Cornwall Beach Guide

Hannafore Beach

Description:
Hannafore Beach is a long rocky beach which stretches around Hannafore Point to the west of Looe. There are some pebble and sandy patches and above the beach there are grassy banks with seating which can be used for picknicking or just enjoying the view. There is plenty to see and do in Looe.
Safety:
Risk of breaking waves over sea wall at high tide. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
Access to Hannafore Beach is via sloping paths from the road to the sea wall and and steps from the sea wall to the beach.
Dogs:
Dogs allowed all year on Hannafore Beach.
Directions:
Looe is 18 miles from Plymouth. Take the A38 from Plymouth over the Tamar Bridge into South East Cornwall. At Trerulefoot, turn onto the A374 (signposted to Looe). After approximately 1 mile, turn right onto the A387 (again signposted to Looe). At Widegates the A387 becomes the B3253 for Looe. Continue on this road to Looe. At Looe cross the bridge and immediately after the bridge turn left and follow the road to Hannafore Point.
Post Code:
PL13 2DG.
Parking:
There is road parking at Hannafore Point. In busy times park at the car park in West Looe. There are two smaller car parks in East Looe.
Toilets:
Yes, at Hannafore Point on the sea wall.
Facilities:
Two cafés above Hannafore Beach. Also restaurants and gift shops in Looe.
Activities:
Boat trips from Looe.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Looe (less than 1 mile, sandy beach, disabled access)
Seaton (5 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly, disabled access)
Portwrinkle (10 miles, sandy beach, part dog friendly)
Whitsand Bay (11 miles, sandy beach, surfing, dog friendly)
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