Opening times for 30 November 2023
Asset Opening time Pentire Dawn - Dusk Pentyr Café Closed
Tramper (mobility scooter) available to hire over the winter Fri-Sun and Wed 27 Dec-Sun 7 Jan. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to check availability and to book.MTWTFSS3031123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930123
Small selection of second-hand books for sale in the indoor seating barn
Dogs welcome under control, particularly around livestock and cliff edges
Café with outdoor, undercover and indoor seating (with a wood burning stove) next to the main car park at Pentireglaze. There is also a sensory orchard for picnics and play.
Toilets with separate baby changing facilities next to the car park at Pentireglaze. Limited winter opening.
Open dawn until dusk. Main car park at Pentireglaze (PL27 6QY) where you'll find the toilets and café, with small car parks at Lead Mines and Lundy Bay. No overnight camping or parking.
Blue Badge parking. Accessible toilet and Changing Places. Café and welcome building accessible. Tramper. Accessible paths to orchard (nest swing).
Accessible route and/or map
There are numerous accessible paths, including to the orchard and wider headland. Please speak with someone from the Welcome Team for more information about routes available or email us ahead of your visit.
Powered mobility vehicle available
Tramper (all terrain mobility scooter) available to use (Fri-Sun over the winter). Please email email@example.com to book
Limited winter opening, but the Changing Places (which also has an accessible toilet) can be accessed with a RADAR key any time
There is a ramp to access the café servery and inside the indoor seating area. There is a sensory orchard for picnics and play accessed by an even but sloping path.
Fully fitted Changing Places, accessible any time with a RADAR key or speak with a member of staff
Accessible picnic tables available in the courtyard and orchard. Bench seating at various points on the headland.
Beyond the immediate car park area at Pentireglaze there are footpaths that can be uneven and there are steps and kissing gates.
Leave A30 at Bodmin and join A389 to Wadebridge. At Wadebridge take B3314 signed Polzeath, then follow local signage to your destination.
Parking: National Trust car parks at Pentireglaze and Lead Mine (PL27 6QY, SW942799), Lundy Bay (PL27 6QZ, SW953796). Car park at New Polzeath (not National Trust).
Sat Nav: Pentireglaze PL27 6QY, Lundy Bay PL27 6QZ
The South West Coast Path runs around the headland, just north of Polzeath.
Nearest station is Bodmin Parkway, 18 miles from Polzeath
Go Cornwall Bus service number 96 from Wadebridge to Bodmin. The bus stops at the beach in Polzeath. Pentire is about a 20 minute walk across or above Polzeath beach in the direction of New Polzeath.
Pentire is a two pawprint rated place. Bring your dog to this stretch of Cornish coastline for fresh-air fun, with lots of walks to choose from, perfect for four paws (and two legs).
Visitors with limited mobility can now explore more coastline at Pentire headland. Find out how you can hire a Tramper mobility scooter at Pentire headland to enable you to roam further and enjoy more of its coastal scenery.
Help to look after National Trust places by observing a few simple guidelines during your visit and following the Countryside Code.
A distinctive stretch of coast, once an Iron Age settlement, reached by coastal paths.
Tip of the headland, with views across Padstow Bay and boasting an abundance of wild flowers and birds.
A sandy cove at low tide with rock pools which is a 20-minute walk from the car park.
Accessible to buggies and wheelchairs; a space to picnic and for natural play. Nest swing and children’s trail.
Café with courtyard, undercover and indoor seating (with wood burner). Serving pasties, light lunches, cake, cream teas and ice cream.
Join us at Pentire this festive season for wreath making, live music and a return of the wooden reindeer.
Discover this dramatic stretch of Cornish coastline just north of Polzeath, whether you want to get active outdoors, or simply sit and soak up the views.
All you need to know about visiting Pentire with children.
Whether you're grabbing some refreshments from Pentyr Café or bringing a picnic to enjoy, there are lots of options on where you can eat at Pentire.
Enjoy a walk that takes in the spectacular Pentire Point and the Rumps. The circular route starts at the main car park at Pentireglaze where there are toilets and a café (check for opening).
A circular walk at Pentire headland with an abundance of wild flowers and birds to spot, as well as clifftop views of the Rumps and refreshments at Pentireglaze to enjoy.
Just a mile or so before you reach New Polzeath, there's a sheltered valley where light woodland and scrub lead to a gem of a rocky bay, with sandy coves at low tide.
Discover this circular walk along the clifftops of the South West Coast Path, taking in Lundy Bay, Port Quin and views of Doyden Castle and the Rumps headlands.
A cosy two bedroom cottage on the north coast of Cornwall with views of the ocean and towards Polzeath.
A handsome Cornish farmhouse with space to gather, perched on the Pentire headland for beaches, walking trails and wildlife.
Forming one half of a beautifully restored historic farmhouse on the wildlife-filled Pentire headland, there’s sea views for miles from this truly special spot.
One of the best cottages to stay for scenic walks with the north Cornwall coast in sight.
A spacious, rural cottage with lots of original features and views to the Stepper Point lighthouse.
Overlooking Polzeath, a popular North Cornwall holiday destination, Pentire headland has been inhabited by humans since 4000BC but remains mostly undeveloped and a coastal escape for visitors.
The remnants of Iron Age ramparts can be seen at the Rumps and the scars of silver-lead mining are etched over the headland.
Our relationship with the land continues and today we are farming for the benefit of nature, supporting the abundance of wildflowers and a variety of wildlife and birds that have made Pentire their home.
Accessible routes over the headland offer spectacular views of the coast and countryside.
See how the way we work with the farm at Pentire is designed to benefit all kinds of wildlife, so there’s more for you to enjoy when you visit.
Clifftops and fields across Cornwall are set to be transformed into thriving wildflower meadows, thanks to a new three-year conservation project.