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Description:Looe is a pleasant working fishing town with much to see. Looe Beach is a popular sandy beach which is flanked by Banjo Pier to the south and Pen Rocks to the north. Beyond Pen Rocks, a rocky beach with some sand extends some way along the coast. In Looe there are good facilities with many cafe's and restaurants. Note that Looe gets very busy in the summer and the Looe car parks can get full on busy days

Access:There is good disabled access to Looe Beach with a slipway and several ramps. Toilets are right by the beach. The nearest car park is about a 10 minute walk to Looe Beach

Dogs:Dogs banned all year on Looe 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). Continue on the A387 to Widegates. At Widegates the A387 becomes the B3253 for Looe. Continue on the B3253 to Looe.

Update April 2014. The B3253 has closed on St Martins Hill for repair work, lasting until 27 June 2014. At Widegates turn right to continue on the A387 and follow the A387 to Looe


Parking:A 950 space car park in West Looe. 2 smaller car parks in East Looe

Toilets:Yes, by Looe beach

Facilities:Shops, restaurants & cafe's in Looe. Sand Chair hire for the disabled at Looe Beach, phone Looe Town Trust Seafront Workshops on (01503) 263709

Activities:Boat trips from Looe

Safety:Signs warn not to bathe in the harbour entrance and not to use inflatables when the blue flag is flying in the direction of the beach

Nearby Beaches:Talland Bay (2 miles), Hannafore (less than 1 mile), Seaton (5 miles),
Downderry (6 miles), Portwrinkle (9 miles), Whitsand Bay (13 miles), Kingsand (15 miles)



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