Things to do at Lantic Bay
Climb down to the beach or take in the clifftop views at Lantic Bay and Pencarrow Head. What will you discover on your visit?
Outdoor activities at Lantic Bay
Head to the unspoilt coast between Polruan and Polperro and you'll discover great walking country. You can access the well-maintained coast path via a network of other footpaths from inland. You can complete circular walks covering the coast, cliffs, beaches and woodland.
When you arrive at Lantic Bay car park, see if you can find the play trail hidden up on the grass bank under the trees. You can also have an extra bit of fun as you scamper down the path from the village to Lansallos beach on the play trail.
Take a paddle in the sea at Lantic, where the water is usually clear blue and refreshing. The bay is off the beaten track – bring a picnic so you can stay a little longer and to give you fortification to get back up the hill again at the end of the day. There's no lifeguard in the bay so make sure you stay safe and check the tide and weather conditions.
This section of Cornish coast has many vantage points from rocks and beaches to target bass, mackerel and pollock throughout the summer.
Have a great beach day
Check the tide so you don't get cut off Lantic Bay high tide times (30 days) (cornwall-tides.com)
Watch the weather so you know what to wear
Bring sun protection and hats or waterproofs and a change of clothes
Discover the 780 miles of beautiful coastline in our care. Plan your next coastal adventure, whether you want to explore soft, sandy beaches or rugged, windswept cliffs.
Try out the ‘50 things to do before you’re 11¾’ activities children can enjoy by the sea, from paddling or swimming, to catching crabs and skimming stones.
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Rock-pooling is a great way to get closer to nature. Discover the best places to find wildlife such as starfish, limpets and barnacles at the beaches and coasts we care for.
Fossils can be found anywhere, but the beach is a great place to start. Discover some of the best coastal spots we look after where you may find a fossil or two.