Carnewas at Bedruthan

The view from the cliffs at Carnewas at Bedruthan

Important notice -

The cover to an historic mine shaft has recently collapsed in a field next to the car park. The area has been securely fenced off whilst the shaft is capped. The children's play area is not currently available. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Dramatic coastline with views over huge rock stacks

Carnewas at Bedruthan

Things to see and do

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

Sun and stars at Carnewas

Sat 02 Sep 2017
19:00-22:00
Join the National Trust rangers and Kernow Astronomers for some stargazing at this stunning cliff-top location awarded Dark Skies status.
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 tea-room (run by a local concession) or simply relax and enjoy a picnic. There is a simple play area for children to enjoy next to the shop and picnic area. The buildings are a reminder of Carnewas' industrial past when iron, copper and lead was mined from the cliffs.

Carnewas at Bedruthan

History

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

Wildlife

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.

Carnewas at Bedruthan

Get involved

Volunteers repairing a Cornish wall

Ranger taster days 

There are regular opportunities to spend a day with our ranger teams in North Cornwall. You'll be helping to play a part in caring for our remarkable coastline.