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A magical compact bay with perfect sandy beach.

Do make the effort to both walk the fine sandy beach and the headlands on either side.Sums up the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Stroud, United Kingdom
Lovely beach

Visited at an off peak time so was really quiet and peaceful. Beautiful beach with a lovely cafe... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Exeter, United Kingdom
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St Merryn, Padstow, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Do make the effort to both walk the fine sandy beach and the headlands on either side.Sums up the magic of the place in the number of donated bench seats surrounding both sides which speaks volumes for the fondness with which the bay is held...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited at an off peak time so was really quiet and peaceful. Beautiful beach with a lovely cafe near the car park too. Do go if you get the chance!

1  Thank t4n5y
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Favourite place in the world just don’t tell everyone about it!! Clean sand, quiet village and perfect sunsets

Thank Siobhan T
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Cheap parking, toilet block and shops for food. This is a lovely spacious beach just near to padstow. Dogs are allowed to run free all year round.

1  Thank mroclock
Reviewed 25 September 2018

A beautiful beach with fabulous facilities makes this a good choice for families. The car park is nearby, there are toilets on hand and a good coffee van. For those looking for cheap accomodation there is a YHA at the top of the cliff overlooking...More

1  Thank downssideup
Reviewed 25 September 2018

A great little bay for beginner surfers and even in August not too busy! As the tide goes out lots of extra sandy coves to set up base if its windy. Also the tide leaves lovely deep pools for children and adults where the water...More

Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Great beach for kids. Sheltered rocky areas and beautiful sand. Great for surfing, swimming and just relaxing.

Thank Diddlydos
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Good for surfers of all ages. Lots of rock pools and natural swimming pool when tide is out. Ice cream van on beach to enjoy a cornish ice cream on a hot sunny afternoon in cornwall

Thank AEL28
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Fantastic beach to exercise the dog. Dog owners please clean up after your dog. All beach visitors please take your rubbish home and while you’re there pick up some other beach rubbish (plastic). Check the tide times.

1  Thank Paul D
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Quite simply the best beach in Cornwall - our family have been coming here for over 8 years which says it all.

1  Thank Jenny E
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25 July 2018|
Response from OxfordshireDizzy | Reviewed this property |
No height barriers so you should be OK
tamarra t
21 July 2018|
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Response from Nicolafi620 | Reviewed this property |
It’s about 6 miles . You can do lovely walks from both venues . I guess you need to factor in if you want a 12 mike walk ?
Helen L
27 October 2017|
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Response from JamesGordon1946 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I am sorry I do not know if there are campsites near. Maybe Harlyn Bay caravan site. I know that Hendra in Newquay has wonderful pool but thats probably about 8 miles from Treyarnon