Carnewas at Bedruthan

The dramatic coastline at Carnewas

Dramatic coastline with views over huge rock stacks

Carnewas at Bedruthan

Things to see and do

Constantine Island Constantine Island near Porthcothan

Porthcothan and beyond

Head up the coast from Carnewas and explore more of the breathtaking scenery this region has to offer. This includes Constantine Island and the old fisherman’s shelter known as Tom Parson's Hut. From here there are wonderful views of Trevose Head and Constantine Bay.

Looking out for sea birds with binoculars

Join the fun 

Tick off some of the challenges from your 50 Things to do before you’re 11 ¾ list at Carnewas at Bedruthan.

Carnewas at Bedruthan

What's on

Upcoming events

Coastal challenge series 2016 - Carnewas

Thu 07 Jul 2016
Whether you're a seasoned trail runner or someone who last saw their trainers down the back of the sofa, we want you to join us to make the most of the beautiful coastline in North Cornwall.

Sun and stars at Carnewas

Sat 09 Jul 2016
Join the National Trust rangers and Kernow Astronomers for some stargazing at this stunning cliff-top location awarded Dark Skies status.

Rattling reeds near Carnewas at Bedruthan

Sat 08 Oct 2016
Want to meet new people? Spend a day out in the fresh air and play a part in the National Trust's important conversation work? Join us for a day in the rattling reed beds of the Porth Mear valley.
Carnewas at Bedruthan

Eating and shopping

The shop and café at Carnewas, Cornwall

Tasty treats and more

Browse in the National Trust shop, treat yourself in the popular café (run by a local concession) or simply relax and enjoy a picnic. The buildings are a reminder of Carnewas' industrial past when iron, copper and lead was mined from the cliffs.

Carnewas at Bedruthan


View from Park Head towards Carnewas

Discover the past 

Learn about the history of Carnewas at Bedruthan, from its mining industry, and emergence as a Victorian resort right up to the ever-changing coastline enjoyed today.

Carnewas at Bedruthan


Porth Mear near Park Head, Carnewas

Explore Park Head 

Discover Park Head near Carnewas, a place rich in archaeology and a wealth of wildlife.

Carnewas at Bedruthan

Places to stay

Pentire Farmhouse holiday cottage at Park Head

Holiday with us 

Enjoy a stay with us near Carnewas at Bedruthan. We have lots of traditional accommodation in coastal locations to choose from.