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Freathy Beach

Tregonhawke, Cornwall

Situated between Sharrow Point and Tregonhawke, to which Freathy joins at low tide. Mainly used by locals. Beware high tide when this part of the coast splits into many smaller coves. Access via a narrow cliff path.

Beach Type

Rock and shingle


Cafe at Freathy


Beware of rip-currents

Nature and Wildlife

On the South west coast path. The beach and surrounding area are maintained by the National Trust

Water Quality

Not Tested




Dogs allowed.

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre Plymouth Discovery Centre Plymouth Rd Crabtree Plymouth PL3 6RN Tel: 01752 266030


Nearest town: Tregonhawke
County: Cornwall
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3523, -4.27043
Postcode: PL11 3AZ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


From Plymouth. take the A38 then turn left onto the A374. then two miles later turn left again onto the B3247 to Crafthole. At Crafthole continue on the B3247. There is a poorly marked car park just before the turning to Freathy.

Nearest Railway Stations

St Germans (Approx. 3 miles away)
Keyham (Approx. 5 miles away)
Saltash (Approx. 5 miles away)
Devonport Dockyard (Approx. 5 miles away)
Devonport (Devon) (Approx. 5 miles away)

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


Parking also available closer to the beach. follow signs to Sharrow point.

Nearby Car Parks

Tregantle, Tregantle (Long stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Freathy, Freathy (Long stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Portwrinkle, Portwrinkle (Long stay).
About 1.8 miles away
West Street, Millbrook (Long stay).
About 2.3 miles away
St Andrew's Place, Cawsand (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Cawsand, Cawsand (Long stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Ramehead Lane, Plymouth (Unknown stay).
About 3.3 miles away
Thanckes Park, Torpoint (Unknown stay).
About 3.4 miles away
Polbathic, Polbathic (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away
Antony Road, Torpoint (Short stay).
About 3.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Tregonhawke