Harlyn Bay Beach, Cornwall

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Harlyn Bay beach is a good all-round family beach, great sand, safe paddling beach, surfing, rock pools to explore and coastal walks.

Harlyn is near Padstow, to the east of Trevose Head which means it is more protected than those exposed directly to the Atlantic rollers, with another good beach option with a similar aspect being its neighbour Trevone Bay.

The beach ar Harlyn can get busy in part due to it being what you expect from a Cornish beach.

Facilities at the beach include parking, shop, toilets, lifeguards in summer and a pub nearby.

Harlyn Bay Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year. Harlyn Bay Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 15 beaches around Padstow, 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.

Weather


Our weather forecast for Padstow in Cornwall

Today (Saturday, May 08)
Expect a temperature in the range 12.5℃ to 12.8℃ with a wind speed 9.5 m/sec (SSW)
Sunday, May 09
Expect a temperature in the range 10.4℃ to 11℃ with a wind speed 5.4 m/sec (SSW)
Monday, May 10
Expect a temperature in the range 9.4℃ to 9.9℃ with a wind speed 6.6 m/sec (S)
Tuesday, May 11
Expect a temperature in the range 9.1℃ to 9.6℃ with a wind speed 7.4 m/sec (S)
Wednesday, May 12
Expect a temperature in the range 7.9℃ to 9.4℃ with a wind speed 5.8 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, May 13
Expect a temperature in the range 8.2℃ to 9.6℃ with a wind speed 3.1 m/sec (NW)
Friday, May 14
Expect a temperature in the range 8.8℃ to 10.1℃ with a wind speed 2.3 m/sec (NW)


Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK


Tides

Our tide forecast for Harlyn Bay Beach in Cornwall.

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1 Review on “Harlyn Bay Beach, Cornwall”

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  • Barnsey Post author

    A nice big beach although does not have a lot of facilities. We only visited as this is east facing and some of the other beaches were a bit too rough to take out bodyboards. You do need to put up with a few dogs running around.

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