Cornwall Beach Guide

Pendower Beach

Description:
Pendower Beach is the west part of a huge sandy beach about 1 mile long in Gerrans Bay.
Safety:
No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
There is a level path from the main car park to the beach. There is a sloping lane and slipway from the cliff car park to the beach.
Dogs:
Dogs allowed all year (on leads) at Pendower Beach.
Directions:
Pendower Beach is 10 miles from Truro and 12 miles from St Austell. Aproaching from the east or west on the A390 about 4 miles east of Truro turn onto the A3078 for St Mawes. Continue on the A3078 past Tregony and Ruan High Lanes and then turn left for Veryan (signposted to Veryan). At Veryan turn right (signposted to Pendower), then follow this road for about 2 miles and then turn right (signposted to Pendower Beach) and follow this road down to the Pendower Beach car park. Alternatively, continue on the A3078 past the Veryan turning and take the next left (signposted to Pendower Beach) to drive down the western approach to Pendower. There is a very small car park on the cliff top.
Post Code:
TR2 5PE.
Parking:
1 car park behind Pendower Beach (reached from the Veryan route) and 1 very small car park on the Pendower cliff top (space for about 30 cars). There is also a car park at Carne Beach.
Toilets:
Yes, at Pendower Beach.
Facilities:
None.
Activities:
None.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Porthcurnick Beach (5 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly)
Carne Beach (less than 1 mile, sandy beach, dog friendly)
Porthluney Cove (7 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly, disabled access)
Gorran Haven (10 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly, disabled access)
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