The Beach Guide

Tregonhawke Beach (Whitsand Bay)

Tregonhawke Beach (Whitsand Bay) - Cornwall

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Tregonhawke is part of a three mile stretch of sand known as Whitsand Bay, considered by many to be East Cornwall's finest beach. Popular with surfers, despite dangerous rip currents, access to the beach at Tregonhawke involves steep steps. Tregonhawke is the headquarters of the Whitsand Bay Surf Lifesaving Club.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

We do not have information on this beach but restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

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    • Toilets

    Nearest town



    PL10 1JU

    OS grid ref.

    SX 4058 5134

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