Cornwall Beach Guide

Carbis Bay Beach

Description:
Carbis Bay is a large sheltered beach with perfect white sand. The car park by the beach at Carbis Bay is rather small but all facilities are close to the beach.
Safety:
Lifeguards in summer (July/August). See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
Access to the beach is level from the beach car park.
Dogs:
Dogs are banned at Carbis Bay Beach from the Sunday before Easter to September 30th (8am to 5am).
Directions:
Carbis Bay is approximately 2 miles from St Ives and about 22 miles from Truro. Approaching from the east on the A30 take the 3rd left at the Loggans Moor roundabout to remain on the A30. At the next roundabout take the 2nd left for St Ives (A3074). Follow the A3074 to Carbis Bay. At Carbis Bay turn right (signposted to Carbis Bay Beach) and then follow this road down to the beach.
Post Code:
TR26 2NP.
Parking:
1 small car park by the beach. There is another car park on the road down to Carbis Bay. This is quite large and considerably cheaper than the beach car park, but there is a 5-10 minute steep walk down to the beach.
Toilets:
Yes by the beach.
Facilities:
Restaurant at Carbis Bay Beach.
Activities:
None.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
St Ives (2 miles, seaside town, sandy beaches, surfing, part dog friendly, some disabled access)
Porth Kidney Sands (1 mile, sandy beach, dog friendly)
Hayle Beach (4 miles, sandy beach, surfing)
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