Harlyn Bay

North Cornish Beach

Large sandy beach near Padstow that often has smaller surf than the more exposed neighbouring beaches.
About Harlyn Bay

Large sandy beach near Padstow that often has smaller surf than the more exposed neighbouring beaches.

Tourist Guide to Harlyn Bay

Harlyn Bay Beach

This wide, sandy beach is the main attraction in Harlyn Bay. It's a popular spot for swimming, sunbathing, and surfing. There's also a lifeguard on duty during the summer months, making it a safe spot for families with children.

Coastal Walk

The coastal walk from Harlyn Bay to Trevone Bay offers some of the most breathtaking views in Cornwall. The walk takes about an hour and a half and is suitable for all ages and abilities.


Harlyn Bay is a great spot for surfers of all skill levels. There are several surf schools in the area that offer lessons and equipment rentals.


Harlyn Bay is also known for its fishing. You can either fish from the beach or go on a fishing trip with one of the local charter boats.


The picturesque town of Padstow is just a short drive from Harlyn Bay. It's known for its seafood restaurants and Rick Stein's famous seafood cookery school.

St. Enodoc Church

This beautiful church is located on the hill above Harlyn Bay. It's worth a visit for the stunning views of the bay and the church's interesting history.

Harlyn Bay Stores

This local store offers all the essentials you might need during your stay, from groceries to surf rentals.

Overall, Harlyn Bay is a great destination for a relaxing and peaceful holiday. Whether you're interested in surfing, fishing, or just lounging on the beach, there's something for everyone in this charming coastal village.

Holiday Accommodation

Three coastal holiday lets in Cornwall close to beaches and top attractions:

Cornwall Holiday Cottage

Seaside Holiday Cottage

Traditional cottage close to beach with stunning seaviews

Porthpean Holiday Apartment

Porthpean Apartment

Modern apartment close to beach with seaviews

North Cornwall Holiday Accommodation

Atlantic Escape

Northcoast holiday bungulow with large private garden near Padstow and beaches


Coastal holiday accommodation in Cornwall suitable for relaxing holidays and short breaks close to beaches and attractions.