Holywell

Holywell Beach

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 with tips on parking, tide times and keeping safe at the beach.

Holywell

What's on

Upcoming events

Holywell Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Sun 21 Apr 2019
10:30-15:00
Join the local rangers at this glorious sandy beach between Newquay and Perranporth and learn more about the coast by taking part in our fun Easter hunt, rewarded with a Cadbury chocolate treat.

Holywell beach clean

Wed 29 May 2019
10:00-12:00
Do you hate the thought of beach waste polluting the ocean and countryside? Why not join us for a couple of hours litter picking on the beach at Holywell?
Holywell

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.

Holywell

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.