Tolcarne Beach

Tolcarne Beach | Newquay | Beaches in Cornwall
Tolcarne Beach | Newquay | Beaches in Cornwall c Lowenna Pascoe
Tolcarne Beach | Newquay | Beaches in Cornwall c Visit Cornwall
Tolcarne Beach | Newquay | Beaches in Cornwall c Visit Cornwall
Tolcarne Beach
MCS Good Beach Guide 2014
Dog Friendly
Marine Conservation Society Good Beach Guide Recommended 2015 - excellent water quality


Tolcarne Beach nestles in a beautiful crescent shaped bay set against a background of cliffs that joins up with its neighbouring beaches Great Western and Lusty Glaze at low tide. The beach offers soft sand, easy swimming, fun family surfing, exciting rock pools to explore at low tide, sea fishing and the unique 'Tolcarne Wedge' for boogie boarding. Cleaned daily in the summer.

The beach shop has all you need for the perfect day on the beach - buckets & spades, wetsuits, boogie boards, sun cream, swim suits & beach games. Beach huts, windbreaks & loungers available for hire, as well as surf & body boards (foamy, custom or boogie), wetsuit & accessories. Hire by hour or day.

The surf school on the beach offers individual and group surf lessons for novice or intermediate surfer. Open all year round. Qualified BSA instructors with top quality equipment and suits.

The Venus cafe, located right on the beach, opens from Easter all through the summer and offers an excellent range of local and organically produced food and drink. The Venus Company specialise in the best alfresco style dining experience and have been awarded the Gold England for Excellence Sustainable Tourism Award.

Lifeguard cover from the 19th of May until the 30th of September (2018).

Please note: Dogs are welcome on this beach except between 1 May and 30 September when a seasonal dog ban is in place.

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