The Beach Guide

Charlestown Beach

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. A little walk to the toilets in the main car park, but not too far. Small shipwreck museum open in the season.


Car park near harbour