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Holywell Bay Beach

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Description:Holywell Bay is a huge sandy beach with extensive sand dunes, popular with families and surfers. Facilities are in Holywell village which is a 5 minute walk from the beach

Safety:Signs warn of strong undercurrents and risk of falling rocks from the cliffs. See Beach Safety Guide

Access:Holywell Beach is a 5 minute walk from the car park. The path to Holywell Beach is level

Dogs:Dogs allowed all year at Holywell Bay

Directions:Holywell Bay is about 16 miles from Truro and 6 miles from Newquay. Proceed on the A30 from the east or west. At the Boxheater junction turn north onto the B3285 which is the road to Goonhavern. (signposted to Perranporth and Goonhavern). Continue on this road and at Goonhavern turn right onto the A3075. About 2 miles later turn left onto the road for Cubert and Holywell (signposted to Holywell Bay). Follow this road through Cubert to Holywell village

Parking:1 National Trust car park, a 5 minute walk from Holywell Bay Beach

Toilets:Yes, in Holywell village

Facilities:Beach shop, takeaway, pub in Holywell village


Nearby Beaches: Portreath (18 miles), Porthtowan (14 miles), Chapel Porth (11 miles),
Trevaunance Cove (9 miles), Perranporth (5 miles), Porth Joke (3 miles),
Crantock Beach (3 miles), Fistral Beach (8 miles), Newquay (6 miles)

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