Crooklets Beach on the north coast of Cornwall offers a wide expanse of golden sand that’s exposed at low tide and bordered by rocky outcrops ideal for rock-pooling.
On the northern edge of the seaside town of Bude, which first became popular with Victorian holidaymakers during the 19th century, Crooklets Beach is just a short walk from the town centre. The beach has great facilities including a large car park, level access and viewing area, a play area, skate park, beach cafe, showers, amusements and pubs close by.
It has lifeguards from May to September (2023)
A sand chair is available for disabled visitors. Call 01288 352226 (June - September)
Please note: Dogs are welcome on this beach except in July and August, 10am to 6pm when a seasonal dog ban is in place (2023).
Today it’s popular for experienced surfers and is home to the Bude Surf Life Saving Club, which was established in 1953 by in Australian, Alan Kennedy, who is recognised as the founding father of Great Britain’s Surf Lifesaving movement.
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