Guide to Cornwall's beaches

Beaches near Looe

Map featuring Looe beaches. Click on pins to view beach details

The beach guide has 7 beaches listed in and around the town of Looe.

  1. Looe Beach

    Looe Beach
    toilets beach cafe car park

    The beach in East Looe sits directly in front of the old town, sheltered from the west by the famous Banjo Pier and overlooked from the east by the hillside of Mount Ararat. Whatever reservations you may have about the town…

  2. Plaidy Beach

    Plaidy Beach
    dog friendly car park

    Plaidy is a small sand and shingle beach located next to Millendreath beach, just around the corner from Looe. It is a nice summer get away spot as it is a bit of a hike over the hill from Looe and there isn't really any…

  3. Hannafore Beach

    Hannafore Beach
    dog friendly toilets car park

    Stretching from Hannafore Point to the outskirts of Looe sits Hannafore Beach, a quiet, south east facing beach. It is predominantly a shingle beach that reveals some coarse sand and an extensive reef with rock pools at…

  4. Millendreath Beach

    Millendreath Beach
    beach cafe car park

    Close to the resort town of Looe is Millendreath Beach. A south facing beach Millendreath lies at the foot of a wooded valley in a sheltered cove that during low tide has pleasant soft sands and numerous rock pools to explore.…

  5. Talland Bay

    Talland Bay
    dog friendly toilets beach cafe car park

    Located midway between Looe and Polperro are the secluded twin coves of Talland Bay. This section of the Cornish coast is surprisingly unspoilt and is designated both an Area of Outstanding Beauty and a Heritage Coast. Both…

  6. Seaton Beach

    Seaton Beach
    dog friendly toilets beach cafe car park

    Seaton Beach is located at the foot of the wooded Hessenford valley on what is a relatively quiet stretch of the Cornish coast. The River Seaton meanders across the beach here and acts as a focal point for children who can…

  7. Polperro Beach

    Polperro Beach
    toilets beach cafe car park

    Situated on Cornwall's south coast is Polperro, viewed by many as one of the county's most picturesque fishing villages. A jumble of whitewashed cottages spilling down the harbour, Polperro's charms are a magnet for visitors.…