Crantock offers a large expanse of golden sands backed by dunes between the Pentire Headland to the west and the Gannel river to the east. Popular for swimming, snorkelling, surfing and wind-surfing with board/canoe hire on the beach. Dolphins accasionally visit too!
Cafes, toilets and parking with 150 spaces are nearby along with a camping site.
Access is difficult through steep dunes.
Lifeguard cover from 15th May until 26th September (2021).
Crantock beach is owned and looked after by the National Trust and is able to care and conserve areas like this, thanks to their members, volunteers and donors. Car park free to National Trust members.