Pentewan Beach
Pentewan Beach is a beautiful, privately-owned sandy beach located near the quaint village of Pentewan in Cornwall. It's known for its clear waters, making it a popular spot for swimming, kayaking, and water sports enthusiasts. The beach is backed by the historic Pentewan village, offering charming accommodation, eateries, and traditional Cornish hospitality. Adjacent to the beach is the Pentewan Valley Trail, ideal for walkers and cyclists who wish to explore the scenic surroundings.


St Austell,
PL26 6DE,
South West


Our Day at Pentewan Beach

Hunting for Sea Glass

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Limited public parking is available near the beach, with additional options in the village. During the high season, it's recommended to arrive early or consider alternative transport options due to the beach's popularity.


From St Austell, take the B3273 towards Mevagissey. After about 4 miles, you'll reach Pentewan village. Follow the signs to Pentewan Beach from the village. The beach is accessible through the Pentewan Sands Holiday Park, though public access is maintained. Parking is available near the beach, but be aware of restrictions during peak seasons and holiday park operation times.


Public toilets are available within the vicinity of the beach, typically provided by the holiday park or nearby village amenities.


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