Carnewas at Bedruthan

Carnewas at Bedruthan cliffs at dusk

Important notice -

Our car parks are open. We have limited spaces, so if a car park is full please come back another time.

Dramatic coastline with views over huge rock stacks

 Family having a picnic on the beach at Studland Family having a picnic on the beach at Studland/ National Trust Images/David Levenson

Seven days of summer fun in North Cornwall 

Whether you fancy spending time on the beach or enjoying a walk on the coast path, there’s no better time to enjoy the outdoors. Why not have a go at our seven days of fun? Here are a few ideas on how to make the most of the summer.

Help look after places you love

Carnewas at Bedruthan

Eating and shopping

Browsing in the shop

Carnewas shop

Our shop is open and offers something for everyone. Whether it’s environmentally-friendly swaps for a more sustainable life, a gift for a loved one or an indulgence for yourself, every purchase helps us look after Carnewas at Bedruthan for everyone, for ever.

Cornish cream tea

Carnewas Tea-room

The popular Carnewas Tea-room (National Trust tenant) is open offering a take-away service with some indoor and outdoor seating. They serve hot and cold drinks, ice-cream, light lunches, cakes and cream teas.

A sea view from the cliffs at Carnewas at Bedruthan

Picnic at Carnewas

Since Victorian times, Carnewas has been a firm favourite for those looking for the perfect picnic spot; boasting dramatic cliff top views and a picnic area with tables adjacent to the car park, shop and toilets. Please take your litter away with you and help us spend more on our conservation work. Thank you.

Carnewas at Bedruthan

Places to stay

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

Find out about Park Head 

Near Carnewas is Park Head and the Porth Mear valley. Places rich in archaeology and home to a wealth of wildlife.

Carnewas at Bedruthan

Get involved

Volunteers helping remove scrub from the North Cornwall coast

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.