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Upton Towans Beach

Upton Towans Beach, S W Coast Path, Gwithian, Hayle TR27 5BT, UK


About Upton Towans Beach

Upton Towans is a Sandy beach located near St Ives in Cornwall. The beach reaches a low rocky headland and the lighthouse on an island just off the coast. Ideal for surfing and safe for bathing and backed by sand dunes and adjacent holiday camping sites.

Attractions near Upton Towans Beach

The Towans1.05km from Upton Towans Beach

The Towans is dotted with secluded luxury lodges that make the most of a stunning setting that’s just moments from the beach.  The Towans is within an easy walk of beautiful Constantine Bay and the world-class Trevose Golf Club, while just a short drive away you’ll find some of Cornwall’s best attractions, including Padstow, Watergate Bay, and The Eden Project.

Saint Ives Bay2.84km from Upton Towans Beach

St Ives Bay is a crescent-shaped expanse stretching for 6 miles from the Island, near the centre of town, around to to Godrevy Head and the world-famous Godrevy lighthouse. This three mile stretch of golden sand contains Gwithian beach popular for surfing. To the west, the quieter more sheltered Porthkidney Sands adjacent to the village of Lelant is a tranquil and unique location.

Godrevy 2.93km from Upton Towans Beach

A vastt sandy beach which was surropunded by high cliffs and dramatic coves. Owned by the National Trust, it takes the brunt of the Atlantic swell and is one of the more exposed beaches of the North coast. From buckets and spades on sunny summer days to classic rugged Cornish splendour on a stormy winter's day, Godrevy offers the ultimate outdoor experience.

Godrevy Lighthouse2.96km from Upton Towans Beach

Godrevy Lighthouse was built by Trinity House in 1859 marking a dangerous reef off St. Ives called the Stones; the light was moved to an adjacent steel structure in 2012. Standing approximately 300 meters off Godrevy Head, it marks the Stones reef, which has been a hazard to shipping for centuries.

Paradise Park and JungleBarn Cornwall4.4km from Upton Towans Beach

Paradise Park is a wildlife sanctuary based in the picturesque harbour town of Hayle in Cornwall. Paradise Park was created by Mike and Audrey Reynolds and first opened its doors in 1973. Conservation is the main focus of the park which is home to a large number of endangered species. Paradise Park is a world leader in Parrot conservation.

Carbis Bay Beach4.88km from Upton Towans Beach

Carbis Bay Beach is a beautiful white sand beach and one of Cornwall's seven award-winning Blue Flag 2019 beaches, with safe bathing beach surrounded by subtropical splendour. A good beach where you can spend with your family and also there are so many activities there.

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One of the UK’s favourite summer destinations, holiday makers flock to Cornwall for its sandy beaches and surf-ready waves but look beyond the coastline and you’ll be rewarded with world-class galleries, fantastic food and many one-of-a-kind attractions.