The Beach Guide

Rock Beach

Rock Beach - Cornwall

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Rock is a long, sandy beach on the east side of the Camel estuary, opposite Padstow. At low tide the sand stretches all the way from Porthilly cove north to Daymer Bay. There is a passenger ferry connecting Rock and Padstow.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year.

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    Nearest town



    PL27 6JZ

    OS grid ref.

    SW 9369 7546

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