Carne and Pendower

View over to the beaches of Carne and Pendower

Important notice -

Carne and Pendower car parks are open. We have limited spaces, so if the car park is full please be patient and come back another time.

Two amazing sandy beaches on the Roseland peninsula

The beach near Gwendra Wartha, Roseland

Things to see and do around Carne and Pendower 

Hidden deep on the Roseland you will stumble across two beaches, side by side, offering days of fun and relaxation.

Nare Hear bunker near Veryan

Veryan bunkers 

There's a hidden history history down a hole on a remote headland in Cornwall.

Family walking in the woodland at Box Hill, Surrey

Which places are open and what you need to know before you visit 

We’ve opened more than 135 gardens and parks in England, Wales and Northern Ireland through advanced booking. Tickets are released on Friday for the following week. More than 200 coast and countryside car parks are open across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Read this article to find out what's open and what to expect from your visit.

Carne and Pendower

Places to stay

View over to the beaches of Carne and Pendower

Stay at Gwendra Wartha and Caragloose 

On the doorstep of the beaches of Carne and Pendower are a cluster of holiday cottages at Gwendra and Caragloose is not far away.

Carne and Pendower

Our work

Plastic debris washed up on the beach

Beach cleans and plastic in Cornwall (or The hurdle of the nurdle: therapy for beach cleaners) 

We talk a lot about beach rubbish, beach plastics and ghost fishing gear here in Cornwall. Not really surprising as you are never far from the coast.


No overnight camping and parking 

No overnight camping or parking is allowed at the places we care for. More information on why we don’t permit visitors to stay overnight at our car parks can be found here.