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Treyarnon Bay Beach

Padstow, Cornwall

Treyarnon boasts one of the most unspoilt beaches in North Cornwall. Its sandy bay lies in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty next to Constantine Bay.

Beach Type



Toilets available
Including facilities for disabled people
There is also a beach shop
Cafe and hotel


Site of the first ever surf session in the UK (circa 1950)

Nature and Wildlife

Treyarnon is on the North Cornwall Coast Path. which has some spectacular views to Trevose Head in the north. and Newquay to the south. Nearer the shoreline many rock pools are exposed at low tide and these provide a fascinating close-up of marine life.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned regularly.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Padstow Tourist Information Centre The Old Red Brick Building North Quay Padstow Tel. 01841 533449


Nearest town: Padstow
County: Cornwall
Latitude/Longitude: 50.525, -5.02382
Postcode: PL28 8JS
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Turn off the B3276 through Treyarnon.

Public Transport

Bus route 556. Walk from Constantine.

Nearest Railway Stations

Newquay (Approx. 8 miles away)
Quintrell Downs (Approx. 9 miles away)
St Columb Road (Approx. 9 miles away)
Roche (Approx. 11 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


A car park is available.

Nearby Car Parks

Treyarnon Bay, Treyarnon (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Constantine Bay, Padstow (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Porthcothan Beach, Porthcothan (Long stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Trevose Head, Harlyn (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Harlyn Bridge, Harlyn (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Park Head, Treburrick (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
Trevone Road, Trevone (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Carnewas (for Bedruthan Steps), Trenance (Unknown stay).
About 3 miles away
Link Road, Padstow (Long stay).
About 3.8 miles away
Lawn, Padstow (Unknown stay).
About 3.8 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Padstow