Guide to Cornwall's beaches

Treyarnon Bay

Treyarnon Bay Rockpool
Treyarnon Bay

A short walk from Constantine sits Treyarnon Bay, a clean and sandy north west facing beach backed by sand dunes and surrounded by low cliffs. To the north is Treyarnon Point and the south, Trethias Island, both of which provide some shelter. It is one of the most popular beaches in the area, especially with families because the expanse of soft sands and low waters. Indeed , it was recommended in the Marine Conservation Society Good Beach Guide in 2014 as one of the best family beaches in the Padstow area.
There are lots of sand and rock pools stretching round one side of the beach which are ideal for children to explore. These rockpools are teeming with life such as shrimps, crabs and small fish. There is even a natural "swimming pool" within the rocks to the north of the beach.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

RNLI lifeguard Summer cover daily from 5 May to 30 September

Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed all year

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Disabled access

Level access from the car park along with plenty of facilities including disabled toilets

Postcode

PL28 8JR

OS grid ref.

SW 8602 7380

Facilities

There are toilets at the top of the beach along with a small shop that is open during the summer months. Here you can also hire beach kit. For more facilities head into the village at St Merryn or just around the coast to Constantine

Parking

There is a large car park right next to the beach. Given the narrow lanes in and around Treyarnon there is very limited on- street parking

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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