The Beach Guide

Crantock Beach

Crantock Beach - Cornwall

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Crantock is part of extensive sands between the headlands of Pentire and West Pentire, near Newquay. A large, sandy beach with dunes, rock pools and caves at the mouth of the River Gannel.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

Dogs are allowed all year round.

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  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • First aid point

    Nearest town



    TR8 5SA

    OS grid ref.

    SW 7829 6082

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