Crantock Beach

Crantock Beach in North Cornwall offers soft sand and towering dunes

Important notice -

Crantock car park is open. Lifeguard cover has now finished for the winter. Following stormy sea conditions there can be steep edges from the dune system, particularly from Rushy Green (near West Pentire).

An expanse of golden sand, great for sandcastles and surfing

Crantock Beach

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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.

Crantock Beach


The bay at Crantock Beach

Crantock and the Gannel 

Find out what there is to discover at the beach at Crantock and how the Gannel estuary that runs alongside it into the sea has been used over time.

Kelsey Head, Cornwall

The Kelseys and Cubert Common 

The Kelseys and Cubert Common are located between Holywell and Crantock, south of Newquay. The Kelseys are traditionally grazed still and the Common is one of the few enclosed commons in England.