Cornwall Beach Guide

Readymoney Beach

Description:
Readymoney Beach is a small and sheltered sandy beach on the outskirts of Fowey which is a very pleasant town with much to see. Its also worth climbing up to St Catherines Castle for some spectacular views of the Fowey estuary. There are regular ferries from Fowey to Polruan.
Safety:
Signs warn of strong undercurrents and deeply shelving beach. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
There is a sloping path from the Readymoney Beach car park to the beach.
Dogs:
Dogs are banned on Readymoney Beach from Easter Day to October 1.
Directions:
Fowey is 9 miles from St Austell and 19 miles from Liskeard. Approach from east or west on the A390. 2 miles west of Lostwithiel turn onto the B3269 (signposted to Fowey). Continue on this road until a roundabout and here go straight across (onto the A3082 again signposted to Fowey) and turn left at the next two roundabouts. Instead of driving down into Fowey follow the road above the town for the two car parks. The Readymoney Beach car park is a 10 minute walk from Readymoney Beach.
Post Code:
PL23 1JH.
Parking:
1 large car park (450 cars) closer to Fowey town centre and a smaller car park (170) cars close to Readymoney Beach.
Toilets:
Yes at Readymoney Beach and in Fowey.
Facilities:
Shops, cafés, restaurants in Fowey.
Activities:
Pleasant woodland walks around St Catherines Point, ferry to Polruan, boat trips.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Carlyon Bay (7 miles, large sandy beach)
Par Sands (4 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly, disabled access)
Polridmouth (4 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly)
Lantic Bay (4 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly)
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