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Beaches in Cornwall


With over 250 miles of coast, Cornwall has one of the most varied and beautiful coastlines in the UK with over 300 beaches.

Browse the list of beaches in Cornwall, find out whether the beach is accessible and what facilities are available such as toilets and cafe.

Find year-round dog friendly beaches and  beaches that operate a seasonal dog ban.

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Find out which beaches in Cornwall will be flying the prestigious Blue Flag this summer,

Seven of our beaches have achieved Blue Flag status this season and nine beaches have received Seaside Awards. 

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Find out which of Cornwall's beaches offer a lifeguard service.
Read our beach safety tips and find out about beach safety signs and public rescue equipment.
Remember to check the tide times before you go.
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Clean bathing water is important in Cornwall as the sea is used for a variety of activities.
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All-terrain wheelchairs also known as sand chairs have been designed for outdoor use and have large inflatable wheels which allow them to roll over sand and pebbles easily. Find a beach near you which has sand chairs available to hire.
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Learn about some of the wildlife you may see on the beaches in Cornwall including jellyfish, weever fish and those animals which live in rock pools and sand dunes.
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