Best Cornwall Beaches Take a look at the best beaches in Cornwall Perranporth Beach Perranporth is a massive sandy beach in Cornwall St Ives – Carbis Bay Carbis Bay is a great safe swimming hotspot Porthcurno Beach Portcurno is an award-winning beach that is considered as a paradise Watergate Bay Watergate Bay is a large sandy beach located 3 miles from Newquay Summerleaze Beach A wide sandy beach within easy walking distance of Bude town centre Fistral Beach Fistral Beach is considered to be the UK’s leading surfing beach Kynace Cove Kynace Cove is considered one of Cornwall’s most attractive and unique beaches. The Strangles Beach The Strangles is a wild, sandy beach on the north coast of Cornwall. Hemmick Beach Hemmick Beach is a secluded stretch of sandy beach on the south coast of Cornwall. Widemouth Bay Widemouth Bay is a popular surfing beach near Bude. Hayle Beach Hayle is a seaside town with a collection of fantastic beaches. Praa Sands This sandy beach is popular amongst families and surfers.