Talland Bay Beach
Location:South East Cornwall.
Description:Talland Bay is a picturesque bay on the South East Cornwall coast. There are two shingle beaches and plenty of sand at low tide. There are also many rock pools to explore. Parking and facilities are close to the beach. There is also a small patch of sand at Lekerock Cove which is accessed from the coast path.
Safety:Signs warn that bathing is dangerous particularly on outgoing tides and not to use inflatables. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:There is a short sloping path to the east Talland Beach and there is a short slipway to the west Talland Beach.
Dogs:Dogs allowed all year but must be on leads Easter Day to 1st October.
Directions:Talland Bay is 3 miles from Looe and 22 miles from Plymouth. Take the A38 from Plymouth over the Tamar Bridge into South East Cornwall. At Trerulefoot, turn onto the A374 (signposted to Looe). After approximately 1 mile, turn right onto the A387 (again signposted to Looe). At Widegates the A387 becomes the B3253 for Looe. Continue on this road to Looe. At Looe follow the A387 over the bridge. Shortly after Looe turn left (signposted to Talland) and follow the road down to Talland Bay. Note that the road down to Talland Bay is very narrow and steep.
Post Code:PL13 2JA.
Parking:There are 6-8 spaces above the east Talland Beach and a small car park at the west Talland Beach. At the west Talland Beach at busy times car parking is extended into the field behind the car park. There is also limited road parking in the lane between east and west Talland Beaches.
Toilets:Yes, close to the west Talland Beach.
Facilities:Shop/Café at the west Talland Beach.