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Gwithian Towans Beach

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Description:Gwithian Towans Beach is effectively the middle part of Hayle Sands, a huge sandy beach which stretches from the Hayle Estuary to Gwithian Towans and Godrevy Point. Gwithian Towns Beach is popular with surfers and for families there is plenty of sand

Access:The main Gwithian Towans car park is close to the beach. There is a short sloping path to the beach

Dogs:Dogs are banned at Gwithian Towans beach from 1st May to September 30th (8am to 7pm)

Directions:Gwithian Towans is about 4 miles from Hayle and 20 miles from Truro. Approach Hayle on the A30 from east or west. At the Loggans Moor roundabout take the turning for Hayle. Shortly after the roundabout there is a double roundabout. At the 2nd roundabout turn right onto the Gwithian/Portreath road the B3301. Shortly before Gwithian turn left onto a small road to Gwithian Towans (signposted to Gwithian Towans)

Parking:Just after the turning to Gwithian Towans there are two small car parks. You can park here and walk across the dunes to pick up the coast path to Gwithian Towans. There is a much larger car park at Gwithian Towans

Toilets:Yes at Gwithian Towans



Safety:There are extensive sand dunes above the beach but the dunes end abruptly at 30 foot cliffs which are crumbly

Nearby Beaches: Porth Curno (20 miles), Sennen Cove (20 miles), St Ives (10 miles),
Carbis Bay (7 miles), Porth Kidney Sands (6 miles), Hayle (3 miles), Godrevy (1 mile),

Marazion (11 miles)

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