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Looe - Plaidy Beach

Looe, Cornwall

A small sand and shingle beach surrounded by rocks offering plenty of rockp -pools to explore.

Beach Type



Nearest toilets are in Looe



Nature and Wildlife

Numerous coastal walks. Walking distance from Looe.

Water Quality

Not Tested




Dogs allowed all year.

Tourist Information

LOOE TIC The Guildhall. Fore Street East Looe. Cornwall. PL13 1AA Tel: 01503 262072


Nearest town: Looe
County: Cornwall
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3569, -4.4422
Postcode: PL13 1LD
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Looe, Cornwall at Explore Britain.


Parking available in Looe. or at nearby Millendreath beach - take the B3253 east out of Looe through St Martins. turn right in Great Tree towards Millendreath.

Public Transport

Bus routes 572 573

Nearest Railway Stations

Looe (Less than half a mile away)
Sandplace (Approx. 2 miles away)
Causeland (Approx. 4 miles away)
St Keyne Wishing Well Halt (Approx. 4 miles away)
Menheniot (Approx. 5 miles away)

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


Parking available in Looe. or at nearby Millendreath beach

Nearby Car Parks

Barbican Sports Field, Looe (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
May Lane, East Looe (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Fore Street, East Looe (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Riverbank, Looe (Short stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Looe Station, Looe (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Quay Road, West Looe (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Millpool, Looe (Long stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Kilminorth Woods, Looe (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Hendersick, Polperro (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
Seaton Beach, Seaton (Long stay).
About 2.5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Looe