The Beach Guide

Carbis Bay

  • Carbis Bay beach
  • carbis_bay

Large sheltered sandy beach suitable for families with plenty of facilities close by.
The beach is protected both by it's aspect and the large tree covered cliffs - a rarity on the North Cornish Coast. At lower tides it is possible to walk past the headland at the eastern end of the beach to Porthkidney Sands

Also known as:

Barrepta Cove

Type of beach


Lifeguard service

RNLI lifeguards daily from 7 July - 2 September

Dogs friendly beach?

Seasonal dog ban. Easter day to 1st October

dog friendly beaches »


TR26 2NW

OS grid ref.

SW 5287 3894


Beach shop, cafe and toilets. Also has a lost child centre, first aid post


Plenty of parking available in beachfront carpark


Blue Flag Award