The Beach Guide

Praa Sands Beach

Praa Sands Beach - Cornwall

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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


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

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

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  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Slipway

    Nearest town



    TR20 9TG

    OS grid ref.

    SW 5777 2804

    Water quality

    Water quality star rating


    Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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