Cornwall Beach Guide

Bedruthan Steps Beach

Description:
Bedruthan Steps is a large sandy beach dwarfed by spectacular rock outcrops. The beach at Bedruthan Steps is closed in winter, opening again on March 1st.
Safety:
Not suitable for swimming at Bedruthan Steps due to strong currents. The steps down to the beach are very steep and not suitable for wheel chairs or push chairs. There is a risk of becoming stranded at high tide. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
There are steps down to the beach at Bedruthan Steps which are very steep and not suitable for wheel chairs or push chairs.
Dogs:
Dogs allowed all year at Bedruthan Steps.
Directions:
Bedruthan Steps is approximately 8 miles from Newquay. On the A30 near Indian Queens turn onto the A39 at the Highgate Hill roundabout. Proceed on the A39 north and continue on the A39 across the 1st roundabout. Continue on the A39 and at the 2nd roundabout (Trekenning roundabout) take the first left onto the A3059 (signposted for Newquay). After about 2 miles turn right, signposted to Watergate Bay and Mawgan Porth. Continue on this road until a junction and here turn right onto the B3276 (signposted to Padstow and Mawgan Porth). Follow this road through Mawgan Porth and about 1 mile after Mawgan Porth there is a left turning to the Bedruthan Steps car park (signposted to Carnewas).
Post Code:
PL27 7UW.
Parking:
1 small National Trust car park at Bedruthan Steps.
Toilets:
Yes, at the Bedruthan Steps car park.
Facilities:
Café.
Activities:
None.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Watergate Bay (3 miles, sandy beach, surfing, dog friendly)
Mawgan Porth (2 miles, sandy beach, surfing, dog friendly, disabled access)
Porthcothan (2 miles, sandy beach, surfing, dog friendly, disabled access)
Treyarnon Bay (4 miles, sandy beach, surfing, dog friendly, disabled access)
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