Crantock Beach

Crantock Beach, Cornwall

Important notice -

Due to recent storms and high tides there are currently some steep drops from the dunes to the beach. Take extra care when walking on or near the dune system and please keep children supervised.

An expanse of golden sand, great for sandcastles and surfing

Crantock Beach

Things to see and do

Holywell Bay, Cornwall

Planning your visit 

Information you may find useful ahead of your trip to Holywell or Crantock Beach.

Crantock Beach

What's on

Upcoming events

Crantock Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Sun 01 Apr 2018
Join the local rangers at this sandy beach near Newquay and learn more about the coast by taking part in our fun Easter hunt, rewarded with a Cadbury chocolate treat.

Big Butterfly Count 2018

Thu 02 Aug 2018
We are supporting the 2018 Big Butterfly Count along the north Cornwall coast. 30 July at Trevose Head, 31 July at Pentire Head, Wednesday 1 August at Holywell Bay, Thursday 2 August at Cubert Common and Friday 3 August at Glebe Cliff (Tintagel).
Crantock Beach

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.

Crantock Beach

Our work

Summer fields of wildflowers at West Pentire

West Pentire wows us with wildflowers 

The West Pentire arable fields near Newquay explode in a riot of red poppies and yellow corn marigolds in early summer. For a few weeks of the year visitors can be treated to the glorious sight of fields of wildflowers, all growing for nature.