The Beach Guide

Beaches near St Austell

Map featuring St Austell beaches. Click on pins to view beach details

The beach guide has 7 beaches listed in and around the town of St Austell.

  • Porthpean Beach

    Porthpean Beach

    A safe, sandy, sheltered beach popular with families. The cliffs to the east are used by nesting birds,…

    lifeguarded car park
  • Duporth Beach

    Duporth Beach

    Private sandy beach with all year dog ban. Safe for swimming. Interesting geology.

    car park
  • Charlestown Beach

    Charlestown Beach

    Sandy beach with area of pebbles of geological interest. No dogs. There are a number of small caves…

    car park
  • Pentewan Beach

    Pentewan Beach

    A large sandy beach, excellent for swimming and all water sports - swimming, surfing, windsurfing, sea…

    lifeguarded car park
  • Carlyon Bay

    Carlyon Bay

    The beach is a stretch of almost 2 miles of coarse sand, steeply shelving in places. However, the beach…

    car park
  • Mevagissey Beach

    Mevagissey Beach

    Located about a quarter of a mile up the coast from the working harbour of Mevagissey is Polstreath…

    dog friendly car park
  • Polgaver Beach

    Polgaver Beach

    This used to be one of the most popular nudist beaches in the area but the recent controversial development…