Cornwall Beach Guide

The Strangles Beach

Description:
The Strangles Beach is a large sandy beach with plenty of sand at low tide. The beach is quiet even in summer due to a difficult climb down to the beach. There are no facilities at The Strangles Beach. Climbing over the rocks at the north of the beach, there is another sandy beach called Little Strand.
Safety:
Swimming is unsafe. The route down to the beach includes a narrow path with unprotected sheer drops and may be slippery after wet weather. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
There is a path from the car park down to the cliff top, taking about 20 to 30 minutes to walk and is steep in places. From the cliff top there is a very narrow path down the cliff face where there is an uprotected sheer drop to the beach.
Dogs:
Dogs allowed all year.
Directions:
The Strangles Beach is south of Crackington Haven which is approx 21 miles from Wadebridge. Take the A39 from Wadebridge or Camelford. Follow the A39 north and turn left at Wainhouse Corner. Follow this road to Crackington Haven and drive through Crackington Haven and continue on this road south for about 1 mile until the layby car park. Park here and take a footpath to the beach.
Post Code:
EX23 OLQ.
Parking:
1 small layby car park and there is also a field used for overflow parking in summer.
Toilets:
No.
Facilities:
None.
Activities:
None.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Crackington Haven (1 miles, sandy beach, surfing, disabled access)
Widemouth (10 miles, sandy beach, surfing, part dog friendly, disabled access)
Bude (13 miles, seaside town with sandy beach, surfing, dog friendly, disabled access)
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