Trevone Bay

Trevone is a popular beach with both surfers and families. The main beach is sandy inlet that is actually far deeper than it is wide. To either side of this expanse of golden sand are rocky ledges which are home to some great rock pools.

However, if it's rock pools you're after try the aptly named Rocky Beach (Newtrain Bay) next door. Here you'll find not only great rock pools to explore but a big tidal pool ideal for splashing around in.

With its gently sloping sand swimming is generally safe at Trevone and RNLI lifeguards are present in the summer months. Please note there can be a strong rip current on the right side of the beach at times.

The rocks in around Trevone are of particular interest and the area is Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Of particular interest though is the blow-hole known as Round Hole; an 80ft (25m) deep hole in the cliffs formed from a collapsed cave.

The beach is located around 2 miles west of Padstow making it easy to get to from this popular town. On the minus side, with all Trevone's great features, it can get quite busy in the summer.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service

RNLI lifeguard Summer cover daily from 19 May to 30 September

Dogs friendly beach?

Seasonal dog ban. Dogs are not allowed on the beach from 15th May to 30th September / 10am to 6pm

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Disabled access

Easy access from the car park

OS grid ref.

SW 8913 7602


Backing right onto the village of Trevone there are no shortage of amenities within a stone's throw of the beach. The beach itself has toilets, cafe and a shop.


There are two large car parks at either end of the beach as well as a few parking spaces next to the beach.

Trevone Bay Reviews


Sep 17th 2021

We were introduced to Trevone about 6 years ago and have enjoyed a superb holiday with our Grandchildren each year.
Ideal for all children with its Sandy beach and a rocky beach next door.

Aug 30th 2021

Lovely beach but was also sent a parking ticket even though I paid.

Aug 30th 2021

Beautiful find on our way back to holiday home from a day out, lovely pizzas and cider from the beach bar/cafe…. tide was out, has the best evening playing in the rock pools and stream out to the sea, kids absolutely loved it ????

Aug 30th 2021

Beach is ok. Car park one to avoid.
Despite paying and displaying, a few days after returning from holiday I got a pcn through, as did a friend who went to the beach a few days before.
Pizzas from the local bar/cafe were a little underwhelming and took almost 2 hours to make from order - so not great when you have hungry little ones.

In all, I won’t be returning. Many many nicer beaches nearby, with better facilities and reliable parking.