Cornwall Beach Guide

Whipsiderry Beach

North Cornwall.
Whipsiderry Beach is a large sandy beach near Newquay. The beach is usually quiet due to difficult access. Update 2024, due to a cliff fall the steps to the beach are now closed.
Signs warn of strong under currents and rock falls. See Beach Safety Guide.
There are very steep steps down the cliff to the beach at Whipsiderry.
Dogs allowed all year.
Whipsiderry Beach is close to Newquay. On the A30 near Indian Queens turn onto the A39 at the Highgate Hill roundabout. Proceed on the A39 north until the next roundabout then take the 2nd left (signposted to Newquay) onto the A392. Follow the A392 to Quintrell Downs. At the roundabout in Quintrell Downs, turn right onto the A3058 and follow this road to the west of Newquay. On the A3058 at the double roundabout turn right onto the B3276 (signposted to Porth). Follow this road down to Porth and park at Porth. Then walk up from Porth to the cliffs at Whipsiderry, taking about 5 minutes.
Post Code:
TR7 3NB (Porth car park).
No car parking by Whipsiderry Beach. Park at Porth.
No. There are toilets at Porth.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Fistral Beach (3 miles, sandy beach, surfing, dog friendly, disabled access)
Newquay (1 mile, seaside town with sandy beaches, surfing, part dog friendly)
Porth (less than 1 mile, sandy beach, surfing, disabled access)
Watergate Bay (1 mile, sandy beach, surfing, dog friendly)
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