We think Harlyn Bay is one of Cornwall's most breath-taking beaches. The north Cornwall coastline is open to the Atlantic and waves readily break onto its beaches and coves making this stretch of coastline the ideal location for a UK surfing holiday.
Harlyn Bay is recognised as one of the safest beaches in north Cornwall yet it's a Cornish beach you may not have heard of which means that Harlyn Bay is a secret beach waiting to be discovered and explored by you and your family.
Recognised by the Sunday Times as north Cornwall's premier surf school, Harlyn Surf School offers surfing lessons as well as something for all the family such as paddleboarding, coasteering and kayaking.
Surfing at Harlyn Bay in Cornwall is fantastic for all levels of surfer whether you are a first timer or an avid fan. There are several good breaks along the north Cornwall coast but Harlyn Bay offers so much to so many. Local surfers enjoy the great waves and can be seen surfing in all seasons. At the same time, the beach is safe and the currents are less intimidating than those encountered on other beaches, such as Constantine or Trevone, allowing for enthusiastic first time surfers to safely experience the thrill of catching their first wave.
Harlyn Bay is a dog-friendly beach and it's unspoilt nature means there's not only plenty of space for your dog to safely run but there's also a myriad of rockpools to explore too.
Our cottage is just 2 minutes from the beach and anytime is a good time to walk its length. Our lovely British weather continually changes the look and feel of the beach so don't forget to take your camera out on your bracing early morning walk or relaxing late evening stroll.
The scenery and cliff walks at Harlyn Bay are breathtaking and, come rain or shine and no matter what age or ability, a holiday in Harlyn Bay offers something for everyone.