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Crantock Beach

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Amazing dog-friendly beach

Dog-lovers heaven. Well-behaved hounds galore. Beach area is clean and well-managed. So glad we... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Zurich, Switzerland
Gorgeous Beach

Crantock is reached via a steep climb up from the National Trust car park through the sand but is... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Marlow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Dog-lovers heaven. Well-behaved hounds galore. Beach area is clean and well-managed. So glad we were staying in a cottage nearby though, as the car-park filled up early, even outside of school-holiday times.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank julieg73
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Crantock is reached via a steep climb up from the National Trust car park through the sand but is well worth it. When the tide is out it is just huge and beautiful to walk on or just sit and watch the mesmerising waves. We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank EnglishLady5
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Beautiful camp site and caravan site beautiful village pubs dog friendly fantastic food real ales very friendly staff

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank J2656OLjulie
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic beach safe and dog friendly well worth a walk a lovely day followed by lunch at the old Albion. Well worth a try beach and pub.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Simon W
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

All the beaches are beautiful of course but we loved Crantock- we walked down from the Bowgie Inn to walk off our dinner and loved it. It is huge and beautiful. There are no facilities when you are down there but love that it isn’t...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Susan03T
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

The most beautiful beach in the world. Charge your spiritual batteries and enjoy the perfect splendour of Cornwall

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Roobcox
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Wow, what a beautiful beach hidden away. About 15 minutes drive from Hendra Holiday Park. There is a national trust car park which is free to members. A toilet block in the car park and looks like a surf school as well. A few mins...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank R1044EHjonathanp
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

This beach is one of the best in this area. With big sand dunes and a river coming down the estuary to the beach it’s got everything to keep the kids happy.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rogermF4429LM
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We picked a lousy day to go to the beach as it was cold and wet but to be honest, once we got into the sea you didn’t notice. Parking is easy enough (it’s free as a national trust member) and there are lifeguards present...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank swiss_r
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Beautiful sand beach, absolutely massive, we arrived when the tide was out and it took us around 15 minutes from stepping foot on the beach to reach the waters edge. Perfectly clean, no noise other than the ocean and the breeze, toilets in main car...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank MrDanIAm
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Sally P
5 November 2018|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
Don't believe it is anywhere as far as two miles suggested above; certainly to the old village. Suggest checking on Google map. Certainly done this walk with prams and loads of beach toys on many occasions. As a family, we... More
Luke R
19 September 2018|
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Response from Jayne W | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can
Kirsty D
16 June 2018|
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Response from Blamelesssky | Reviewed this property |
I think they can get about 100 cars in but it fill up quickly - by 10 you would be lucky to get a space