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Accessible Beaches in Cornwall

Disabled Access, Wheelchair Access, Easy Access, Access for All, whatever the term the following is all about accessibility to the beaches of Cornwall

Please check locally as we depend on information provided to us for these listings and circumstances may have changed. We endeavour to use authoritative sources for our info however errors are bound to occur occasionally.

Cornwall Accessible Beach Huts PDF

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If you wish to hireIf you wish to hire a Sand Chair these may be able to provide one -
Sand Chairs may be available for hire from - Looe Town Trust. Telephone: 01503 263 709 or Parranporth Gardens. Telephones: 0845 664 30630
Bude Crooklets Beach and Crooklets There is level access to the beach from its large car park (with disabled access) and the numerous facilities include a café, play area, swimming pool and toilets
Bude Duckpool and Duckpool A National Trust car park is available, from which there is level access to the beach.
Bude Summerleaze Beach There is disabled access from the car park, disabled toilets and a disabled sand chair is also available. The Sand Chair should (when possible) be booked in advance, Summerleaze Beach Office. Telephone: 01288 352 226 (open from June to September) - there is a "Changing Places" toilet at the car park near the RNLI
Falmouth Cawsand Beach Cawsand A large car park is situated less than 200 yards from the beach. Access to the beach is easy. Facilities include toilets, shops and cafés.
Falmouth Gyllyngvase Beach Toilets (inc disabled), Disabled Access. A Sand chair to enable access to the beach and the water for visitors with mobility problems is available at Gyllyngvase Beach Cafe. Telephone: 01326 312 884
Falmouth Maenporth Beach Disabled Access. Parking is right on the beach, (charges)
Falmouth Swanpool Beach Disabled access. There is level access to the beach via adjacent car park across the road also see this site
Hayle Riviere Sands There is now access to the beach via a ramp at The Bluff Inn pub / restaurant car park
Lands End Sennen Cove Beach Sennen Cove Access to the beach is suitable for disabled visitors. Ample car parking is available in several car parks in and around the village. Facilities include shops, cafés, art gallery and toilets.
Looe Downderry Beach The western end of the beach is easily accessed via a path or slipway. There is disabled access to the western beach. Access to the eastern end of the beach is difficult.
Looe East Looe Beach Disabled access. Access - flat 10 minute walk from car park. Sand chair for the disabled available for hire, please contact Looe Town Trust Seafront Workshops on 01503 263709
Looe Hannafore Beach Access - easily accessible from adjacent car parking along the sea front. Refreshments and toilets. Disabled access.
Looe Portwrinkle Beach Disabled access. Access - easy
Nr Looe Seaton Beach Disabled Access. Access - easy level access
Marazion Marazion Beach Excellent facilities are available, cafes, toilets, ice cream shops and pub. Sand chair available at St Michael's Mount, Marazion. Telephone: 01736 710 265
Mullion Poldhu Cove Beach Poldhu Cove (NT) Disabled Access. Access - easy access from the car park situated behind the beach.
Newquay Fistral Beach Access - easy from limited parking. Services - Refreshments, beachside restaurant and toilets. Disabled access. Sand chair available at Fistral Surf Hire Shop. Telephone: 01637 850 584
Newquay Mawgan Porth Beach Disabled access. Access - easily accessible from the car park across the road. Sand chair available at Bettys News. Telephone: 01637 860 240
Newquay Porth Beach Access: Easy from car park. Disabled access.
Newquay Towan Beach Disabled access. A sand chair is available to hire, please book from Blue Reef Aquarium. Telephone: 01637 878 134, charge & plus deposit.
Newquay Watergate Bay There are several access paths down to the beach. The easiest access path is in front of the hotel in the valley. Sand chairs are available from Watergate Bay Hotel. Telephone: 01637860543.
Padstow Constantine Bay Beach Toilets (inc disabled),Seaside Award for clean safe and well-managed beaches, no other info
Padstow Treyarnon Bay Beach

Easy level access from the car park. Toilets (inc disabled)
for info on sand chairs call 07583 218 891

Padstow Trevone Bay Beach Car Park with easy access to the beach. Disabled access.
Perranporth Perranporth Beach The beach has disabled access - Sand chairs are available from Perranporth Gardens. Telephone: 07881521730
Polperro Talland Bay Beach Access to the beach is easy from the parking area and is also suitable for disabled access also see this site
Porthtowan Porthtowan Beach Disabled access..Level access from car park.
Portreath Portreath Beach There is disabled access to the beach, and some designated disabled parking spaces in the car park that overlooks the beach
To hire the Sand Chair please contact David Green of West Cornwall Adventure who is based at the beach. Tel: 07837 634861
St Austell Charlestown Beach Access - disabled access south side. Large, stony very safe private harbour beach with Tall ships
St Austell Par Sands and Par Sands Beach A car park is situated adjacent to the beach, from which there is easy access to the beach. Facilities at the beach include a shop, café, pub and toilets.
St Austell Pentewan Beach Disabled access. Access - flat easy access to the beach (privately owned).
St Austell Porthpean Beach A car park is situated by the beach. A slipway provides easy access to the beach (steep incline). Facilities, situated on a small promenade backing the beach, include toilets, a shop and refreshments.
St Ives Porthgwidden Beach Disabled access. Shop/cafe nearby
St Ives Porthminster Beach Disabled access, Sand chair available at Porthminster Beach Cafe. Telephone: 01736 795 352
The Roseland Carne Beach Access to the beach is via the National Trust car park. The beach has disabled access, and facilities include public toilets and catering in hotels situated either end of the beach. also see this site
The Roseland Pendower Beach Access to the beach is easy, with disabled access
The Roseland Porthluney Cove (Caerhays) Privately owned, a large car park is situated by the beach, with disabled access. Facilities include toilets, a shop, and café.
The Roseland Portholland Beach Disabled Access. Access - from parking adjacent to beach also see this site
The Roseland Towan Beach Access - beach is accessed via a 250 yard path. Disabled access
Wadebridge Polzeath Beach Sand chairs are available from Wavehunters Surf School. Telephone: 07969 660 014
Sand Chair hire points here - also see Sand chairs provided by Cornwall Mobility
Sand Chairs (All-terrain wheelchairs) may be hired from Parranporth Gardens. Telephones: 0845 664 30630 or Looe Town Trust. Telephone: 01503 263 709
Last updated April 28th 2018