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Spit Beach

Spit Beach beach, Cornwall

Spit Beach lies just west of Spit Point at Par, Grid reference SX074523 (Sat Nav PL24 2BP). It is quite a small south facing beach just to the west of Par sands and is dominated by the giant Imerys (English China Clays) drying works. The beach can be accessed from a number of points, but is most commonly reached by following the path that goes under the railway line and joins the Coast Path which runs alongside the China Clay works and over a metal bridge.

Not the most picturesque beach to visit, it is divided by a large concrete disused pipeline. Just to the west lies Fishing Point and ultimately the sands of Carlyon Bay.

There are no facilities or safety equipment and swimming is not recommended. Dogs are permitted all year. The nearest toilets and local shops are at Par Green, about a mile from the Spit Beach car park.



OS Explorer Map 107: St Austell & Liskeard

OS Explorer Map 107: St Austell & Liskeard

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 Charlestown, St Austell, St Blazey and St. Austell.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

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

arrowSt Blazey

arrowSt. Austell





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

	arrowSt Austell


	arrowSt. Austell



Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Fowey, Mevagissey, St Austell and Looe.

Nearby Attractions


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


	arrowCharlestown Shipwreck and Heritage Centre


	arrowSt Catherines Castle

	arrowFowey Museum


	arrowLostwithiel Museum

	arrowRestormel Castle


	arrowMevagissey Museum




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