Guide to Cornwall's beaches

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.

  1. Benoath Cove

    Benoath Cove

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

    dog friendly
  2. Bossiney Cove

    Bossiney Cove

    Picturesque small cove which joins up with neighbouring Benoath cove on low…

    dog friendly
  3. Breakwater Beach

    Breakwater Beach

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

    dog friendly
  4. Crackington Haven Beach

    Crackington Haven Beach

    Set between imposing cliffs at the end of a narrow valley and backing right…

  5. Crooklets Beach

    Crooklets Beach

    The small beach of Crooklets ajoins Summerleaze and Northcott Mouth at low…

    lifeguarded good surf
  6. Daymer Bay

    Daymer Bay

    Good sized stretch of sand bordered by dunes and sandhills. It is comparatively…

    dog friendly
  7. Duckpool Beach

    Duckpool Beach

    Nestled between high cliffs, with the imposing Steeple Point to the right,…

  8. Epphaven Beach

    Epphaven Beach

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

  9. Greenaways Beach

    Greenaways Beach

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

  10. Lundy Bay

    Lundy Bay

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

  11. Marshland Mouth Beach

    Marshland Mouth Beach

    A very quiet and peaceful beach set in the Welcombe and Marshland Valleys Nature…

  12. Millook Haven Beach

    Millook Haven Beach

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

    dog friendly good surf
  13. Northcott Mouth Beach

    Northcott Mouth Beach

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

    dog friendly lifeguarded
  14. Polzeath Beach

    Polzeath Beach

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

    lifeguarded good surf
  15. Port Gaverne Beach

    Port Gaverne Beach

    A small and sheltered beach on the north Cornwall coast, Port Gaverne beach…

    dog friendly
  16. Port Isaac Beach

    Port Isaac Beach

    Port Isaac's popularity has exploded over recent years largely due to its association…

    dog friendly
  17. Port Quin Beach

    Port Quin Beach

    Port Quin Beach is an unspoilt cove facing the Atlantic Ocean that sits in…

  18. Sandy Mouth Beach

    Sandy Mouth Beach

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

    dog friendly lifeguarded good surf
  19. Stanbury Mouth Beach

    Stanbury Mouth Beach

    Limited access means this small sand and rock beach is usually quiet, if not…

  20. Summerleaze Beach

    Summerleaze Beach

    Located within easy walking distance of Bude town centre Summerleaze is a popular…

    dog friendly lifeguarded
  21. The Strangles Beach

    The Strangles Beach

    The Strangles beach is located on a stretch of the North Cornish coast known…

    dog friendly
  22. Tintagel Beach

    Tintagel Beach

    Located at the bottom of the valley and in the shadow of Tintagel Castle is…

    dog friendly
  23. Trebarwith Strand Beach

    Trebarwith Strand Beach

    The ever popular beach of Trebarwith Strand is located around two miles south…

    dog friendly lifeguarded
  24. Tregardock Beach

    Tregardock Beach

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

  25. Welcombe Mouth Beach

    Welcombe Mouth Beach

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

    dog friendly
  26. Widemouth Beach

    Widemouth Beach

    The beach at Widemouth Bay is a wide expanse of open sand stretching nearly…

    dog friendly lifeguarded good surf