This is an extensive open sandy beach very popular with families and one of south west Cornwall’s best surf beaches. It is bordered by dunes and cliffs that form a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Several car parks and a range of facilities are located close to the beach and the small village of Praa Sands is close by offering general stores. There is a wide variety of holiday accommodation and camp sites within a short distance of the beach.
Lifeguards: Easter, May to September and October half term, 10am and 6pm.
Dogs: banned from Easter Day to 1 October, 7am to 7pm.
Grid reference: LR SW576280
Latitude/longitude: 50.102699N and 5.389996W
Post code: TR20 9TG (for sat nav purposes)
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