Things to Do: Surfing and Bodyboarding
Large south facing beach of sand, shingle and pebbles
The beach is located at the bottom of the River Seaton valley and is popular with swimmers and surfers It’s also close to the Seaton Valley Countryside Park for anyone who wants a good excuse to get out of the sun.
A perfect beach for all.
The beautiful scenery and shallow waters at Maenporth make it a perfect beach for all to enjoy. The low cliffs shelter the beach from the wind and the beach has all the usual facilities you would expect, Explore the rock pools and at low water the Ben Asdale, the famous shipwreck of Maenporth, is visible.
A small cove with golden white sand and striking cliffs
Owned by the National Trust this glorious beach offers golden white sand and turquoise blue sea. The outdoor patio area of the friendly beach side café is the perfect spot to enjoy a clotted cream tea and savour the views.
Attractive, gently sloping, sandy beach backed by dunes and the village green
At both ends, the coastal path rises up over steep cliffs offering views towards Penzance and the Lizard peninsular. The bay is popular with families and surfers alike, having a south westerly aspect that receives Atlantic swells. Praa Sands stretches over one and a half miles.
A large sandy beach backed by a family holiday park
The beach is privately owned from 'cliff to cliff' but is excellent for swimming. Numerous activities take place on the water and sailing dinghies and canoes can be hired from the holiday park.