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Holywell Bay

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Holywell Bay - Cornwall

© Nigel Chadwick and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

A mile-long sandy beach six miles west of Newquay, yet retaining an unspoilt rural backdrop. Gets pretty busy in summer. Plenty of parking and amenities in the village.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

Yes

Dogs friendly beach?

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

Cornwall dog friendly beaches »

Activities

  • Swimming/bathing
  • Surfing

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Shop
  • Pub nearby

Nearest town

Newquay

Postcode

TR8 5PG

OS grid ref.

SW 7647 5938

Water quality

Water quality star rating

Awards

Marine Conservation Society RecommendedQuality Coast Award