The Beach Guide

Hayle Towans Beach

Hayle Towans Beach - Cornwall

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Hayle Towans is the start of a three mile stretch of sand that joins up with Gwithian and Godrevy at low tide. The Hayle end of the beach is the most developed, but the beach is so vast it rarely feels crowded. Backed by a large area of sand dunes.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs are banned from Easter - October.

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  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Pub nearby

    Nearest town

    St Ives


    TR27 5AP

    OS grid ref.

    SW 5637 3943

    Water quality

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    Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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