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Carbis Bay Beach

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Carbis Bay Beach - Cornwall

© Tony Atkin and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

One mile east of St Ives, Carbis Bay is the most sheltered of a line of sandy beaches that hug the coast all the way from St Ives to Godrevy.
Carbis Bay offers safe swimming and is served by the picturesque St Ives branch line.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

Yes

Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

Cornwall dog friendly beaches »

Activities

  • Kayaking/canoeing
  • Good fishing
  • Swimming/bathing
  • Surfing

Facilities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • First aid point
  • Shop
  • Deck chair hire
  • Beach hut hire

Nearest town

St Ives

Postcode

TR26 2NW

OS grid ref.

SW 5287 3883

Water quality

Water quality star rating

Awards

Blue Flag AwardMarine Conservation Society Recommended