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Downderry Beach

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Downderry Beach - Cornwall

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Downderry is a sheltered sand and shingle beach with rock pools at low tide. The eastern end is harder to access and popular with nudists. There is a pub right on the beach and plenty of parking in the village.

Type of beach

Sand & shingle

Lifeguard service

No

Dogs friendly beach?

Restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

Cornwall dog friendly beaches »

Activities

  • Kayaking/canoeing
  • Good fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming/bathing
  • Wind surfing

Facilities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • Disabled facilities
  • Shop
  • Slipway

Nearest town

Seaton

Postcode

PL11 3JY

OS grid ref.

SX 3150 5386

Water quality

Water quality star rating

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended