Beaches of South East Cornwall
South East Cornwall Beaches
East Looe: Family friendly sandy beach with safe swimming and all services nearby. Easily accessible – there is even a beach wheelchair for disabled visitors.
Hannafore, West Looe: Great for rock pooling at low tide or snorkelling at high tide, free parking on road above, facilities nearby.
Lantic Bay: National Trust owned beach, reached by 20 min walk from car park along and down a steep coast path. Swimmers should be aware of strong currents and shelving.
Lansallos: Another National Trust beach, a secluded cove at the end of an old smugglers path, popular with families.
Seaton: Large dog friendly sand and shingle beach to the east of Looe. Parking behind beach. All facilities.
Talland Bay: Between Looe and Polperro, mix of rock pools and sand, cafes and parking.
Whitsand Bay: Long sandy beaches at bottom of high sloping cliffs. Best place for surfing in area but rip currents can make it dangerous for swimming. Life Guards stationed at Freathy during summer season.
For more detail, see our South East Cornwall Beach Guide