Beach with Cafe
Gwithian sits in-between Godrevy and the Towans section of Hayle’s famous three miles of golden sand. Due to the gently sloping nature of Gwithian beach, those that are just starting out on their surfing career will appreciate the sea here, as the surf forms and breaks very slowly. Plus, the Gwithian Surf Academy is situated to show you the ropes.
Gwithian Beach has a bit of everything; curious rockpools, dramatic cliffs with caves, surrounding grassy dunes, but the best bit for us has to be the huge expanse of golden sand. The sunsets can be pretty special too.
The north side of the beach is lifeguarded from April to the end of September, and it’s dog-friendly all year round. You’ll also find a car park and two cafés nearby, but it’s worth bearing in mind that these get busy so arrive early.