Cornwall Beach Guide

Talland Bay Beach

Description:
At Talland Bay there are two shingle beaches with some sand at low tide. There are also many rock pools to explore. Parking and facilities are close to the beach.
Safety:
Signs warn that bathing is dangerous particularly on outgoing tides and not to use inflatables. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
There is a short slope to the east Talland Beach and there is level access to the west Talland Beach.
Dogs:
Dogs allowed all year (on leads) at Talland Bay.
Directions:
Talland Bay is 3 miles from Looe and 22 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 follow the A387 over the bridge. Shortly after Looe turn left (signposted to Talland) and follow the road down to Talland Bay. Note that the road down to Talland Bay is very narrow and steep.
Post Code:
PL13 2JA.
Parking:
There are 6-8 spaces above the east Talland Beach and a small car park at the west Talland Beach. At the west Talland Beach at busy times car parking is extended into the field behind the car park. There is also limited road parking in the lane between east and west Talland Beaches.
Toilets:
Yes, close to the west Talland Beach.
Facilities:
Shop/Café at the west Talland Beach.
Activities:
None.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Lantic Bay (7 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly)
Looe (4 miles, sandy beach, disabled access)
Seaton (9 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly, disabled access)
Whitsand Bay (17 miles, sandy beach, surfing, dog friendly)
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