Widemouth Sands Beach (Cornwall)

  • Information

    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 in the summer, cafes, pub/shop on the cliff, and parking.

    Widemouth Sands Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    Widemouth Sands Beach has dog restrictions. Widemouth Sands does not allow dogs between Easter and October, although, Black Rock beach at the south end of the bay does allow dogs.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Bude, 215 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Beach Water Quality
    Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
    • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
    • Good: generally good water quality
    • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
    • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
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