Beaches close by
Cornwall boasts a magnificent coastline, with dozens of beaches all just waiting to be explored.
With a coastline Stretching over 400 miles, Cornwall is a beach heaven. If you’re the sort of person who loves taking it easy and soaking up the sun or you just want somewhere you and your kids can build sandcastles, there’s a beach in Cornwall for you!
Below is a list of a few located just minutes from Monkey Tree Holiday Park
Beaches close by
This huge beach of golden sand backed by grass tufted dunes is a perfect example of the north coast’s wide open bays large enough for everyone to enjoy whatever comes naturally. Go body boarding in the water, storm watch in winter or stroll across the sands with the dog, Holywell is also an ideal place to just sit on the beach and read a good book while the kids play in the stream or enjoy the waves.
Crantock offers a large expanse of golden sands backed by dunes between the Pentire Headlands to both east and west. Popular for swimming, snorkelling, surfing and wind-surfing with board/canoe hire on the beach. Dolphins accasionally visit too! Lifeguard cover is provided from late May to late September. Cafes, toilets and National trust parking with 150 spaces are nearby.
With three miles of beautiful, golden sands, Perranporth beach is a spectacular playground for the whole family. Build sandcastles, play football or explore the countless rock pools (please leave the little creatures where they are!). Take a swim in the natural tidal pool at Chapel Rock, have a picnic, take a stroll, or watch the sun go down at the end of the day!
Fistral Beach Newquay has become cemented as the home of British surfing with the consistency and quality of the surf that it enjoys.
Surfer’s and spectators alike enjoy the location from beautifully calm days to the adrenaline filled days where Cornwall’s big wave the Cribbar is being surfed by the hardiest of surfers.
Towan Beach is at the heart of Newquay, one of the liveliest resorts in Cornwall, at the bottom of a steeply sloping hill. The beach is bordered to the west by the harbour and at the east by ‘the Island’ which is connected to the mainland by a suspension footbridge.
Watergate Bay beach, about 3 miles from Newquay on the North Cornwall coast, is a large beach. Two miles of golden sand at low tide stretches towards Newquay and out to sea enormous waves come in from the Atlantic providing a spectacular sight and a popular surfing and kitesurfing spot.
We are pleased to be working with SSS Surf School offering Surf Lessons for Children and Adults direct from Monkey Tree Holiday Park.