The Beach Guide

Carne Beach

  • Carne Beach

Gerrans Bay is on the south coast of the Roseland Peninsula between Nare Head and Porthscatho. The main beach is Pendower - a large sandy expanse. Safe for swimming but there can be a large swell.

Also known as:

Gerrans Bay

Type of beach


Lifeguard service

No lifeguard cover

Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed all year

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Disabled access

Good facilities for a relatively remote beach. Easy access from National Trust car park next to beach



OS grid ref.

SW 9070 3818


The restaurant at the Nare Hotel is open to non-residents. Other amenities in Portscatho, Gerrans, Veryan and St. Mawes.


Limited parking is available at the beach.