Water Sports & Beach Activities
With a coastline stretching over 250 miles there is no shortage of beaches. The coves and sandy stretches of the North Coast offer great surfing, family days out, wind surfing, coasteering, rock pooling with easily accessible and serviced beaches.
Information on Cornwall’s most stunning beaches can be found here.
An award winning beach four miles from Port Isaac attracts a multitude of surfers due to its easily accessible location and long slow breaking consistent waves. If you are looking to master surfing then Polzeath is home to wave hunters surf school.
A great stretch of beach with view across the Camel Estuary. Nicely tucked away with a big car park. Worth a climb up the grassy mound of Braey Hill. Daymer Bay welcomes dog all seasons. Good family beach with safe swimming and family beach days – six miles away.
The Camel Estuary is great for sailing, water ski-ing, windsurfing, rowing and fishing trips due to its sheltered nature. Rock hosts some great places to eat but would be with booking ahead in the peak season, include the Mariners, Blue tomato cafe and home to another Mitchelin-starred restaurant, the Black Pig . A regular foot ferry crosses too Padstow.
A two minute walk down the hill and you arrive at Port Gaverne. Perfect launching spot for boats for those wanting to sail or paddle board. At high tide the clear waters of Port Gaverne coves are perfect for diving and snorkelling. If you enjoy a bit of adventure Cornishrocktors offer guided coasteering sessions.
The Beach is maintained by the National Trust and perfect for families with plenty of rocks and crevices to explore and amenities nearby.