Crantock Beach information and Guide
There are car parks at Crantock and West Pentire. The beach is backed by sand dunes. The beach is a large, sandy beach with extensive sand dunes, rock pools and caves. Crantock Beach is situated at the mouth of the River Gannel.
Surfing: a mile south of the town, this is a north-west facing beach sheltered by east and west Pentire Points. Worth a visit when other beaches are blown out, the waves are best at mid to high tide. Hazards: rips.
The video below is taken with a quadrocopter and has produced some quite stunning shots of the beach the surfers and the windsurfers as it passed overhead.
You can check the RNLI Lifeguard page for Crantock
Back to Newquay Beaches© Photograph of Crantock with kind permission of Robert Pittman (Flckr)