The Beach Guide

Penhale Sands (Perranporth)

Penhale Sands is part of a Special Area of Conservation that joins up with Perran Sands and Perranporth beach to form a stunning, three mile stretch of golden sand. Backed by dunes that house the ruins of St Piran’s oratory, the beach is easily accessed and very popular with surfers.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

Yes

Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

One of the few beaches in Cornwall where dogs are allowed all year round

Cornwall dog friendly beaches »

Activities

  • Kayaking/canoeing
  • Diving & snorkelling
  • Good fishing
  • Kite surfing
  • Swimming/bathing
  • Surfing

Facilities

  • Lost child centre

Nearest town

Newquay

Postcode

TR6 0AQ

OS grid ref.

SW 7602 5574

Water quality

Water quality star rating

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Submit a correction

What did we get wrong?