Cornwall Beach Guide

Towan Beach

Description:
Towan Beach on the south Cornish coast is a deceptively spacious sand/pebble beach with rock pools at low tide. Not to be confused with Towan Beach at Newquay.
Safety:
No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
There is a 5 minute walk from the car park to Towan Beach.
Dogs:
Dogs allowed all year at Towan Beach.
Directions:
Towan Beach is 16 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 and then turn left at Trewithian. Follow this road for about 4 miles and just after Porth Creek, park at Porth Farm. Then there is a 5 minute walk to Towan Beach.
Post Code:
TR2 5EX.
Parking:
1 small car park.
Toilets:
Yes.
Facilities:
None.
Activities:
None.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
St Mawes (7 miles, seaside town, sandy beaches)
Porthbeor Beach (1 mile, sandy beach, dog friendly)
Porthcurnick Beach (4 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly)
Pendower Beach (7 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly, disabled access)
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