At the most eastern tip of North Cornwall can be found the wide open spaces of Sandymouth. With great surf but also with a Trust car park, seasonal café, toilets and lifeguard you will be well catered for.
Unspoilt golden, sandy beaches only a stones throw from the crowds at Newquay. With Trust car parks, refreshments, toilets and seasonal lifeguards - what more could you want? You can even bring your dog all year round.
An intimate rocky cove at high tide to a vast sandy beach at low tide, but beware you don't get cut off by the tide. There's a seasonal cafe, toilets and life guard and, dare we say it, Chapel Porth is also home to the annual World Belly boarding Championship.
An awe-inspiring expanse of sandy beaches around St Ives Bay, this is one of the most popular surfing beaches in Cornwall with an equally popular beach cafe, seasonal lifeguard, toilets and a Trust car park.
If you're looking for somewhere to stay on your next break to the South West, we've got lots to choose from.
There are cabins by the sea, cosy cottages in the hills, manor houses and even a lighthouse or two.