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Carlyon Bay - Cornwall

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Carlyon Bay is a popular beach consisting of almost two miles of coarse sand. Close to St Austell, Carlyon Bay is currently the scene of extensive building works, which are part of a two hundred and fifty million pound tourist development. There is car parking nearby and steps down to the beach.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

No

Dogs friendly beach?

Dog ban in force

Dogs are banned.

Cornwall dog friendly beaches »

Activities

Facilities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • Disabled facilities
  • First aid point

Nudist/naturist beach

Yes

Nearest town

St Austell

Postcode

PL25 3RG

OS grid ref.

SX 0559 5207

Water quality

Water quality star rating

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended