The Beach Guide

North Cornwall beaches

Map featuring North Cornwall beaches. Click on pins to view beach details

The beach guide has 26 beaches listed in North Cornwall.

  • Benoath Cove

    Benoath Cove

    Small sandy beach that's only really there at low tide when it joins up with neighbouring Bossiney beach

    dog friendly
  • Bossiney Cove

    Bossiney Cove

    Picturesque small cove which joins up with neighbouring Benoath cove on low tides. The beach is still…

    dog friendly
  • Breakwater Beach

    Breakwater Beach

    As the name suggests Breakwater Beach sits to the seaward side of Bude's breakwater, just across the…

    dog friendly
  • Crackington Haven Beach

    Crackington Haven Beach

    Set between imposing cliffs at the end of a narrow valley and backing right onto the village is Crackington…

  • Crooklets Beach

    Crooklets Beach

    The small beach of Crooklets ajoins Summerleaze and Northcott Mouth at low tide forming a larger bay.…

    lifeguarded good surf
  • Daymer Bay

    Daymer Bay

    Good sized stretch of sand bordered by dunes and sandhills. It is comparatively off the beaten track…

    dog friendly
  • Duckpool Beach

    Duckpool Beach

    Nestled between high cliffs, with the imposing Steeple Point to the right, Duckpool is one of the most…

  • Epphaven Beach

    Epphaven Beach

    Like its neighbour, Lundy Bay, the small beach of sand and rocks is only usable when the tide receeds.…

  • Greenaways Beach

    Greenaways Beach

    Tucked away in Trebetherick near Polzeath, Greenaways Beach is a hidden gem which is often overlooked…

  • Lundy Bay

    Lundy Bay

    On the north coast of Cornwall is Lundy Bay, close to Polzeath and Port Isaac, it is a small sheltered…

  • Marshland Mouth Beach

    Marshland Mouth Beach

    A very quiet and peaceful beach set in the Welcombe and Marshland Valleys Nature Reserve. This is very…

  • Millook Haven Beach

    Millook Haven Beach

    Situated in North Cornwall approximately two miles from Widemouth Bay and four miles from Bude, Millook…

    dog friendly good surf
  • Northcott Mouth Beach

    Northcott Mouth Beach

    Northcott Mouth is the main stretch of sand that at low tide joins up with Crooklets beach in the south…

    dog friendly lifeguarded
  • Polzeath Beach

    Polzeath Beach

    The popularity of Polzeath has grown over recent years. This results from the combination of a beautiful…

    lifeguarded good surf
  • Port Gaverne Beach

    Port Gaverne Beach

    A small and sheltered beach on the north Cornwall coast, Port Gaverne beach is a north west facing beach…

    dog friendly
  • Port Isaac Beach

    Port Isaac Beach

    Port Isaac's popularity has exploded over recent years largely due to its association with the TV series,…

    dog friendly
  • Port Quin Beach

    Port Quin Beach

    Port Quin Beach is an unspoilt cove facing the Atlantic Ocean that sits in a deep rocky inlet between…

  • Sandy Mouth Beach

    Sandy Mouth Beach

    Large (2km long) pebbley beach with lots of sand at lower tides when it connects up with other Bude…

    dog friendly lifeguarded good surf
  • Stanbury Mouth Beach

    Stanbury Mouth Beach

    Limited access means this small sand and rock beach is usually quiet, if not empty. Swimming can be…

  • Summerleaze Beach

    Summerleaze Beach

    Located within easy walking distance of Bude town centre Summerleaze is a popular beach. However, the…

    dog friendly lifeguarded
  • The Strangles Beach

    The Strangles Beach

    The Strangles beach is located on a stretch of the North Cornish coast known for its high cliffs. In…

    dog friendly
  • Tintagel Beach

    Tintagel Beach

    Located at the bottom of the valley and in the shadow of Tintagel Castle is the small, oft overlooked,…

    dog friendly
  • Trebarwith Strand Beach

    Trebarwith Strand Beach

    The ever popular beach of Trebarwith Strand is located around two miles south of Tintagel. It is one…

    dog friendly lifeguarded
  • Tregardock Beach

    Tregardock Beach

    Tregardock does not feel like it is located on one of the most popular stretches of coast in Cornwall.…

  • Welcombe Mouth Beach

    Welcombe Mouth Beach

    Welcombe Mouth is a very secluded and quiet beach just over the border in Devon. This hidden gems is…

    dog friendly
  • Widemouth Beach

    Widemouth Beach

    The beach at Widemouth Bay is a wide expanse of open sand stretching nearly 2 miles. Despite being only…

    dog friendly lifeguarded good surf