avalon is a privately-owned non-smoking guest house, situated in a leafy residential part of the town.
We are only 250 metres from Tolcarne Beach and some half a mile from the town centre.
Our guest house is equipped for business travellers, family holidays, and those looking for a romantic retreat. We also happily accommodate surfing guests, especially for the yearly Boardmasters Competition. Avalon Guest House is also perfect for small groups travelling together.
Avalon Guest House is also perfect for small groups travelling together. Experience Cornish hospitality in your own affordable, stylish Cornish accommodation, home from home. We aim to offer the very best accommodation Cornwall could wish you to experience.