Beaches

Beaches of Fowey

Cornwall's beaches are rated among the best in the UK and even the world. Thanks to the our unique position on the UK's south west peninsula, 80% of Cornwall is surrounded by the sea with the longest stretch of coastline in the UK at 476km. So wether your looking for soft warm sand, rip roaring waves or paddling in rock pools there’s a beach nearby for you.Most beaches in Cornwall are family friendly.
The RNLI provide a life-guard service at the most popular beaches during the busiest months, however visitors are advised to check beforehand for more detailed information at RNLI website. Safety information notices are usually provided on site at the most popular beaches. Some beaches are dog friendly all year round, other beaches operate a seasonal dog ban usually from Easter to October.
Readymoney

Readymoney

Readymoney Cove is a south-east facing sandy beach to the south of the harbour town of Fowey. It is sheltered by cliffs and a medieval by St Catherine's Castle.

Polkerris

Polkerris

A sheltered harbour beach in the small village of Polkerris, overlooking St Austell Bay, with a stone quay providing shelter and about two miles west of Fowey.

Watergate

Watergate

Watergate Bay beach, about 3 miles from Newquay. Two miles of golden sand and Atlantic waves, a spectacular sight and a popular surfing and kitesurfing spot.

Retreat To Fowey