Show / hide menu

Praa Sands Beach

beach info
maps
weather & tides
photos
Praa Sands Beach - Cornwall

© Rich Tea and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

Praa Sands is a long, sandy beach with plenty of car parks and a couple of cafes. Picks up plenty of southerly swell and is popular with both families and surfers. The amenities are clustered at the western end, while the eastern end is rockier and wilder.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

Yes

Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs are banned on the beach from Easter - end of October. Dog bins are provided.

Cornwall dog friendly beaches »

Activities

  • Surfing

Facilities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • Disabled facilities
  • First aid point
  • Lost child centre
  • Shop
  • Pub nearby
  • Slipway

Nearest town

Helston

Postcode

TR20 9TG

OS grid ref.

SW 5777 2804

Water quality

Water quality star rating

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended