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Description:Hayle Beach is an excellent 3 mile sandy beach that stretches from the Hayle Estuary to Gwithian Towans and Godrevy Point. The lower half of the beach is close to the town of Hayle and comprises different sections of beach known as Hayle Towans, Black Cliff and Mexico Towans

Safety:Signs warn of strong currents in the Hayle river. Also risk of falling rocks from the cliffs. Lifeguards in summer. See Beach Safety Guide

Access:Access to the beach is via steps and sloping paths

Dogs:Dogs are banned on the beach from Harveys Towans to Godrevy from 1st May to September 30th (8am to 7pm)

Directions:Hayle is 20 miles from Truro. Approach Hayle on the A30 from east or west. At the Loggans Moor roundabout take the turning for Hayle (the B3301). Shortly after the roundabout there is a double roundabout. Go straight across. The first turning on the right is no entry. Take the second turning on the right and then follow the road through Phillack to the car park at Black Cliff. Alternatively after the double roundabout stay on the B3301. Park in Hayle town, cross the bridge and walk along the quay to Hayle Towans (takes 20-30 minutes). Alternatively drive across the bridge, drive along the quay and park at Hayle Towans

Parking:1 large car park at Black Cliff. There is also another car park at Hayle Towans and there are also car parks in Hayle town


Facilities:Pub at Black Cliff. Pubs, restaurants, shops in Hayle town


Nearby Beaches: Porth Curno (16 miles), Sennen Cove (16 miles), St Ives (6 miles),
Carbis Bay (3 miles), Porth Kidney Sands (2 miles), Gwithian Towans (3 miles), Godrevy (4 miles),

Marazion (8 miles)




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