Cornwall Beach Guide

Mother Iveys Bay Beach

North Cornwall.
Mother Iveys Bay is a picturesque and pleasant sandy beach on the North Cornwall coast. Unfortunately there are no facilities and no parking at Mother Iveys Bay, access is via the coast path.
Signs warn of strong currents, submerged objects, large breaking waves, unstable cliffs and not to use inflatables. Also risk of getting cut off at high tide. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access is via the coast path, a 20 minute walk from Harlyn Bay. The coast path is steep in places.
Dogs allowed all year at Mother Iveys Bay.
Mother Iveys Bay is approximately 12 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. Approaching Padstow turn left onto the B3276 (signposted to Harlyn Bay and Trevone). Continue on the B3276 for several miles until a right turning to Harlyn Bay. Follow this road down to Harlyn Bay. Park at Harlyn Bay and walk the coast path to Mother Iveys Bay (note that part of the coast path is on the beach at Harlyn Bay and will be impassable at high tide).
Post Code:
PL28 8PD (Harlyn Bay Car Park).
No parking. Park at Harlyn Bay.
No toilets. Toilets at Harlyn Bay.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Treyarnon Bay (2 miles, sandy beach, surfing, dog friendly, disabled access)
Constantine Bay (1 mile, sandy beach, surfing, dog friendly, disabled access)
Boobys Bay (1 mile, sandy beach, surfing, dog friendly)
Harlyn Bay (less than 1 mile on coast path, sandy beach, surfing, dog friendly, disabled access)
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