Guide to Cornwall's beaches

Blue Flag beaches in Cornwall

Porthmeor

Porthmeor, West Cornwall

Polzeath

Polzeath, North Cornwall

Gyllyngvase

Gyllyngvase, The Lizard and Falmouth

Porthminster

Porthminster, West Cornwall

Trevone Bay

Trevone Bay, North Cornish Coast

Widemouth

Widemouth, North Cornwall

Porthtowan

Porthtowan, North Cornish Coast

There are 7 Blue Flag beaches listed in Cornwall in 2016.

  • Porthmeor

    Porthmeor

    Porthmeor is arguably St Ives’ premier beach and as such one of Cornwall’s…

  • Polzeath

    Polzeath

    The popularity of Polzeath has grown over recent years. This results from the…

  • Gyllyngvase

    Gyllyngvase

    Good family beach, with life guard cover during the summer months. The gently…

  • Porthminster

    Porthminster

    Large sheltered sandy beach with all facilities one would expect on a Blue…

  • Trevone Bay

    Trevone Bay

    Trevone is a popular beach with both surfers and families. The main beach is…

  • Widemouth

    Widemouth

    The beach at Widemouth Bay is a wide expanse of open sand stretching nearly…

  • Porthtowan

    Porthtowan

    Porthtowan is another of Cornwall’s great North coast beaches which grows…