Description:Carne Beach is a large sandy beach in Gerrans Bay on the South Cornwall coast. At low tide the beach stretches about 1 mile west to Pendower Beach. From Carne Beach there is good coast path walking to Nare Head.
Safety:No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:There is a slipway down to Carne Beach, suitable for wheelchair access.
Dogs:Dogs allowed all year (on leads) at Carne Beach.
Directions:Carne Beach is 10 miles from Truro and 12 miles from St Austell. Aproaching from the east or west on the A390 about 4 miles east of Truro turn onto the A3078 for St Mawes. Continue on the A3078 past Tregony and Ruan High Lanes and then turn left for Veryan (signposted to Veryan). At Veryan turn right (signposted to Pendower), then follow this road for about 2 miles and follow the road around a left bend (signposted to Carne Beach) and then follow this road down to Carne Beach.
Post Code:TR2 5PF.
Parking:1 car park at Carne Beach.
Toilets:Yes, in the Carne Beach car park.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Porthcurnick Beach (5 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly)
Pendower Beach (less than 1 mile, sandy beach, dog friendly, disabled access)
Kiberick Cove (2 miles, rocky cove with small sandy beach, dog friendly)
Porthluney Cove (7 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly, disabled access)
Gorran Haven (10 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly, disabled access)