Harlyn Bay is a sheltered sandy beach on Cornwall’s north coast. The beach offers a shallow sandy shore that get’s some fun surf when the conditions are right, though doesn’t seem to get too gnarly due to it’s sheltered position. Lots of rocky outcrops, bays and caves to explore.

How to get there:

Harlyn Bay Beach
Padstow
Cornwall
PL28 8SQ

Facilities:

Lifeguards on duty at the surf school during peak months, toilets, lots of parking and a 4wd ice-cream van. Harlyn Surf School offer kayking tours & kayak hire, see here for more details harlynsurfschool.co.uk

Hazards:

Can get very busy. Novice surfers getting in the way. Submerged rocks around the edges of the bay that are well capable of puncturing a hull.

Ins and Outs:

From the main beach. Nice shallow, sandy spot.

Overview:

Sheltered beach with good surf and interesting spots for day touring / exploring.

Location:

Harlyn Bay

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