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Par Sands Beach

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Description:Par Sands is a wide sandy beach popular with families. There is a huge expanse of sand at low tide and there is still some sand left at high tide. Facilities are close to the beach

Safety:No details available. See Beach Safety Guide

Access: Level access to the beach at Par Sands. The car park is next to the beach

Dogs:Dogs allowed all year on Par Sands Beach

Directions:The village of Par is less than 1 mile from St Blazey and 4 miles from St Austell. Approach St Blazey from the east or west on the A390. In St Blazey there are several routes to Par, including the A3082 (signposted to Par and Fowey). Follow the A3082 until a roundabout and here turn left (signposted to Par). Take the next left (again signposted to Par and Fowey). Follow this road under the railway bridge into Par. Here there is a one way system in operation. Follow the A3082 left around Par. Then at the next junction turn right and follow the A3082 under a second railway bridge, then turn right (signposted to Par Beach) and follow this road to the Par Sands car park. Alternatively, if approaching from the east on the A390, just after Lostwithiel turn onto the Fowey road the B3269. After several miles, turn left at a roundabout onto the A3082 and follow the road to Par Sands

Parking:1 large car park by Par Sands Beach

Toilets:Update June 2016. It is reported that the toilets are closed

Facilities:Pub, café, shop at Par Sands

Activities:Picnicking area at Par Sands

Nearby Beaches: Gorran Haven (13 miles), Pentewan (8 miles), Porthpean (5 miles),
Charlestown (3 miles), Polkerris (2 miles), Polridmouth (3 miles), Readymoney Beach (4 miles)

Photos of Par Sands provided by West Country Views
For more photos of Par Sands, visit Par Sands Photos
on the West County Views website

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