The Beach Guide

Par Beach

Par Beach - Cornwall

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Par is a safe, sandy beach two miles east of Carlyon Bay. Backed by dunes and stretching half a mile, Par is great for swimming and popular with families. There is ample parking, easy access and plenty of facilities.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

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  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Slipway

    Nearest town

    St Austell


    PL24 2AS

    OS grid ref.

    SX 0858 5308

    Water quality

    Water quality star rating


    Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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