Beaches near St Austell

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

Looking for a beach near me? The Cornwall Beaches guide has 7 listed in and close to St Austell to choose from. We've put the beaches in order of nearest first, but none are more than a few miles from St Austell.

  • Porthpean Beach

    Porthpean Beach

    Porthpean is probably the best of St Austell's beaches, although a little on the small side. Backed…

    Beach cafe Toilets
  • Duporth Beach

    Duporth Beach

    This private beach remains relatively quiet right throughout the year despite its proximity to St Austell,…

  • Charlestown Beach

    Charlestown Beach

    Sandy beach with area of pebbles of geological interest. There are a number of small caves in the cliffs…

    Beach cafe Toilets
  • Pentewan Beach

    Pentewan Beach

    A large stretch of near-white sand, Pentewan Sands is located between St Austell and the fishing village…

    Lifeguarded beach Beach cafe Toilets
  • Carlyon Bay

    Carlyon Bay

    Set at the heart of St Austell Bay, Carlyon Bay is a stretch of almost 2 miles of coarse sand. Actually…

    Beach cafe
  • Mevagissey Beach

    Mevagissey Beach

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

    Dog friendly beach
  • Polgaver Beach

    Polgaver Beach

    Located at the far end of Carlyon Bay, Polgaver was the first official nudist beach in Cornwall, inaugurated…

    Nudist / naturist