Opening times for 30 November 2023
Asset Opening time Countryside Dawn - Dusk
Due to planning restrictions summer (field) car park open Easter to October.MTWTFSS3031123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930123
Open dawn until dusk. Main car park (at the tip of the headland) open all year. Seasonal car park for easier access to Booby's Bay open Easter until October. No overnight camping or parking.
Dogs welcome under control but please be aware of ground-nesting birds and keep to signed footpaths
Uneven and steep in places. No toilets. Be careful of the sheer-sided round hole and quarry near Dinas Head.
Be careful of the sheer-sided round hole and quarry near Dinas Head
4 miles west of Padstow. Follow minor roads from the B3276 at St Merryn or in the direction of Harlyn.
Parking: Main car park open all year. Summer car park for easier access to Booby's Bay open Easter-October.
Sat Nav: Use PL28 8SL
The South West Coast Path runs around the headland, 8.5 miles (13.7km) south of Padstow.
Nearest station is Newquay (branch line), 13 miles. Bodmin Parkway, 26 miles
Nearest service to Harlyn Bay, Go Cornwall service number 56.
Trevose Head is a two pawprint rated place. Dogs are welcome at Trevose Head. Here are some top tips if you are planning a visit with your dog.
Help to look after National Trust places by observing a few simple guidelines during your visit and following the Countryside Code.
Starkly contrasting coastline, accessed by coastal paths and teeming with wildlife.
Trevose lighthouse (not National Trust)
This key landmark perches on the tip of the headland.
Padstow Lifeboat Station (not National Trust)
Completed in 2006, this RNLI lifeboat station holds practice launches every Wednesday.
Tom Parson's hut
Tiny dwelling, built around 1841 and closely associated with supposed smuggler Thomas Parsons. Viewing from the outside only.
Enjoy views across Constantine Bay, explore hidden coves and look out for rare species of birds and plants on this walk on a popular stretch of the north Cornish coast.
There are holiday cottages just along the coast, beyond Porthcothan, at Park Head.
This traditional Cornish cottage has views for miles over countryside and out to Trevose Head.
A converted stone barn for 6 people, in a rural setting by the South West Coast Path.
Cosy up against the log burner in this two-bedroom coastal retreat as the sun descends below the horizon.
Arguably the most prominent headland on the north coast of Cornwall, Trevose Head boasts far reaching views to Pendeen Watch in the west to Hartland Point to the east.
The approach is via a narrow lane before the headland opens up to show a patchwork of arable fields sitting side by side with a contrasting coast line.
The South West Coast Path offers extensive views across Booby’s Bay and Constantine to one side with Mother Ivey’s Bay and across to Pentire Head to the other.
The ruggedness of the coastline extends further out towards Dinas Head at the tip of the headland with sheer cliffs and huge round hole, a dramatic result of a cave top collapse.
Home of Trevose lighthouse (owned by Trinity House) and the RNLI Padstow Lifeboat Station as well as a number of species of birds including skylarks and linnets.
Clifftops and fields across Cornwall are set to be transformed into thriving wildflower meadows, thanks to a new three-year conservation project.