Contact Us

Plaidy Beach

Plaidy Map
Plaidy Photo
Description:Plaidy Beach is a small but pleasant grey sand beach with rocks exposed at low tide. There are no facilities or car parking

Safety:No details available. See Beach Safety Guide

Access:There is a slipway to Plaidy Beach. There is no parking, so park at Millendreath or Looe, but note that the coast path is steep in places, from both directions. Millendreath is closer and the walk from Millendreath to Plaidy takes about 20 minutes

Dogs:Dogs allowed all year on Plaidy Beach

Directions:Plaidy Beach is 18 miles from Plymouth. Take the A38 from Plymouth. 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. Park at Looe or Millendreath. Millendreath is closer to Plaidy, so parking at Millendreath is a better option. The Millendreath turning is about 1 mile before Looe (and is signposted to Millendreath). The coast path from Millendreath or Looe to Plaidy Beach is steep in places.

Parking:1 car park at Millendreath. 3 car parks at Looe

Toilets:No toilets at Plaidy beach but there are toilets at Millendreath and Looe

Facilities:Café at Millendreath


Nearby Beaches:Talland Bay (6 miles), Hannafore (2 miles), Looe (2 miles),
Millendreath (20 minutes walking), Seaton (3 miles), Downderry (4 miles), Portwrinkle (7 miles),
Whitsand Bay (11 miles), Kingsand (13 miles)

Photos of Plaidy Beach provided by West Country Views
For more photos of Plaidy, visit Plaidy Photos
on the West County Views website

Home | S.E.Cornwall | North Cornwall | Mid Cornwall | The Lizard | West Cornwall
email :

(c) Simon Lewis

Contact Us Home Home South East Cornwall Beaches North Cornwall Beaches Mid Cornwall Beaches Lizard Beaches West Cornwall Beaches A to Z of Beaches Gifts