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Description:Padstow is a picturesque harbour town on the western banks of the Camel Estuary. To the north of Padstow and accessible by the coast path is a super stretch of sand from St Georges Cove to Harbour Cove and Hawkers Cove. The walk from Padstow to St Georges Cove takes about 20 minutes. There are great views across the estuary

Safety:No details available. See Beach Safety Guide

Access:The beaches are accessible from the coast path which is sloping in places

Dogs:Dogs are banned at St Georges Cove from Easter Day to October 1. Dogs are allowed at Harbour Cove and Hawkers Cove

Directions:Padstow is approximately 8 miles from Wadebridge. Take the A39 west from Wadebridge or the A39 from the Highgate Hill roundabout (on the A30 near Indian Queens). If travelling from the Wadebridge direction, about 3 miles west of Wadebridge turn right onto the A389 (signposted to Padstow). Continue on the A389 and about a mile after Little Petherick at a junction turn right to continue on the A389 to Padstow. If travelling from the A30, turn north onto the A39 at the Highgate Hill roundabout and continue north on the A39 until the Winnards Perch roundabout and here turn left onto the B3274 (signposted to Padstow). Continue on this road which becomes the A389 and continue on this road to Padstow

Parking:Plenty of parking in Padstow

Toilets:Toilets in Padstow

Facilities:Shops, cafés in Padstow. Tea garden at the Coastguard Houses at Hawkers Cove

Activities:Boat trips from Padstow

Nearby Beaches:Newquay (14 miles), Porth (13 miles), Watergate Bay (12 miles), Mawgan Porth (9 miles), Bedruthan Steps (7 miles), Porthcothan (5 miles), Treyarnon Bay (5 miles),
Constantine Bay (4 miles), Boobys Bay (4 miles), Mother Iveys Bay (4 miles),
Harlyn Bay (4 miles), Trevone Bay (2 miles), Rock (14 miles), Daymer Bay (15 miles), Polzeath (16 miles)


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