Cornwall Beach Guide

Samphire Beach

Description:
Samphire Beach is a small sand and shingle beach to the west of Looe. There are many rock pools.
Safety:
No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
Access is via a 10 minute walk on the coast path from Hannafore Point, to the west of Looe. Final access to the beach is via wooden steps.
Dogs:
Dogs allowed all year on Samphire 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 immediately after the bridge turn left and follow the road to Hannafore Point. Park at Hannafore Point and walk the coast path west to Samphire Beach.
Post Code:
PL13 2DG.
Parking:
Road parking at Hannafore Point.
Toilets:
No toilets. Nearest toilets are at Hannafore Point.
Facilities:
None, cafés at Hannafore Point.
Activities:
None.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Hannafore (less than 1 mile, rock and sandy beach, dog friendly)
Looe (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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