Par Sands is a sheltered sandy shallow dropping beach with sand dunes. Car park, shop, cafe and toilets. Dogs allowed.
Find The Nearest Beach Cornwall
Planning a trip to Cornwall and looking for the nearest beaches. Cornwall has over 200 beaches split over two beautiful coastlines. On the northern and west Atlantic shore, it is exposed and wild with sheer cliffs and beaches of fine golden sand to be found at the likes of Watergate Bay, Perranporth, St Ives and Bude. On the English Channel south Cornwall coast the white, sandy beaches are more sheltered like at Falmouth. This coastline is known as the Cornish Riviera as it’s more temperate with fine fishing villages.
Finding the right Cornwall beach is easy – simply explore the links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search at the top of the page to plan your next Cornwall beach visit.
Appletree Bay beach is approximately 1 km of fine white sand backed by sand dunes that look out over the Tresco Flats towards Bryher and Samson. The beach has no facilities.
Pelistry Bay beach is located on the eastern coast of St Mary’s and offers a great sandy beach with interesting rocks. At low tide, you can access Toll’s island via a Read more [...]
Towan beach consists a large crescent of sand and pebbles with rock pools at low tide. Can be an exposed beach with an easterly wind. Parking and access to the beach Read more [...]
Godrevy and Leggan Coves are two beaches separated by Leggan Point. To access Leggan Cove you will need low tide to go around the point from Godrevy. The beach is Read more [...]
Porthilly Cove beach at Rock is a mile long sandy beach with dunes located across the Camel estuary from Padstow. A foot passenger ferries visitors between Padstow and Rock daily, Read more [...]
Hugh Town has two beaches with this one being not as sandy as it’s southerly neighbour Porthcressa beach. This means most visitors to Hugh Town head the short distance to Porthcressa. Read more [...]
Millendreath beach (Black Rock Beach) is sheltered at the end of a valley between rocks and is a sandy beach with rock pools. This is a private beach attached to the Read more [...]
Flushing has several small areas of sand all with scenic views across the Penryn river to Falmouth. To get to the beach you need to drive through the village and Read more [...]
Smuggler’s Cove and Western Cove are sandy beaches with rocks. Good views from the coast path but no access down to the beach, although if you do want to visit Read more [...]
Piskies Cove is part of the Prussia Cove group of Coves, a small very isolated cove that is good for swimming but at high tide the beach disappears. Large flat Read more [...]
Lusty Glaze Beach in Newquay is a privately owned beach, this gorgeous cove nestles on the edge of the stunning north coast of Cornwall. Lusty Glaze beach is a great Read more [...]