Cornwall Beach Guide
Cornwall has some of the finest beaches in the UK and wonderful scenery to enjoy, making it perfect for surfers, families and walkers. On this online guide you'll find maps, photos and details of facilities for all the main beaches.
South East Cornwall is a great place to visit with a number of decent family beaches. There are also several attractive coastal villages and towns to explore, including Looe and Polperro. The scenery is excellent and there is good walking on the coast and inland.
North 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 legend. For 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.
For the purposes of this guide, Mid Cornwall is the south Cornwall coast stretching from the Fowey Estuary to Falmouth. There are plenty of beaches here and some very nice seaside towns to visit.
The Lizard Peninsula is Britain's most southerly point and there is outstanding scenery here and great walking. There are also a nice selection of beaches.
West Cornwall is the remotest part of Cornwall but there are great beaches and wonderful seaside towns and villages to visit. The coastal scenery towards Lands End is very impressive and there is great walking on the entire coast line.
Visit Devon Beach Guide for information about beaches in Devon