Cornwall is a great place for holidays with a huge selection
of beaches along the north Cornish coast. Many of the beaches
can be surfed and there are plenty of seaside towns to visit,
such as Perranporth or Bude.
There are picturesque coastal villages to visit too, such
as Port Isaac or Boscastle. Also of interest is the ruined
castle at Tintagel, rumoured to be the Camelot of Arthurian
the walker, the coastal scenery is spectacular and inland
the north of Bodmin Moor can be explored, including Brown
Willy the highest point in Cornwall. The Camel Trail can
also be walked or cycled.
In the west Portreath,
Porthtowan and Chapel
Porth are good surfing beaches and from Chapel Porth
there is great walking to St Agnes Head. At St Agnes is
another surfing beach at
and a small pebble beach at
a big seaside town with a huge two mile long surfing beach.
North of Perranporth is
Holywell Bay, Porth
Joke and the huge sandy beach of Crantock
North of Crantock are the surfing beaches at Fistral
Beach and Newquay.
North of Newquay is a nice sweep of sandy coastline with
east facing beaches all of which can be surfed, including
Bay, Mawgan Porth, Bedruthan
Treyarnon Bay, Constantine
Bay and Boobys Bay.
From Boobys Bay, there is great walking around scenic Trevose
Head and its lighthouse. East Of Trevose Head are the beaches
at Mother Iveys Bay,
Harlyn Bay and Trevone
The north of Cornwall is split into two by the Camel Estuary
and the Camel Trail can be walked or cycled from Padstow
to Wadebridge and beyond. Padstow
is a nice harbour town to visit, with a fabulous stretch
of sand which stretches along the west bank of the Camel.
On the west of the Camel is another super stretch of sand
from Rock to Daymer
Bay. North of Daymer Bay is the super surfing beach
East of Polzeath are the small coves at Lundy
Bay, Port Quin, Port Isaac and Port
Strand is another popular surfing beach and there is
another sandy beach at
Tregardock Beach, but there is limited parking here. There is
a small and picturesque cove at Bossiney
Further north is the surfing beach at Crackington
Haven with its impressive cliffs. There are also some
quieter beaches at The
Strangles and Millook.
North of Millook is the big beach at Widemouth
and then the big seaside town of Bude
which has a great beach at Summerleaze Beach and at Crooklets
North of Bude are more surfing beaches at Northcott
region is easily accessible via the A30, A38 and A39 roads.