Gyllyngvase beach, locally known as Gylly beach, is a very popular gently shelving sandy beach with rock pools to explore. This is the largest of the Falmouth beaches overlooked by Read more [...]
Nearest Seaside Award Beaches Cornwall
Seaside Award beaches in Cornwall, United Kingdom. Unlike the Blue Flag beach award, each country also has its own seaside award to signify a good standard of beach and facilities. The awards evaluate a beach on water quality, information displays, environmental management, safety and services.
Below we list the current Cornwall beaches that hold a Seaside Award.
Porth beach is a sandy family beach with rock pools and backed by cliffs. At low tide you have a great expanse of sand but this does mean it can Read more [...]
Porthminster beach is in the town of St Ives and sits just below the railway station. Excellent for people who want to swim and spend time on the beach whilst Read more [...]
Newquay’s Great Western beach is a popular family beach, comprising of several west facing sandy coves, backed by towering cliffs, sheltering it and providing early morning natural shade. The beach Read more [...]
Black Rock beach sits on the south end of Widemouth Sands and marks the rockier end of this long beach, the north end being a large expanse of sand. The beach Read more [...]
Trevone Bay is a large gentle shelving sandy beach protected by cliffs on either side, the bay also has a number of alcoves which can provide some natural protection from Read more [...]
Porthtowan beach is a large sandy beach popular with both surfers (good for beginners) and families. The beach is also backed by a small dune area and as the tide Read more [...]
Widemouth Sands is a large sandy beach that is ideal for families and offers a variety of activities including swimming, traditional beach games, surfing and rock pools. Facilities include lifeguards Read more [...]
Porthmeor beach is perfect for families, as the beach sits in the town of St Ives and is overlooked by the Tate St Ives. The beach has good sand at the Read more [...]
Carbis Bay is a sandy beach about a mile east of St Ives and a resort in its own right. Very safe bathing due to sheltered aspect and calm sea. Read more [...]
Sennen Cove is in the far west of Cornwall, tucked into the corner of Whitesand bay on the Penwith peninsula. In the summer walk the coast path and experience one Read more [...]
Summerleaze beach is located within a short walk of Bude town centre making it a very popular family sandy beach. However, as it is so large at low tide it never Read more [...]