Crantock Beach

Crantock Beach in North Cornwall offers soft sand and towering dunes

Important notice -

Due to recent high tides and stormy weather the dunes at Crantock currently have very steep drops. Please take extra care; particularly those visiting with children or dogs.

An expanse of golden sand, great for sandcastles and surfing

Holywell Bay, Cornwall

Planning your visit 

Information you may find useful ahead of your trip to Holywell or Crantock Beach with tips on parking, tide times and keeping safe at the beach.

Crantock Beach

What's on

Upcoming events

Sorry, there are no upcoming events at this place.

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.