The Beach Guide

Charlestown Beach

  • Charlestown Beach
  • charlestown-cove

Sandy beach with area of pebbles of geological interest. No dogs. There are a number of small caves in the cliffs but beware of rock falls. Nearby Charlestown Harbour is home to tall ships and has been used as a film setting for many films and TV series.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service

No lifeguard cover

Dogs friendly beach?

All year dog ban in force

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Disabled access

There is a gently slope down to the beach on the southern side of the harbour


PL25 3NJ

OS grid ref.

SX 0402 5153


Pubs and other amenities around harbour area. Small shipwreck museum open in the season.


Car park near harbour