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Golden sun and sands

Fabulous piece of coastline. Breathtaking views on a sunny day. Small cafe at one end. Potential to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Martin H
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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When we visited Harlyn Bay it was October and the sea was very rough. Nice little bay and fine sand... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fabulous piece of coastline. Breathtaking views on a sunny day. Small cafe at one end. Potential to access Padstow eventually on foot.

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we visited Harlyn Bay it was October and the sea was very rough. Nice little bay and fine sand with walks around the top.

Thank lynebbs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful beach and great tapas at cafe. Parking at cafe a bonus. Staff at cafe friendly and helpful.

Thank Kivvy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great beach, tide goes out quickly which provides a vast expanse of dog friendly beach to play and run on. Great for swimming. Very clean. Downside is no facilities but still worth a visit

Thank Hertsgirl99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely beach with clean sand. Lots of dogs but all were well behaved. Lots of shells. Parking next to the beach but tight narrow road leading down to the beach. We came in september when it was quite deserted but can imagine it being busier...More

Thank mroclock
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed at or near Harlyn nearly every year for the past 20. Nothing much has changed apart from the car park fees, now £5, but it’s still good value! Harlyn Bay is an unspoilt beach where everyone including dogs can have an enjoyable...More

Thank Ronnie W
Reviewed September 17, 2018

The best beach in Cornwall in my opinion, clean, safe, good lifeguards and a pub for crafty one when you come off the beach. Perfect. Lots of folk posting about issues with dogs! Rubbish, the beach is huge, you don't notice the dogs. Ps, if...More

Thank Andy S
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Great beach good for surfing beginners and rarely too busy as it’s huge with a small gift shop and pub close to hand

Thank Peter A
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Family beach safe to swim and surf. Great sandy beach dog friendly. Lifeguards on beach said safest beach to play in the water in this area .

Thank Philip B
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Beat beach I’ve ever visited easily. Spent a lovely afternoon here playing around in the waves probably looking daft in front of the locals who were prepared with wetsuits and paddleboards. Really convenient parking, ice cream can, gorgeous sand, lovely scenery.

Thank Gina T
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jo g
August 12, 2018|
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Response from alwaysloveaholiday | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is. Even a pub!
July 24, 2018|
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Response from Caroline H | Reviewed this property |
There is no barrier you will be fine Hope you have a great day
Maria F
August 18, 2015|
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Response from Caroline H | Reviewed this property |
No I don’t think they do x