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Crantock Beach

An expanse of golden sand, great for sandcastles and surfing

North Cornwall coast, near Newquay, Cornwall

A view of the beach and sea from the dunes at Crantock Beach, Cornwall

Important notice

Following spring tides and wintry weather, we’re asking visitors to take extra care around the dune system at Crantock beach. Please stay clear from the base of the sand cliffs and do not allow children to play near them.

Planning your visit

A view of the beach and sea from the dunes at Crantock Beach, Cornwall

Visiting Crantock Beach 

Crantock Beach is very popular and can be extremely busy throughout the day during peak times. Find out more about what to consider when planning your visit.

Coffee in a reusable cup

Eating at Crantock Beach 

Cargo Coffee (not National Trust) offer hot and cold drinks, fresh sandwiches and sweet treats from a quirky truck on the beach. Easter to October. Here is a link to their Facebook page. Check here for current opening information.

A small dog on the lead standing at the beach

Visiting Crantock Beach with your dog 

Crantock Beach is a one pawprint rated place, and a great place for a walk with your dog. Take a look at these top tips to make the most of your visit.

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