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Daymer Bay Beach

Padstow, Cornwall

This wide Sandy beach on the Camel estuary is backed by sand dunes and a golf course. The water is shallow and ideal for bathing.

Beach Type



Cafe (open during the bathing season)


Swimming and windsurfing

Nature and Wildlife

There are many interesting walks around Daymer Bay including a coastal footpath walk to Polzeath which offers lovely views of the surrounding coastline. There are interesting rock pools at the beach.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned by the Parish Council and there are litter bins on the beach.


Dogs are allowed but there are no dog bins.

Tourist Information

Wadebridge Tourist Information Centre Eddystone Road Wadebridge Cornwall PL27 7AL


Nearest town: Padstow
County: Cornwall
Latitude/Longitude: 50.5608, -4.92541
Postcode: PL27 6SA
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Take the Wadebridge to Polzeath road and turn left to Rock. then right for Daymer. Access to the beach is good but requires the use of some steps.

Public Transport

Bus route 584

Nearest Railway Stations

Roche (Approx. 11 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


There is parking available for 150 cars but there are no disabled spaces. There is a charge for using the car park.

Nearby Car Parks

Trebetherick, Trebetherick (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Tristram, Polzeath (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Polzeath Beach, Polzeath (Long stay).
About 1 miles away
Rock Quarry, Rock (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
New Polzeath, New Polzeath (Long stay).
About 1.3 miles away
South Quay, Padstow (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Lawn, Padstow (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Link Road, Padstow (Long stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Railway, Padstow (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Leadmines, Pentireglaze (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Padstow