Holywell Beach

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

Holywell Bay, Cornwall

Planning your visit to Holywell or Crantock Beach 

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.


What's on

Upcoming events

Half Term Rangers: Beach cleaning Holywell Bay

Wed 27 May 2020
Do you hate the thought of litter ending up in the ocean and polluting the countryside? Why not come and help us clean litter off the beach at 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.


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.