It is a sandy beach resort, approximately 940 metres wide, surrounded by sand dunes and cliffs. The River Gannel flows the length of the beach to the sea at the north end of the beach.
Crantock Beach is adjacent to the South West Coast Path.
Bay Estuary Sand
|Chance of rain||38%|
|Max UV Index|
|Chance of rain||42%|
The tide at Crantock Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 3:43 PM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 10:12 PM.
Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low
Approximate sea surface temperature: 15.6°CDetailed weather and tides »
Two large charging car parks, the closest is NT run (members free), immediately behind the dunes at the eastern end of the beach.
Dogs are allowed.
Beach cleaned regularly.
Daily - 21st May - 25th September
Good water quality
4 Beachcombers Apartments
From £5040.00 per week at Sykes Holiday Cottages
The Old Smithy
From £3493.00 per week at Sykes Holiday Cottages
From £4901.00 per week at Sykes Holiday Cottages
Romantic Forrabury And Minster Cottage
From £365.00 per week at Holidaycottages.co.uk
From £2532.00 per week at Sykes Holiday Cottages
From £3220.00 per week at Sykes Holiday Cottages
Big Green Surf School (0.1 miles)
Quiksilver Surf School Newquay (0.6 miles)
Fistral Beach Surf School (1.1 miles)
Blue Wings Surf School (1.1 miles)
Newquay Water Sports Centre (1.4 miles)
Vertical Descents Cornwall (1.4 miles)
The Escape Surf School (1.4 miles)
Newquay Activity Centre (1.4 miles)
Bodyboard-Holidays (1.4 miles)
All distances are approximate
less than a mile northeast as the seagull flies, around 2 miles by road.
around 2 miles east-northeast as the seagull flies, around 3 miles by road.
around 4 miles northeast as the seagull flies, around 5 miles by road.
around 2 miles southwest as the seagull flies, around 7 miles by road.
around 4 miles south-southwest as the seagull flies, around 10 miles by road.
around 3 miles south-southwest as the seagull flies, around 10 miles by road.
just over a mile west-southwest as the seagull flies, around 6 miles by road.
Location type: Urban
OS Grid: SW786611
Local Authority: Cornwall
Nearest postcode: TR7 1PJ
(for sat-nav purposes only, a beach does not have a postal address!)
Important! Beach information is compiled from a variety of different sources and is correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of compilation. However, information may be incorrectly supplied by our sources or go out of date after publication. BritishBeaches.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy of any information on this page.
(Or après-beach. Or pre-beach. Or, just because you might want stuff)
Freya Spirit Classic Brief
Only £4.39 from UK Swimwear
Weird Fish Neo Printed Bamboo T-Shirt Navy Size S
Only £17.50 from Weird Fish
adidas Persistar Fitness Swimming Goggles Adult
Only £9.50 from sportsdirect.com
Jack Wolfskin Marble Paw T Shirt
Only £13.94 from OutdoorGear UK