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

    Benoath Cove is a small, sandy beach that's only really there when the tide is low at which time it…

    Dog friendly beach
  • Bossiney Cove

    Bossiney Cove

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

    Dog friendly beach
  • Breakwater Beach

    Breakwater Beach

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

    Dog friendly beach
  • 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…

    Lifeguarded beach Beach cafe Toilets
  • Crooklets Beach

    Crooklets Beach

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

    Lifeguarded beach Beach cafe Toilets 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 beach Beach cafe Toilets
  • Duckpool Beach

    Duckpool Beach

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

    Toilets
  • 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 beach 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 beach Lifeguarded beach Beach cafe Toilets
  • Polzeath Beach

    Polzeath Beach

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

    Lifeguarded beach Beach cafe Toilets Blue Flag beach 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 beach Beach cafe
  • 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 beach Beach cafe Toilets
  • 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…

    Beach cafe
  • 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 beach Lifeguarded beach Beach cafe Toilets 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 beach Lifeguarded beach Beach cafe Toilets
  • 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 beach Nudist / naturist
  • 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 beach Beach cafe Toilets
  • 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 beach Lifeguarded beach Beach cafe Toilets
  • 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 beach
  • 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 beach Lifeguarded beach Beach cafe Toilets Blue Flag beach Good surf