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Sandy Mouth

Sandy Mouth beach, Cornwall

Sandy Mouth beach, sometimes written Sandymouth, lies on the North Cornwall coast about three miles north of Bude. A rocky west facing beach of large pebbles and some sand only uncovered at low tide, it is backed by high cliffs, the beach all but disappearing as the tide rises.

Located roughly mid way between Northcott Mouth in the south and Duckpool in the north, there is a reasonably sized car park behind the beach and a cafe/shop that is open in high season only.

Despite its relatively remote location Sandy Mouth is quite popular with experienced surfers. Swimming is not really advised due to the strong offshore currents that operate here.

Safety equipment and emergency telephone are located at the back of the beach and RNLI Lifeguards patrol the beach from mid-May until October 1st.

Geologists may find the banding of the rock strata here of some interest.


 Flora and Fauna

 Cafe, shop or pub

 Dogs permitted

 Lifeguard in summer


 Rescue equipment

 Good Surfing



OS Explorer Map 126: Clovelly & Hartland

OS Explorer Map 126: Clovelly & Hartland

This map is part of the Ordnance Survey's Explorer series designed to replace the old Pathfinder map series. At 1:25,000 scale this detailed map shows a host of attractions including gardens which are open to the public, nature reserves and country parks as well as all official footpaths, bridleways, roads and lanes. Other facilities covered include: camping and caravan sites, picnic areas and viewpoints, selected places of interest, rights of way information for England and Wales, National Trail and Recreational Path routes, and selected tourist information. The series is aimed mainly at the experienced map user but can be used by tourists and locals alike.

Local area

Local Accommodation


Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Bude, Stratton, Crackington Haven and Boscastle.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:







Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:






Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Bude, Launceston, Wadebridge and Callington.

Nearby Attractions


There's plenty more to explore in this area, too! Find more attractions and things to do nearby:


	arrowEfford Down Riding Stables

	arrowRebel Cinema


	arrowBoscastle Witchcraft Museum


	arrowDavidstow Airfield - Cornwall at War Museum


	arrowTintagel Castle

	arrowTintagel Old Post Office




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