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Mother Iveys Bay Beach

Padstow, Cornwall

A beautiful isolated rural beach which is hidden in a bay along the South West Coastal Path.

Beach Type



None as this is an isolated beach



Nature and Wildlife

Mother Ivey's beach is situated on the South West Coastal Path.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

but there are no dog or litter bins.


Dogs are welcome.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Padstow Tourist Information Centre The Old Red Brick Building North Quay Padstow Tel. 01841 533449


Nearest town: Padstow
County: Cornwall
Latitude/Longitude: 50.5436, -5.01442
Postcode: PL28 8SL
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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


Take the B3276 southwest out of Padstow. follow signposts to Harlyn (right turn) take two right turns after Harlyn and Mother Iveys bay is on your right.

Public Transport

Bus route 556

Nearest Railway Stations

Newquay (Approx. 10 miles away)
Quintrell Downs (Approx. 10 miles away)
St Columb Road (Approx. 10 miles away)
Roche (Approx. 12 miles away)
Bugle (Approx. 14 miles away)

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


There is a small car park near the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Constantine Bay, Padstow (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Trevose Head, Harlyn (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Harlyn Bridge, Harlyn (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Treyarnon Bay, Treyarnon (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Trevone Road, Trevone (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Porthcothan Beach, Porthcothan (Long stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Link Road, Padstow (Long stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Lawn, Padstow (Unknown stay).
About 3.3 miles away
Park Head, Treburrick (Unknown stay).
About 3.3 miles away
South Quay, Padstow (Unknown stay).
About 3.4 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Padstow