Holywell Beach

Important notice -

A cliff fall has taken place at the far end of Holywell beach (furthest end from the car park) and we advise all visitors to avoid the area immediately beneath the cliffs on this section of the beach at this time.

A classic north Cornish beach with a sweep of golden sand and a towering dune system

Holywell Bay, Cornwall

Planning your visit 

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


What's on

Upcoming events

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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.


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.