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Readymoney (Fowey) Beach

Fowey, Cornwall

A small sheltered gently sloping sandy beach. It is situated in a cove sheltered by cliffs which open out on to the mouth of the River Fowey Estuary. To the North it is bounded by the medieval part of the Fowey. To the South West is St Catherine's Castle.

Beach Type



A slip-way is available to beach users all year round
Toilets (including disabled toilets)
Are available seasonally


Boat free area and swimming platform

Nature and Wildlife

No cycle routes are available. but the South West Coastal Path provides attractive walks overlooking the Fowey estuary and harbour. The tidal rock-pools hold interesting seashore life.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned daily during high season and litter bins are available.


Dogs are banned between Easter and 30th September.

Tourist Information

Fowey Tourist Information Centre The Post Office Fore St. Fowey Tel: 01726 833616


Nearest town: Fowey
County: Cornwall
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3291, -4.64455
Postcode: PL23 1JH
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Park at the signposted 'Readymoney Car Park' (Pay & Display). then access the beach via a very attractive. but steep footpath.

Public Transport

Nearest bus service at main car park. and Fowey Town Centre approximately half a mile away.

Nearest Railway Stations

Par (Approx. 3 miles away)
Lostwithiel (Approx. 6 miles away)
Luxulyan (Approx. 6 miles away)
St Austell (Approx. 6 miles away)
Bodmin Parkway (Approx. 8 miles away)

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


Around 150 (unmarked) car parking spaces are available for a charge.

Nearby Car Parks

Readymoney, Fowey (Long stay).
About 0.3 miles away
St. Saviour's Hill, Polruan (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Main, Fowey (Long stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Squires Field, Fowey (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Coombe, Fowey (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Town Quay, Fowey (Short stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Albert Quay, Fowey (Short stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Old Station Yard, Fowey (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Caffa Mill, Fowey (Long stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Bodinnick, Bodinnick (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away

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